Summer racing kicks off this Friday afternoon with Twilight racing in Mount Gambier, which among hundreds of local racegoers, will be attended by Instagram-star and stylist Britney Newman.
The Adelaide local has amassed a huge following thanks to her style inspiration, on-point beauty and travels around the world. We spoke to Britney ahead of the Mount Gambier Gold Cup to get her tips on summer style...
The Mount Gambier Gold Cup is this Friday, marking the start of summer racing! What do you love about summer style?
I love bright colours and being able to wear flowy attire whether it be a cute dress, skirt, or top.
When it comes to a day at the races during summer, what are your top tips?
First and foremost is to stay hydrated, and a pick a pair of shoes you can last the day in.
Millinery or hats?
The Limestone Coast has a variety of racing events, including the Mount Gambier Cup, Bordertown and Naracoorte. What are your top tips for people looking to head to those events and enter Fashion at The Races?
Think outside the box, stay true to your unique style and don't be afraid to go all out!
Who are some of your favourite celebrity styles from The Races?
Jennifer Hawkins, Rebecca Judd and Brooke Hogan are the girls I stalk during Race season hehe
How do you make sure that your hair and makeup look lasts throughout the day while battling the summer weather?
Hair tied up in a nice pony would be my go-to style on a hot day. For makeup, I would use a good primer before applying my base and finishing the look off with mac fix plus spray.
Your top 3 essentials to pack in your clutch for a race day?
Paw paw, a pack of mints and my phone of course...
What do you love about a day at The Races?
The races are a great opportunity to get dolled up and enjoy the atmosphere with a group of friends!
The Scott's Group of Companies Gold Cup is on this Friday, 1st of December, at the Mount Gambier Race Club. Check out The Races SA Facebook and Instagram throughout the day to follow all of the action.