Costumes you miss! AFL WAG Tayla Damir bucks tradition in dapper tuxedo and skinny tie on Derby Day
She recently got married in a classic big white wedding dress.
But AFL WAG Tayla Damir bucked the trend and opted for a men’s suit and lace veil at Penfolds Victorian Derby Day held at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne on Saturday.
The Love Island winner, 25, ditched the dress and elegant heels favored by many guests for a perfectly tailored suit and tie.
AFL WAG Tayla Damir bucked the trend and opted for a men’s suit and lace veil at the Penfolds Victorian Derby Day held at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne on Saturday
The influencer, who married AFL star Nathan Broad earlier this month, looked dapper in a crisp white shirt and skinny black tie.
She paired black cigarette pants with a heel and a crisp white shirt.
Tayla completed the look with a sleek black blazer and a Calvin Klein leather bag slung across her body.
Cementing her status among the fashion set, Tayla added a lace veil to her forehead and eyes, which highlighted an already stunning makeup look.
Pair black cigarette pants with heels and a crisp white indie-inspired shirt
He paired black cigarette pants with a slingback heel and crisp white indie-inspired shirt and skinny tie.
The reality star opted for shimmery gold eyeshadow and thick black eyeliner with a peachy pink lip gloss, before sealing it all together with a shell earring.
Saturday is Victoria Racing Club Derby Day, meaning competitors must adhere to a strict black and white theme.
Men are encouraged to wear a morning suit, consisting of a morning coat, waistcoat, trousers and often a hat, while women are asked to “maintain a suitable standard in keeping with the dignity of the Members’ Housing”.
Cementing her status among the fashion set, Tayla added a lace veil to her forehead and eyes that highlighted an already stunning makeup look.
What is the dress code for Derby Day at the Melbourne Cup?
Timeless elegance & monochrome magic
The classic combination of black and white is the signature style for Penfolds Victoria Derby Day.
Men are encouraged to wear a morning suit, which is traditionally worn on Penfolds Victoria Derby Day. It consists of a morning coat, waistcoat, trousers and often a top hat.
Members are expected to maintain an appropriate standard, consistent with the dignity of the Members’ Housing. Basic clothing items that are not acceptable include: short jumpsuits or playsuits, midriff-baring clothing and shorts. International visitors are welcome to wear the official national dress of their country.
Any form of the following footwear: joggers, sneakers, track shoes, runners, slippers, run-of-the-mill footwear, boots or thongs. A shoe is considered a thong if it has two straps that connect between the first and second toe
Jeans, jodhpurs, tracksuits, leather pants or untailored pants
Torn or torn clothing even if they are considered “designer” tears.
Clothes that look medium
Leggings worn as pants. Legless pantyhose acceptable if appropriate dress worn over top
Parkas, coats, windbreakers, overalls, golf and yacht raincoats, denim jackets, casual or untailed leather jackets, anoraks and Driza-Bone jackets (oilskin)
Strictly no jeans
Pants stuck to socks or shoes
However, guests are within the rules if they avoid jeans, thongs, shorts, sportswear and clothing with rips.
Christian Wilkins, who has become known for wearing traditional women’s fashions, also opted for a corset and a stunning head piece.
The Channel Nine star’s son Richard Wilkins, who is an ambassador for the Victoria Racing Club, recently praised the VRC for taking a step in the right direction by allowing visitors to ditch strict gender rules and ” express themselves” as they wish.
Speaking to news.com.au ahead of the Melbourne Cup this week he said he identifies as male but sees all genders as “non-binary”.
‘I feel like [the cup carnival] I was so driven by these very strict gender norms and to break that open and just allow people to express themselves however they want to be, that’s such a core ethos that I live my life by,” she told the outlet.
Tayla Damir and Nathan Broad tied the knot on the Gold Coast hinterland earlier this month after a whirlwind three-year romance
Christian Wilkins, who has become known for wearing traditionally feminine fashions, also opted for a corset and a stunning head piece.