FASHIONS on the Field winner Jaydee Paino wore an $18 dress with a horse print she bought online from Nashville to claim a large slice of the $400,000 prize pool and a luxury car.
"My inspiration was the 1950s. I love the Mad Menstyle and the ladylike glamour. I think it's so appropriate for a day at the races," the Queensland nurse said.
Picture and text above from Sun Herald website.
The Melbourne Cup Ladies Day was held yesterday. It includes The Fashion of the Field fashion competition. This year it was won with an on line dress for $18, while hundreds of other hopefuls would have spent thousands on their dresses. I think that is funny and good on Jaydee for pulling it off. She's a Queensland girl too. He he.
It certainly turned into an international Spring Carnival with an American bred horse, trained in France and owned by Australians winning the cup and a dress from Nashville, TN wins the fashion competition.