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Melbourne Grand Prix Pole Position Style

Heavily influenced by the flair of famed European cities, Melbourne feels like a drop of Europe in the Southern Hemisphere. Whilst being notable for its laid-back panache, the Australian city glimmers with a luxe-lifestyle, much like it’s Pacific waters. With a fashion scene as colourful as it’s dining scene, the locals and travellers that flock here during the Australian Grand Prix never fall short with impressive outfits and a spring in their step.

The surrealist floral print yet from Chloé makes this dress standout. It’s multicoloured hues embedded on luxurious silk creates an ornate pattern accompanied by a voluminous tiered skirt and flattering v-neck. The overall relaxed and elegant silhouette make for an ideal pit-lane outfit.

The eclectic circular wooden heel on these suede mules will give you the glam you’re looking for with the stability and comfort to keep you on your toes all day. Supported by a tie-fastening strap and slip on style, you won’t have to worry about the discomfort of straps or buckles. In a neutral taupe shade they’re versatile and elegant at the same time.

Easily recognisable from it’s polished ring and chain detailing, Chloé’s popular Faye bag just had an upgrade to a versatile backpack. This workable go-to bag is suitable for everyday savour-flair dress. Featuring contrasting materials of suede and leather, this backpack is also expandable to house all your belongings while exploring the track.

Keep your dress nonchalant and your accessories striking ready for a weekend in the fastlane. These Cinema Evolution Round Sunglasses by Prada will add a futuristic touch with their mirror-tinted lenses and metal frame. Boasting UV protection for your safety, Prada encapsulates both form and function.

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Made from a textured-cotton and lined through only the sleeves, this lightweight blazer by Ermenegildo Zegna will mould to your body for both comfort and fit. While the style is Melbourne is relaxed, Europe plays an important role in it’s people’s sense of style so keep your tailoring relaxed and focus on the fit.

This white shirt from Incotex is made from a soft linen, perfect for a day under the Australian sun. Darted at the back, this will give a flattering slim shape for a relaxed tailored look without clinging to you. Finished off with mother-of-pearl buttons for an elegant touch, this can be worn under your jacket or relaxed with the sleeves rolled.

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Usually dress trousers have a button or zip fastening however Ermenegildo Zegna are one step ahead of the game with this drawstring pair. Featuring a subtle pinstripe and crafted from seersucker-cotton you’ll feel comfortable and contemporary track side and at that lunch meeting.

Menswear Style

For a sophisticated smart-casual look, we recommend a long-sleeved shirt from Gieves & Hawkes. Crafted from a soft brushed cotton, featuring a cut away collar to give attention to the lapel details on your jacket. This shirt is versatile for a full sartorial look with a suit, or left casual over jeans.

Made from white leather with contrasting black heel taps these sneakers by Givenchy are sleek and simple to keep your look nonchalant and cool. Whether you want to keep your outfit casual or paired with a suit, you’ll be comfortable all day in and around the track.

For a sleek touch, Saint Laurent’s sleek Aviator-Style Metal Sunglasses add a timeless style for a Hollywood-esque finish. Featuring a square-aviator-style frame and semi-black metal frames you’ll create a Europe meets South Pacific aesthetic, ready to hit the road.

Saint Laurent Aviator-Style Metal Sunglasses

 

Life at the Grand Prix is always in the fast lane, however to keep track of time the Rolex Datejust 41 won’t let you down. Its classic style features modern functionality and precision timing, while it’s steel and white gold frame and oyster face makes this one of the most recognisable wristwatches around.

Oyster Perpetual Datejust 41 White Rolesor

 

Rakelle Maurici

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