Cobalt could also be controversial in racing however in fashion it is made a daring comeback with racegoers kitting out and frocking as much as Randwick within the daring shade of blue.
Nick Wilson, his brother Mitch and their mate Joe matched themselves in hanging cobalt fits by Oppo on Saturday for a pre-footy grand remaining Epsom Day outing within the Oaks Lawn marquee.
“It was a little bit different but still acceptable for the dress code,” Wilson advised AAP.
“You can also get flamingos or pacman (patterns) but we bought back-up suits just in case.”
The trio have been amongst 47 electricians on vacation from New Zealand attending the NRL Clubhouse occasion forward of Sunday’s league decider.
Former NRL nice Petero Civoncera selected a tailor-made cobalt swimsuit by MJ Bale, whereas former Parramatta Eels star Nathan Hindmarsh went with the identical designer however broke the mould with a cream quantity.
Punter Jane Brosnan wearing a crimson gown patterned with tiny cobalt flowers, an identical blue boater hat and a pair of Valentino tan-coloured flats.
“I haven’t been here before so I just thought it would be safer to wear flats,” she advised AAP.
North Queenslander Coral Hagan who was additionally in Sydney to assist the Cowboys within the NRL grand remaining on Sunday, selected a cobalt wrap gown by Scanlon and Theodore matched with a gold and white halo headband.
“I have had (the dress) for about five years after I bought it in America,” she advised AAP.
Fashionistas get two possibilities this yr to decorate up and compete for mega prizes when the Fashion Chute is held at Randwick Racecourse on October 7 and 14.