When you make the effort to look your best for the spring racing carnival, or any occasion really, you feel it on the inside. Forget fashion and embrace style – style that is tailored for you.
With style comes confidence; ignore the envious and just enjoy being yourself. This carnival season, become the lady or gent you know you can be. Relax, smile and enjoy the gaiety.
Siobhan wears \ Alex Perry Carmelia dress, St Erasmus pearl bangle and
Philip Treacy patent pill-box hat.
Jake wears Ralph Lauren Bond shirt, Anthony blazer, Preston linen pant, St James Pocket Square and Repp solid tie.
Jake’s hair is lustrous thanks to Biba men’s grooming range.
Jake wears \ Ralph Lauren Bradford blazer and pant, CM Estate shirt and Repp club striped tie.
Eily B wears \ Thurley Gilded Python dress, Anya Hindmarch Valorie clutch, Lanvin Naturalist ring and Serena Lindeman gold leather pill-box hat.
Siobhan wears \ Carla Zampatti Jasmine aquamarine dress, Jamin Puech Lloudmila bag, Serena Lindeman “swirl” headpiece,
Vera Xane Spin Top ring and Sunray bangle.
Sergej wears \ Calibre LA blazer and pant, shirt and pocket square, Ralph Lauren
Elly B and Siobhan are wearing eye colours from YSL Ombres 5 Lumières in Tawny 03 ($99).
Sergej wears \ Ermenegildo Zegna navy shadow stripe suit, shirt, tie, silk pochette and leather derby.
Siobhan wears \ Alex Perry Bonita dress, Anya Hindmarch Valorie clutch, Philip Treacy natural and gold spiral headband and Tony Bianco Klass heels.
Eily B wears \ Bianca Spender Coquillage turquoise dress, Shourouk necklace, Vera Xane Sunray bangle (worn as an armlet) and Cage cuff, Rachael Ruddick Capucine clutch, Tony Bianco Libby heels and Serena Lindeman silk flower headpiece.
To re-create Elly B’s vibrant and sensational lips, use YSL Fard à Lèvres Rouge Pur in Tropical Pink ($50).
Sergej wears \ Hugo Boss Black jacket (part of suit), shirt and pant, Ralph Lauren crochet tie, Emilio Pucci pocket square (also on our cover), and Calibre belt and shoes.
Eily B wears \ LP33.3 Descent Racer dress, Philip Treacy vertical slice with crimp-fabric hat, Shourouk jewel and rope bracelets and Tony Bianco Klass heels (also seen on our cover).
Siobhan wears \ Thurley Palermo dress and Carnival jacket, Sonia Rykiel orb twist necklace, Tony Bianco Ambrose heels and Serena Lindeman leather and silk handmade flowers.
For nails like Siobhan’s, use Orly Beach Cruiser (18ml, $18.95) & Pink Lemonade (5.4ml, $7.95).
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Alex Perry \ www.alexperry.com.au
Anya Hindmarch, Philip Treacy, Shourouk, Sonia Rykiel, Jamin Puech, St Erasmus, Lanvin Christine 9654 2011
Bianca Spender www.biancaspender.com.au
Carla Zampatti www.carlazampatti.com.au
Calibre \ www.calibre.com.au
Ermenegildo Zegna \ 1300 493 462
Emilio Pucci \ www.emiliopucci.com
Hugo Boss \ 9650 0606
LP33.3 \ www.lp333.net
Thurley \ www.thurley.com.au
Tony Bianco www.tonybianco.com.au
Rachael Ruddick www.rachaelruddick.com
Ralph Lauren \ 9654 0374
Serena Lindeman www.serenalindeman.com.au
Vera Xane \ www.veraxane.com
Creative direction \ Dhav Naidu
Photography \ Ed Purnomo
Models \ Elly B & Siobhan (London Management)
Sergej & Jake (Chadwick Models)
Hair \ Lyndal Salmon
Artistic director, BIBA Academy
Make-up Yves Saint Laurent, by YSL make-up artist Sylvia Petricevic
Nails \ Fiona Hay for ORLY Professional Nail Care
Photographic assistant Dylan Buzolich
Special thanks To Elise May, Ingrid Lovett, Hannah Smith & Renee Black