Myer Fashions on the Field

2013 saw Chloe Moo from Sydney, NSW announced as the Myer Fashions on the Field National Winner on Crown Oaks Day, Thursday 7 November 2013.

Chloe impressed the judges with an original outfit, designed by Raw Cloth in the Northern Territory. The statement red, white and black textured print dress was paired with striking feather millinery to complement the dress and accessories (pictured right).

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2013 Myer Fashions on the Field winners

Women's Racewear

National Final 

  • Winner: Chloe Moo 
  • 1st Runner-up: Kelli ODell
  • 2nd Runner-up: Crystal Kimber

Men's Racewear

  • Winner: Palmer Mutandwa (pictured right)
  • 1st Runner-up: Scott Fiora
  • 2nd Runner-up: Steve Calder

Crown Oaks Day - Daily Final

  • Winner: Ashleigh Barri
  • 1st Runner-up: Sabine Kleissi
  • 2nd Runner-up: Lauren Andrews

Emirates Melbourne Cup Day - Daily Final

  • Winner: Chloe Moo
  • 1st Runner-up: Christine Spielmann
  • 2nd Runner-up: Brooke Walter

    AAMI Victoria Derby Day - Daily Final

    • Winner: Ashleigh Albanese
    • 1st Runner-up: Rachel Fyfe
    • 2nd Runner-up: Stephanie Martin

    State Finalists

    • Tasmania: Alex Hecker
    • South Australia: Jennifer Marsh
    • Queensland: Crystal Kimber
    • New South Wales: Kelli ODell
    • Western Australia: Kate Watt
    • Victoria: Chloe Moo

    Design Award

    • Winner: Oscar Calvo
    • 1st Runner-up: Jason Gretch
    • 2nd Runner-up: Jason Chetcuti

    Millinery Award

    • Winner: Aniss Studio
    • 1st Runner-up: Taboo Millinery Melbourne
    • 2nd Runner-up: Rebecca Share Millinery

    People's Choice

    • Winner: Elena Gold

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    Congratulations to all of our 2013 winners!

    Women's Racewear - State Finals

    State finals were held in Tasmania, South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria with the Fashions on the Field Women’s Racewear National Winner announced on Crown Oaks Day – the ultimate style day. 

    TASMANIA

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA 

    QUEENSLAND

    NEW SOUTH WALES

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA 

    VICTORIA

    • Flemington Racecourse
    • 2013 State Winner: Chloe Moo

    Women's Racewear - Melbourne Cup Carnival

    Victorian heats were held throughout the Melbourne Cup Carnival. A Daily Final was held on AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day. Each daily winner competed in the Victorian Final on Crown Oaks Day. The winner advanced into the National Final and competed against the other State Finalists for the coveted national title.

    AAMI Victoria Derby Day - Women's Racewear Heats and Daily Final

    Winner: Ashleigh Albanese - Ashleigh impressed the judging panel with her self-designed crisp white leather dress and matching leather shoes, teamed with a black patent boxed handbag and statement white lattice hat with black trim and white flower.

    1st Runner-up: Rachel Fyfe - Rachel wore a stunning white and black dress perfect for AAMI Victoria Derby Day. She matched her dress with white pointed heels and black and white trimmed hat - embracing a modern but classic look.

    2nd Runner-up: Stephanie Martin - Stephanie made quite the impact with her Manning Cartell peplum style dress and millinery by milliner Natalie Louise. 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day - Women's Racewear Heats and Daily Final

    Winner: Chloe Moo - Chloe impressed the judges with an original outfit, designed by Raw Cloth in the Northern Territory. The statement red, white and black textured print dress was paired with striking feather Monsoon Millinery and Valentino shoes.

    1st Runner-up: Christine Spielmann - Christine wore a red floral digital print design, which she paired with black structured millinery. The millinery has an accent of red, which complimented her overall ensemble. 

    2nd Runner-up: Brooke Walter - Brooke captured the 1920’s through her Great Gatsby themed ensemble, pairing a soft grey Aurelio Costarella shirt and Armani skirt with a flattering red bowl hat.

    Crown Oaks Day - Women’s Racewear Heats and Daily Final, Victorian Final and National Final 

    National Final

    Winner: Chloe Moo (VIC) - Chloe impressed the judges with an original outfit, designed by Raw Cloth in the Northern Territory. The statement red, white and black textured print dress was paired with striking feather millinery to complement the dress and accessories.

