Would you like to customise a handcrafted costume piece to complement your Melbourne Cup Carnival racing outfit? Whether you are a mad hatter or a floral fiend, we can connect you with an Australian independent designer to make you a race winner!
Handmade Shop has fashion suited for the field, plus accessories and bling for ladies AND gents – to complete the look from head to toe. Last year it was estimated that Australian women would spend more than $50 million on fashion and beauty in the lead-up to race that stops the nation. So, invest your hard earned bucks in something local and bespoke, to ensure you stand out from the flock of frocks and fascinators in unique style.
Sovata vibrant millinery & garments *will be at Oh Happy Day, scroll down for more event info
Zilpah Tart flattering fashion & accessories for women featuring exclusive prints
Dressed for Sunday accessories & bling for boys ‘n’ gals
Rhapsody Design colourful statement jewellery
Handmade Shop is open Monday – Thursday 9.30-5, Friday 9.30-6 and Saturday 9.30-2. It is located on City Walk Boulevard, between the cross streets of Akuna and Allara. Opposite the Myer entry to the Canberra Centre. Ph: 02 6247 8676
This Saturday, October 24, a beautiful new event dreamed up by the seasoned event experts from the award winning Handmade Canberra and Hustle&Scout is a handy one-stop-shop for anyone interested in planning a stylish, sophisticated and on-trend gathering, from the ideal wedding or civil union, to styled birthday parties, baby showers and family reunions. Oh Happy Day will be hosted in one of Canberra’s most pristine venues, the award-winning National Portrait Gallery, the event will showcase everything you may need for Cup Day or any other celebration.