Here are the best fashions on the field from the Melbourne Cup

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The Melbourne Cup kicked off yesterday at Flemington Race Course. Not only was it the most important race of the season, it was also the biggest day of fashion with race-goers saving their best dresses and millinery for the event.

Australian celebrities and influencers including Jodi Gordon, Jennifer Hawkins and Rebecca Judd arrived early and looked incredible. Bright colours and the switch from fascinators to wide brim hats and headbands proved popular.

Scroll to see all the best outfits from The Melbourne Cup.

Rebecca Judd

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Wearing Lolitta.

Rachael Finch

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Wearing Mossman Clothing.

Jodi Gordon

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Wearing Talulah.

Jennifer Hawkins

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Wearing Alex Perry.

Edwina Bartholomew

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Brooke Meredith

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Nadia Bartel

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Wearing Thurley.

Elyse Knowles

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Wearing custom Cappellazzo Couture.

Kate Peck

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Bec Hewitt

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Anna Heinrich

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Pia Miller

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Jessica McNamee

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Mel McLaughlin

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Paris Jackson

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Robyn Lawley

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Michelle Payne

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Georgia Love

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Terry Biviano

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