    First runner-up: Kelli ODell (NSW) - Kelli wore a hand-made colourful silk floral dress, teamed with dark pink ‘cap’ millinery styled with long neon pink and orange perspex twills, and a hand-painted flower. 

    Second runner-up: Crystal Kimber (QLD) - Crystal worse a self-designed geo print pencil skirt, orange bodice, burnt orange peplum and a silver cape neckline. Her orange and silver abstract twist hat completed the overall ensemble.

    Victorian Final

    Winner: Chloe Moo - Chloe impressed the judges with an original outfit, designed by Raw Cloth in the Northern Territory. The statement red, white and black textured print dress was paired with striking feather millinery to complement the dress and accessories.

    1st Runner-up: Ashleigh Albanese - Ashleigh impressed the judging panel with her self-designed crisp white leather dress and matching leather shoes, teamed with a black patent boxed handbag and statement white lattice hat with black trim and white flower.

    2nd Runner-up: Ashleigh Barri - Ashleigh wowed the judges in a delicate ankle length black lace dress, with gold accessories. The black lace theme was extended to her striking gold plate shaped millinery.

    Daily Final

    Winner: Ashleigh Barri - Ashleigh wowed the judges in a delicate ankle length black lace dress, with gold accessories. The black lace theme was extended to her striking gold plate shaped millinery.

    1st Runner-up: Sabine Kleissi - Sabine sported a unique all black ensemble with a touch of deep-red. Her millinery stole the judges attention, half top-hat and half floral arrangement, to land her the second title. 

    2nd Runner-up: Lauren Andrews - Lauren wore a self-designed dress which mixed checked, patterned and denim materials together to create a modern look. Sporting a simple navy Kim Fletcher hat pulled the look together. 

    Men's Racewear - Melbourne Cup Carnival

    Held on AAMI Victoria Derby Day, the Men's Racewear category regularly attracts over 150 well dressed male racegoers. The competition continues to grow and has seen a high calibre of entrants sporting a variety of suits, extravagant shirt and tie combinations and hats, proving that Fashions on the Field is not just for the ladies. There are no interstate competitions for the Men’s Racewear category.

    AAMI Victoria Derby Day - Men's Racewear Heats and Final

    Winner: Palmer Mutandwa - Palmer took out the winning title in a dark grey double breasted Ralph Lauren suit, white Karl Lagerfeld shirt and patterned tie, finishing his look off with a Borsalino trilby.

    1st Runner-up: Scott Fiora - Scott wore a striking blue Edward Andrew suit, checkered shirt and black bow tie.

    2nd Runner-up: Steve Calder - Steve looked dapper in an Edward Xavier suit, white shirt, and black and white spotted tie.

    Design Award

    The invitation-only Design Award category provides designers a chance to showcase their racewear creations. The award encourages outstanding racewear design and also discovers emerging Australian racewear design talent. The Design Award is held on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day.

    2013 Emirates Melbourne Cup Day - Design Award

    Winner: Oscar Calvo - Oscar, traditionally a menswear designer, experimented with a more feminine look using emerald green, white and black neoprene material, intricately detailed with laser cut-outs around the hem. This was accessorised with hand-made bronzed millinery and black and gold clutch, shoes and belt. 

    1st Runner-up: Jason Gretch - Jason created a statement dress, using soft white lace and structured brown leather, all made by hand. A leather cap featured as the millinery, paired with matching brown leather shoes to complete the look.

    2nd Runner-up: Jason Chetcuti - Jason, who was inspired by the Masai women of Kenya, created an extremely detailed and structured dress, using colourful stitched linen, plastic, wire and beads to craft his look. Matching beaded millinery completed the overall look. 

    Millinery Award

    The invitation-only Millinery Award is a stand-alone competition that focuses the judges' attention purely on the hat or headpiece. It provides milliners a chance to showcase their work and contribution to racing fashion. 

    2013 Crown Oaks Day - Millinery Award

    Winner: Aniss Studio - This unique and intricate hand-made millinery piece stole the admiration of the judges. Carved from wood with laser cut outs, the clean and individual design had impeccable detailing, which left it a standout winner.

    1st Runner-up: Taboo Millinery Melbourne - This striking red circular-shaped millinery piece, hung upside down, was shaped to look like sea coral. Small pearl bead detailing added an extra element to complete the overall look of the piece.

    2nd Runner-up: Rachael Sharpe Millinery - Using her signature leather pillbox shape and hand-made flower, this bright yellow and sharp white millinery was simple but abstract enough to make it a standout for the judges.