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We can all relate to that fuzzy feeling we get on the inside at the beginning of spring when the temperature starts to rise a couple of notches. Winter layers are being peeled off, flowers are coming into full bloom and everyone seems a little happier. The best part? Spring Racing Carnival.
It's one of the biggest (and most stylish) events on the fashion calendar, each year attracting A-listers and thousands of race-day goers to dress their best and inspiring us all to make our way trackside.
From striking monochromatic looks to easy ladylike glam, these are the 16 retailers to pay attention to when shopping for your spring races dresses this season. Whether you prefer frocks and fascinators to soft suiting and hats, you're bound to find plenty of eye-catchers here.
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Australian favourite David Jones is known for being a go-to destination for spring races dresses each year. You'll find all the Aussie designers we love like Camilla and Marc, Manning Cartell and KitX to name just a few!
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Our BFF of fashion, local retailer THE ICONIC are just as dress-obsessed as we are. At this store you'll find both affordable and designer options plus a stack of matching shoes and fascinators to boot.
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boohoo has all the latest trends at a price that won't clear out your bank account. From simple body-con options to pretty, printed pieces, boohoo has a tonnes of budget-friendly Spring Racing dresses for you to scroll through.
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This designer store is highly curated, stocking the best pieces across the most popular fashion labels in the world. If you've got cash to splash, Matches Fashion has all the latest dresses from brands like Bottega Veneta, Versace, The Row and Emilia Wickstead.
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St Frock is a hub of on-trend, wearable fashion. Particularly known for its range of fabulous dresses, this brand offers girly, classy, flirty and fun dresses perfect for the Spring Racing season. Whether you want to go full glam or find something more casual, this store has loads of fresh options.
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Iconic UK department store Harrods is the perfect place to find something timeless and effortlessly chic. Upmarket shoppers will love the range of global designers plus the classic and polished racing accessories.
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PrettyLittleThing is the face of affordable fashion. With hundreds of modern and feminine pieces to choose from, there are plenty of hot-to-trot Spring Racing dresses on this site just waiting to be snapped up.
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Fashion Bunker should certainly be one of the first stops when looking for a Spring Racing dress. The store has a curated selection of young but sophisticated pieces from Australia's hottest fashion labels. If you're looking to make a statement this Spring step inside the fashion world at Fashion Bunker.
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Cute, sweet and flirty, Valley Girl has been a fast fashion favourite for Australia style fiends for years. Shop online and return in-store, Valley Girl is one of the easiest (and more affordable) places to find the perfect dress for this Spring Racing season.
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One of the biggest online designer stores, Net-a-Porter has a huge selection of designer dresses to help make your Spring Racing season a fashionable fanfare. Shop brands like Chloe, Loewe, Annie Bing and Maticevski.
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Looking for something a little bit different this year? A bold pink slip? A dress with a sheer skirt? Then try Nasty Gal. This store has a massive selection of dresses ranging from sultry-sexy to fun and cutesy. For a Spring Racing dress with that little something extra, Nasty Gal has what you need
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Showpo is the secret to staying well dressed but without breaking the bank. This store has some of the sweetest and dreamiest dresses, and plenty of options that are perfect for the Spring Racing carnival. Check it out. You won't be disappointed.
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City Chic is one of Australia's favourite plus size stores for a reason. Not a store for basics, City Chic creates timeless statement pieces that won't let you fade into the background. With a load of bright prints and lacey dresses in stock right now, City Chic is one of the got-to stores for Spring Racing wear.
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You won't believe how affordable it is to shop at SheIn. This store's mission to allow women to construct a trend-centric wardrobe without spending a fortune. Whether you're after a casual flirty dress or a more formal polished dress, this store has what you need for the Spring Racing season.
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Shopbop is a favourite for pretty, twirl-worthy dresses. Stocking a combination of high-street brands like Free People, upmarket labels like Alice & Olivia and boutique designers like Temperley London, this store has dreamy dresses for all occasions.
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Affordable high-street fave TEMT has a whole bunch of dresses that will make you look fabulous this Spring Racing season. From flirty florals to lady-like a-lines, TEMT has pieces you can dress up or down - and at an absolutely acceptable price point.
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Hello Molly was founded by the belief that fashion lovers should never be priced out of fashionable, wearable and on-trend clothing and accessories. Since the brand's inception it has gained a reputation for stocking some of the prettiest (and sexiest) dresses in the biz. So it's no surprise that this store is a go-to during the Spring Racing season.
Here are your next steps for race day cool all season:
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