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How to do black and white for Derby Day

Alice McCall dress $490.00  Gregory Ladner headband $9.95 (2x worn in shot)  Tony Bianco heels $229.95


Make the Derby dress code your own

You thought shopping for Derby Day was easy, until you realised just how many dresses come in shades of black and white. The options may seem endless, but not all cocktail frocks are race day appropriate.  

That’s why we’ve curated your Derby Day edit, featuring only the most beautiful shortlist of black, white and monochrome.



From frilly and feminine to sharp, tailored silhouettes, the following selection of dresses will ensure you stay true to the Derby dress code and, most importantly, true to yourself.

Keep reading to shop the chicest of colour palettes…


IF YOU WANT TO WEAR SOMETHING BLACK:


DAVID LAWRENCE ‘Amal’ lace dress in black $399. SUZY O’ROURKE Panama with acrylic flower in black $890.


DAVID LAWRENCE ‘Amal’ lace dress in black $399. SUZY O’ROURKE Panama with acrylic flower in black $890.


IF YOU WANT TO WEAR SOMETHING WHITE:

EXCLUSIVE – AT NO OTHER DEPARTMENT STORE  MANNING CARTELL ‘Another Level’ off-the-shoulder dress in white $649. FORD MILLINERY ‘Swan’ headpiece in white (also available in black) $279.95. GIANVITO ROSSI Wrap sandal $1599.

EXCLUSIVE – AT NO OTHER DEPARTMENT STORE

MANNING CARTELL ‘Another Level’ off-the-shoulder dress in white $649

FORD MILLINERY ‘Swan’ headpiece in white (also available in black) $279.95.

GIANVITO ROSSI Wrap sandal $1599.

IF YOU WANT TO WEAR SOMETHING MONOCHROME:

KEEPSAKE ‘Flashing Lights’ mini dress in white/black $199. FORD MILLINERY ‘Medusa’ headband in black $269.95. TONY BIANCO ‘Kalipso’ heel in black kid suede $199.95. ONCE WAS Lace dress with detachable peplum in black/white $399. SUZY O’ROURKE Beaded fringe headband in black/white $590. TONY BIANCO ‘Kalipso’ heel in black kid suede $199.95.

KEEPSAKE ‘Flashing Lights’ mini dress in white/black $199. FORD MILLINERY ‘Medusa’ headband in black $269.95. TONY BIANCO ‘Kalipso’ heel in black kid suede $199.95. ONCE WAS Lace dress with detachable peplum in black/white $399. SUZY O’ROURKE Beaded fringe headband in black/white $590. TONY BIANCO ‘Kalipso’ heel in black kid suede $199.95.


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