The best hair and beauty looks from the 2014 Melbourne Cup

Lead image: Emma Freedman (left) and Rebecca Judd (right) via Instagram

Let’s face it, the clothes horses have always been more interesting than the actual horses when it comes to watching the Melbourne cup.

From WAGs and socialites to visiting celebrities, the Cup is the closest event Australia has to The Met Ball.

Here are our favourite looks so far.

What’s your favourite Melbourne Cup look? 

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