News

Nautical look wins fashion cup

Grafton Shoppingworld Fashions on the Field Women’s Contemporary Racewear winner Donna Napier, of the Gold Coast, originally of Grafton.
Grafton Shoppingworld Fashions on the Field Women’s Contemporary Racewear winner Donna Napier, of the Gold Coast, originally of Grafton. JoJo Newby

WHEN it came to the contemporary fashions on track, the biggest trend seemed to be a wedge heel and a sprinkling of studs for that touch of masculinity.

As the youngsters strutted their stuff in the Robin's Kitchen Contemporary Racewear, black was a common theme as were flowery fascinators.

The winner of the fashions on the field section however did not lean to any trend.

Donna Napier, a former Grafton girl who now calls the Gold Coast home, got her whole nautical inspired outfit from Kitten D'Amour in Brisbane.

“I always come down and get into the fashions. I wanted to have a bit of fun this year and this look seemed to be the look of the season, so I went with it,” she said.

Runner up in the Robins Kitchen Contemporary Fashion was Shannon Small.

The young Grafton girl managed to pull off the impossible, and picked up her entire outfit from op-shops around the Valley.

“I was just really glad I wasn't working today. I ride race horses and had to work yesterday,” she said.

Shannon's partner, Shaun Alexander, dressed to match her and managed to take out the runner-up gong in the Man to Man Best Dressed Gent.

Topics:  fashion, grafton racing carnival, racewear




Lovin' and scrubbin' best friends to help local family

Lahnie Shannon-Good with "Duke" in the Love'm Scrub'm grooming salon.

A local dog washing business helps a family through tough times.

Confirmed: Rivers comes running back to Grafton

Boxing Day Fun: The public goes wild at Rivers.Photo: Rob Wright / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Rivers to take up 400 sq m of retail space in Grafton Shoppingworld.

Yamba to chase holy grail on home soil

The Yamba Men's Bowling Club number 3 Pennant side is ready to defend home turf as the State Bowls Titles are held in Yamba and Maclean this weekend.

Lower Clarence clubs hosts No.3 State Pennants finals

Latest deals and offers

Lindsay Lohan 'calls off engagement'

Lohan reportedly called off her engagement to Russian millionaire

Dyer returns to Grafton after Lifetime release

BACK IN TOWN: Melanie Dyer plays the Clocktower on Friday night at 8.30pm.

The Voice 2012 contestant is heading to the Clocktower Hotel

Rob Kardashian 'neglected' by Blac Chyna

Friends say they are now 'back in love'

Isla Fisher: I don't like talking about my private life

Isla Fisher shut down TV hosts when they asked about her husband

Mariah Carey: I 'can't believe' Prince has gone

'Prince was one of the best people I've met'

You can own this Queensland town for just $1

Yelarbon

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

Massive residential 9-storey high-rise hit by delays

An artist’s impression of the eight-storey-high apartment complex that Bernoth Holdings wants to build in South Toowoomba, next to the City Golf Club.

Developer struggles to get approved high-rise development started