This week was always going to be a big one, with Spring Racing Carnival earmarked as one of the hottest events on the calendar — but we got a lot more than just horse races! At Derby Day on Saturday, Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster Blake stepped out for the first time since announcing their big news, while new couple Jesinta Campbell and Buddy Franklin were loved-up in the Emirates Marquee. The Melbourne Cup and Crown Oaks Day followed, where Buddy mingled with international model Kate Upton, but there was a lot going on in-between races too! From movie premieres with Liam and Chris Hemsworth to royal sightings and Rihanna living it up on the beach, there's heaps to see. Click through now to catch up on all the best celebrity action from the week!
It might be the race that stops the nation, but here at POPSUGAR Australia, we're on a beauty hunt. Melbourne Cup is the biggest day on the Spring racing calendar, and the celebrities really turn it up with bold lips, perfect brows and lots of lashes. Throw in a smoky eye and voilà — you have yourself one very pretty gallery. Click through to see this year's beauty looks.
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The race that stops the nation has been and gone, but we're still just as interested in the frocks and fascinators that hit the track today. And with Coco Rocha, Kate Upton, Jennifer Hawkins, Laura Dundovic, Lauren Phillips and Dita Von Teese on the guest list, who could blame us?
Laura Dundovic gave us a sneak peek at her bright red lip, sculptural Kerrie Stanley headpiece and hotly-hued Aurelio Costarello dress, while Jennifer Hawkins allowed a glimpse at her red Nerida Winter headpiece, Alexander McQueen bag and Yeojin Bae dress.
Head on through for a first look at who is wearing what at this year's Melbourne Cup. Giddyup.
Peter Pilotto prints (approx $2,245 at Moda Operandi) would look great on anyone, but on Coco Rocha, they're simply amazing. The model/ blogger/ social media star flew in to Melbourne especially for the big race day, getting into the racing spirit with a dramatic, black-lace fascinator.
Click into the gallery to zoom in on the frock and fascinator from all angles and then head over here to check out all the celebrity arrivals.
Aside from race day regulars like Jennifer Hawkins, Lauren Phillips, Rebecca Judd and Laura Dundovic, the international style set have flown in for the frock-fest that is Melbourne Cup. Iconic names in fashion like Coco Rocha, Kate Upton and Dita Von Teese are all on the guest list for today's big race, which makes the style stalking even more amazing than usual.
Head into the gallery for a first look at who wore what and then head over here to see all the celebrity candids.
We were eased into the Spring Racing Carnival with the Caulfield Cup and Derby Day races, but today was what it all boiled down to: the 2013 Melbourne Cup. The pinnacle race of the season, this year's was a star studded affair, with international stars Kate Upton, Coco Rocha, Dita Von Teese, and Geri Halliwell all showing up in various marquees at Flemington.
In the Myer marquee, of course, races stalwart Jennifer Hawkins was front and centre alongside fellow ambassadors Kris Smith and Laura Dundovic, but this year all eyes were on Kate Waterhouse, as her mother Gai's horse Fiorente took the lead to take the prestigious Cup. We've covered the event live today — check out all the action from the 2013 Melbourne Cup!
Coco Rocha and Dita Von Teese aren't the only big name celebrities jetting into Melbourne Cup! Cover girl Kate Upton also flew out for the big race, arriving at Flemington Racecourse in a hot-hued, form-fitting red dress, red fascinator and Alexander McQueen peeptoe heels.
Let us know your thoughts on her look below, and don't forget to check out all the celebrity frocks and fascinators here.
One of the stars of this year's Melbourne Cup is international model Kate Upton. The blonde Floridian beauty has been brought out by Emirates and Flemington Racecourse for the event, and showed up in a stunning red ensemble (seems like that's the go-to colour this year!). Inside the Emirates marquee, Kate chatted to Jesinta Campbell's new squeeze Buddy Franklin and happily posed for the camera. Check out all the pictures of Kate at the Melbourne Cup!
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