There are plenty of reasons to pop champagne for the first day of Australian spring tomorrow, but there’s one especially big thing it brings to the fashion world and aficionados: racing season. 

Given her newly-announced status as the 2016 BMW Caulfield Cup Carnival Style Ambassador, we spoke to fashion blogger Nadia Bartel (she of Chronicles of Nadia fame) about the biggest fashion trends we’ll see trackside, her tips for eye-catching race day dressing and on-trend hats or headwear made easy. In short, all you need to lock in your killer race season looks. 

Watch our exclusive video with Nadia Bartel