For as long as I can remember, I have always loved Melbourne Cup Day!! Firstly, it's a day off from work and secondly it's a chance to relax with family & friends over a glass or two of french champagne. Moet et Chandon of course!!
This year, we celebrated in style at our home with my wonderful mum. I spoiled her with some treats from Thomas Dux. Her favourites: Mango chutney and lemon verijuice! She was very surprised, smiling from ear to ear. That was my intention. I made sweet placecards, using my scrapbooking materials. I ran out of the letter 's', so opted for the letters m & e for 'me' instead!!
During the afternoon, we ate seafood cooked to perfection on the barbeque by my husband/chef extroadinaire!! We backed horses and won and lost some, and I came out the overall winner, with Sean coming in second place!
Mum and I watched the fashions on the field and selected our favourites. I particularly loved seeing the colour-blocking, which made my eyes pop! It was refreshing to see so much colour, as opposed to the tradtional black.
I loved our spectacularly stylish cup celebration and I look forward to celebrating again next year!! Let's hope I back a winner again!!
I am wearing: Black floral head dress Target, black bow skirt by Bettina Liano, baby blue argyle sweater by Pringle of Scotland, black suede Lola pumps by Repetto from Cecylia.
congratulations on your blog! It's beautiful, because you are :)ReplyDelete
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Thanks cc & Chian!! I'm very excited to jumpReplyDelete
on board. Cecylia, you're the sweetest person
I know. x