Find everything you need for spring racing season in Camberwell
Article posted: September 19, 2019
As sure as the weather lurches between glorious hints of summer and hints of a frosty winter, the sound of hooves on turf also signals the arrival of spring.
The Spring Racing Carnival is an opportunity to dress up, gather some friends and enjoy all things horse racing.
Whether you go to the track, celebrate at a local venue or throw a race party at home, Camberwell shopping precinct has you covered.
Here’s where you can find your spring racing essentials:
Find Spring Racing fashion
First things first – the fashion. Whether you are shopping for on the field or off, Camberwell is a shopper’s dream. The perfect dress, hat or fascinator is available on any budget.
Blue Illusion will offer you a chic, Euro-inspired look in all sizes from XXS to 3 XL. Visit Decjuba for a functional but stylish look. Soft wraps, drape sleeves and muted tones are the essence of Seed dresses this season, or drop into Feathers for an eclectic mix that any modern get-me-to-the-races woman will love.
Put your best foot forward
We all know what takes that beautiful dress or jumpsuit to the next level is fabulous footwear. Heels, sandals, flats, wedges – you can take your pick this season.
Mountfords has everything from kitten heels to block heels or if your event is more casual, take a peek at their range of sandals and flats.
At Jo Mercer heels come in low, mid and high options across stilettos and sandals – glam it up or tone it down, the choice is yours.
Camberwell is also home to Peter Shepherd where you’ll find chic and bold colour in styles that will take you from drinks at the trackside marquee to a bar where you can continue the celebrations.
Celebrate at home
Of course, you don’t have to leave home to enjoy the Spring Racing Carnival. Fire up the barbeque for a delicious lunch or host a champagne breakfast.
There’s no excuse not to with an amazing selection of food and drink stores in the Camberwell shopping precinct.
The Camberwell Fresh Food Market offers all the meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables you could need.
Coltivare has not only your fruit and veg needs but you can also snap up some fresh flowers to spruce up your dining room or even some freshly juiced fruit to add to your fizz.
Keep the cheer going
Later on, continue the celebration in Camberwell.
Head to a wine bar such as St Giles Wine Bar, Cellar & Pantry or hit Bar None for a sensational celebratory cocktail. Alternatively, if spring is being kind and the weather is warm, grab a seat on the rooftop at Nineteenforty.
Whatever you fancy to round off your Spring Racing Carnival celebration, you’re sure to find the perfect venue in Camberwell.