Mamamia understands that Australians have diverse views when it comes to events like the Melbourne Cup. You can read more about the facts around horse racing in 2020 here.
It's November, and among the many contentious events happening early this month - hello, US election - it's Melbourne Cup week.
The reality is, on Melbourne Cup Day and in the lead-up to the main event, there are still lots of famous people getting dressed up.
This year, Myer Fashions on the Field has been replaced with Fashions on Your Front Lawn. Meaning yes, celebrities and influencers are standing outside their homes, getting photographed and... heading inside to take the whole get up off again.
So, we just really need to debrief, because these COVID-safe takes of historic, annual events are kind of a high point of 2020. Here goes...
Ok this look is quite the nod to her six hours on SAS Australia last month. AND it appears to be waterproof.
There's a lot we need to unpack here.
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I had so much fun dressing up with my monkeys ahead of Cup Week ❤️🙊 The Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn competition is the perfect chance to dust off your special pieces and embrace the spirit of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, wherever you are! In the new #familyties category, judges want the entire family to get involved! Check out @flemingtonvrc on Instagram for some inspiration, and visit cupweek2020.com.au to find out how to enter #CupWeekFashion #SWPartner Styled info: @andrewtarquinistylist 🙌🏽