Your Guide To Dressing For Melbourne Cup

Your Guide To Dressing For Melbourne Cup

Get out your fascinators and your frocks, it’s that time of the year again. The race that stops the nation is fast approaching and it couldn’t be any easier to get Melbourne Cup ready with Edward Street providing all your race day essentials.

We’ve compiled a list of the best places to visit on Edward Street to get you looking and feeling your best on the big race day.

Braided blonde hair style done by Toni & Guy Brisbane
Toni & Guy Brisbane


Visit one of Edward Street’s hidden gems and treat yourself to an all organic luxury facial at Origani. Using only the best products nature has to offer, an Origani facial is bound to leave your skin with a fresh feel that will have you glowing for days.

Toni And Guy are the professionals when it comes to giving you the hair of your dreams. For the ultimate pre race day pamper session, treat your locks with a revitalizing treatment to give your hair that extra shine while you sit back and relax. For the extra wow factor, add some volume with a blow dry or have one of their trusted stylists make your hair goals a reality with a stunning up do.


We can’t forget about the men, with plenty of options to fulfil all of their suiting needs. For the sophisticated race day man head to The Cloakroom for luxury service and suiting options busting with class and sophistication, tailored to perfection.

For the fashionista, Hugo Boss has you covered offering the perfect styling accessories to enhance any suit and make you stand out from the crowd. Gant is perfect if it’s casual, cool vibes you’re searching for with a gorgeous range of linen options. If you’re not sure what look you’re chasing Mitchell Ogilvie has something for everyone with a range of brands in stock to suit any style.

Mitchell Ogilvie
Peter Sheppard Footwear


No race day look Is complete without accessories. Create a classic on trend look with some of Gucci’s statement neckpieces and add the finishing touch with one of their summer race day hats. If you’re searching for something unique yet still timeless, browse through Designer Archives endless options. You’re sure to find that dream handbag or the perfect pair of shoes to take your Melbourne Cup look up to a whole other level. And we can’t forget the most important accessory for any race day, the perfect pen to place your bets in style from Mont Blanc.

Never underestimate the value of a comfy pair of shoes when it comes to a race day. Peter Sheppard boasts a range of on trend, stylish shoes that are also feet friendly when it comes to comfort. Their new Spring Summer collection is full of playful colours and patterns, the perfect addition to brighten up any outfit.

All fashion available on Edward Street Brisbane.

About Edward Street

Of historical importance in Brisbane’s CBD, Edward St has emerged as Queensland’s most prestigious and exciting retail precinct. Adjoining the internationally renowned Queen Street Mall, it’s where contemporary glamour meets traditional craftsmanship in a quintessentially subtropical environment.