This racegoer has made quite a fashion statement on Oaks Day. Picture: Getty
This racegoer has made quite a fashion statement on Oaks Day. Picture: Getty

Jen Hawkins stuns in Oaks Day dress

THE Spring Racing Carnival rolls on in Melbourne today, with the sun shining on Oaks Day.

Oaks Day is traditionally "Ladies Day", but nobody is quite sure what this means exactly.

You have to act like a "lady" and not ride a wheely bin around the track? How thoroughly disappointing.

Here's the best from general admission and inside the birdcage.

CELEBRITIES IN THE BIRDCAGE

Jennifer Hawkins arrived by chopper to Flemington for her last official paid appearance as a Myer ambassador.
She's wearing a beautiful floral dress by Alex Perry, millinery by Ezara J x Cerrone and delightful hot pink suede Aquazzura pumps.

Picture: Stefan Postles/AAP
Picture: Stefan Postles/AAP

 

Myer ambassador Jennifer Hawkins, wearing Alex Perry and millinery by Ezara J x Cerrone.
Myer ambassador Jennifer Hawkins, wearing Alex Perry and millinery by Ezara J x Cerrone.

Fellow Myer ambassador Rachael Finch looks like a delectable pink marshmallow in this Nicola Finetti dress and hat by Melissa Jackson.

Myer ambassador Rachael Finch, wearing Nicola Finetti and millinery by Melissa Jackson.
Myer ambassador Rachael Finch, wearing Nicola Finetti and millinery by Melissa Jackson.

 

A lot of pink. Picture: AAP Image/Stefan Postles
A lot of pink. Picture: AAP Image/Stefan Postles

 

Winged eyeliner? Nailed it. Our congratulations to whoever had that steady hand.
Winged eyeliner? Nailed it. Our congratulations to whoever had that steady hand.

Also rocking baby-pink is Myer ambassador Elyse Taylor. Hot damn that is a statement sleeve:

Elyse Taylor.
Elyse Taylor.

 

Mega-sleeve didn’t stop her from knocking the top off a giant bottle of champers.
Mega-sleeve didn’t stop her from knocking the top off a giant bottle of champers.

Oh god more soft pink. Was this a dress code that nobody bothered to tell us about? This is Brooke Hogan.

"Who's Brooke Hogan?"

She's a model.

That’s Brooke Hogan.
That’s Brooke Hogan.

Aaaaaaaand another wearing light pink. Tegan Martin wore a Keepsake The Label suit and KELA hair jewellery.

Former Miss Universe Australia, Tegan Martin.
Former Miss Universe Australia, Tegan Martin.

Last but not least, Kate Waterhouse followed the unofficial dress code of pastel pink:

Kate Waterhouse is seen wearing Dolce & Gabbana in the Lexus marquee during the Kennedy Oaks Day.
Kate Waterhouse is seen wearing Dolce & Gabbana in the Lexus marquee during the Kennedy Oaks Day.

Lexus ambassador Megan Gale looks lovely in a floral dress by Australian designer Toni Maticevski and a headpiece by Ford Millinery.

Megan Gale. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images
Megan Gale. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images

Former The Bachelor contestant Keira Maguire looks like a sexy hot mess in this slinky pink and bronze number by Acler.

Get. It Gurl. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images
Get. It Gurl. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images

Model Montana Cox is bringing the heat today in this sexy cutout dress by Zimmermann.

Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images
Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images

Former Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne is rocking an incredible tan in this bold orange and yellow dress.

Jockey Michelle Payne poses during Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 08, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Picture: Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Jockey Michelle Payne poses during Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 08, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Picture: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Jaimee Belle Kennedy wearing Ralph and Russo with husband James Kennedy at the Kennedy Marquee.

Whoever placed this woman’s Hollywood Tape has done a bang-up job. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images
Whoever placed this woman’s Hollywood Tape has done a bang-up job. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images

Check out the back of her head for some beautiful details.

Here's cricketer Ricky Ponting and his wife Rianna Jennifer Cantor, who are couple-dressing in blue today.

Ricky Ponting and his wife Rianna Jennifer Cantor pose outside the Lexus Marquee on Oaks Day. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images
Ricky Ponting and his wife Rianna Jennifer Cantor pose outside the Lexus Marquee on Oaks Day. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images

GENERAL ADMISSION LEGENDS

First up, let's admire the neck strength shown by this lady. That is like balancing a bowling ball on a toothpick. She could get a gig at Cirque du Soleil with those skills.

There’s a lot going on here.
There’s a lot going on here.

STOP PRESS: There's two of them:

This is bold squared.
This is bold squared.

The look below is a little bit Priscilla Queen of the Dessert goes to the track and we approve.

Tinsel for days.
Tinsel for days.

This could be some kind of Movember shout-out, or just fancy dress. Either way, it seems "go bold or go home" is the order of the day for these two:

Oaks Day Races at Flemington Racecourse. 08/11/2018. . Pic: Michael Klein
Oaks Day Races at Flemington Racecourse. 08/11/2018. . Pic: Michael Klein
Picture: Stefan Postles/AAP
Picture: Stefan Postles/AAP
Picture: Julian Smith/AAP
Picture: Julian Smith/AAP
Megan Gale’s baby daddy Shaun Hampson is SUCH a dish. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images
Megan Gale’s baby daddy Shaun Hampson is SUCH a dish. Picture: Sam Tabone/Getty Images
She accessorised with a gold fascinator headband and earrings. Picture: Michael Dodge/Getty Images
She accessorised with a gold fascinator headband and earrings. Picture: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

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LifeFlight's mammoth six-hour mission to transport child

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