Singer Delta Goodrim turned heads at Flemington Racecourse in a body-hugging floral-print Dolce & Gabbana double-breasted dress.
this year, Melbourne Cup entrants expected to go ‘full glamour’ after the vast majority of us spent the last two days of racing watching from the couch in our sports clothes.
The 37-year-old layered the briefs with a pair of black lace gloves under the long-sleeved shirt, which retails for $2,250, while the pencil skirt retails for $1,350.
She finished off her look with a black hat and open-toed pumps adorned with a cute bow.
Last month, the singer shared on Instagram that she was “extremely honored to continue my partnership with @FlemingtonVRC.”
“I’m looking forward to meeting the track at @LexusAustralia Melbourne Cup Day to experience the magic of the carnival.”
Goodrem has never shied away from the Cup’s bold look. Last year, she acted as a headliner stunned the audience with an unexpected change of clothes.
She arrived at Flemington in a bright pink and light green jumpsuit, but changed into an almost fluorescent orange floor-length dress with a puffy cape during her performance.
The long-sleeved, high-necked bright orange dress was certainly a statement piece, ensuring that no skin flashed during the show.
In recent years, the racing dress code has been relaxed for those in the general pass areas, however the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) emphasizes that guests in members’ enclosures – which include the prestigious Birdcage – “they are expected to maintain an appropriate standard in accordance with dignity”.
“Basic items of clothing that are not acceptable include; short overalls or tracksuits, clothes that show the chair and shorts,” the VRC said. website.
Other clothing that is not welcome at Flemington is that which includes any type of denim, clothing with cutouts, and clothing with rips or tears.
Tights and leggings are also banned, and the VRC says trousers must be “tailored”. Thongs, sneakers and casual shoes are also not allowed.
Originally published as Delta Goodrem stuns in $4,000 Melbourne Cup day outfit