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Tayla Damir bucks tradition in suave tailored tuxedo and skinny tie at Derby Day

Suits you miss! AFL WAG Tayla Damir bucks tradition in suave tailored tuxedo and skinny tie at Derby Day

She recently tied the knot in a classical big white dress.

But AFL WAG Tayla Damir opted for a masculine suit and a lace veil at Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse.

The Love Island winner, 25, ditched the frock and dainty heels favoured by many guests for a impeccably tailored suit and tie.

Tayla Damir bucked tradition on Saturday opting for a masculine-inspired suit and a lace veil at Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse

The influencer, who married AFL star Nathan Broad earlier this month, looked stunning in a crisp white shirt and skinny black tie.

She paired black cigarette trousers with a a sling-back heel and a crisp white shirt.

Tayla completed the look with a suave black blazer and a leather Calvin Klein bag slung over her body.

Cementing her status in the fashion set, Tayla added a lace veil over her forehead and eyes, which elevated an already stunning makeup look.

She paired black cigarette trousers with a a slingback heel and indie-inspired crisp white shirt

She paired black cigarette trousers with a a slingback heel and indie-inspired crisp white shirt

She paired black cigarette trousers with a a slingback heel and indie-inspired crisp white shirt and skinny tie.

She paired black cigarette trousers with a a slingback heel and indie-inspired crisp white shirt and skinny tie.

The reality star opted for glittering gold eyeshadow and thick black eyeliner with a peachy pink lip gloss, before sealing it all together with a peal stud earring. 

Saturday is Victoria Racing Club’s Derby Day, which means racegoers have to stick to a strict black and white theme.

Men are encouraged to wear a morning suit, consisting of a morning coat, waistcoat, trousers and often a top hat, while women are asked to ‘maintain a suitable standard in keeping with the dignity of the Members Enclosure’. 

Cementing her status in the fashion set, Tayla added a lace veil over her forehead and eyes which elevated an already stunning make-up look

Cementing her status in the fashion set, Tayla added a lace veil over her forehead and eyes which elevated an already stunning make-up look

What is the dress code for Derby Day at the Melbourne Cup? 

Timeless elegance & monochrome magic

The classic combination of black and white is the signature style for Penfolds Victoria Derby Day.

Men are encouraged to wear a morning suit, which has been traditionally donned on Penfolds Victoria Derby Day. Consisting of a morning coat, waistcoat, trousers and often a top hat.

Members are expected to maintain a suitable standard in keeping with the dignity of the Members Enclosure. Key items of clothing that are not acceptable include; short jumpsuits or playsuits, garments that show the midriff and shorts. Overseas visitors are welcome to wear the formal national dress of their country.

Not acceptable

Any form of the following footwear: joggers, sports shoes, track shoes, runners, slippers, dilapidated footwear, gumboots or thongs. A shoe is considered a thong if it has two straps which connect in between the first and second toes

Jeans, jodhpurs, tracksuits, leather pants or untailored pants

Shorts

Torn or ripped clothing even if considered ‘designer’ tears

 Garments which show midriff

Leggings worn as pants. Footless tights acceptable if suitable dress worn over the top

Parkas, duffle coats, windbreakers, tracksuit tops, golf and yachting weatherproofs, denim jackets, casual or untailored leather jackets, anoraks and Driza-Bone (oilskin) jackets

Strictly no denim

 Pants tucked into socks or footwear

 Short jumpsuits/playsuits

However guests are within the rules if they avoid denim, thongs, shorts, sportswear and outfits with rips.

Christian Wilkins, who has become known for wearing traditionally feminine fashion, also bucked tradition opted for a corset and  stunning head piece.

The son of Channel Nine star Richard Wilkins, who is ambassador for Victoria Racing Club, recently praised the VRC for taking a step in the right direction by allowing guests to drop strict gender-bound rules and ‘express themselves’ how they want. 

Speaking to news.com.au ahead of the Melbourne Cup this week he said that he identifies as male, but sees all gender as ‘non-binary’.

‘I feel like [the cup carnival] was so guided by these very strict, gender-bound rules and to break that open and just allow people to express themselves how they want to be, that’s such a key ethos that I live my life by,’ he told the outlet.

Tayla Damir and Nathan Broad tied the knot in the Gold Coast hinterland earlier this month after a whirlwind three-year romance

Tayla Damir and Nathan Broad tied the knot in the Gold Coast hinterland earlier this month after a whirlwind three-year romance 

Christian Wilkins, who has become known for wearing traditionally feminine fashion, also bucked tradition opted for a corset and stunning head piece

Christian Wilkins, who has become known for wearing traditionally feminine fashion, also bucked tradition opted for a corset and stunning head piece 

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