Fashions on the Field Judge – Sophie Allport

A remote Cattle Station in the Gulf Of Carpentaria is an unlikely place to forge a millinery career but that’s exactly where North Star born and bred Sophie Allport began to master her craft. What began as a hobby to keep her creative interests engaged while in the middle of nowhere has evolved into a nationally sort after millinery brand. A highlight for the growing racewear brand has been multiple customers making it to the top ten on Oaks Day during the Melbourne Cup Carnival,…

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Fashions on the Field Judge – Helen Walker

If you are ever lucky enough to visit the hallowed halls of the Bush Bible, The Queensland Country Life, you will often hear journalist Helen Walker described as “The Duchess Of The Downs”. A title she has earned through the witty repartee and effortless elegance she has brought to the job since she took up her post in 1980. Through the years Helen has worked from head office in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Roma, Longreach, Rockhampton, and is now permanently settled again in the ‘Garden City’ of Toowoomba.…

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Fashions on the Field Judge – Leisa Chapman

  Self- confessed necklace addict, Leisa Chapman launched her business I Love That Necklace after many years of designing and sourcing her own jewellery. As an occupational therapist, wife and mother of three, Leisa will be taking time out of her busy schedule to judge at this years Goondiwindi Picnic Races. www.ILoveThatNecklace.com.au went online in 2016 when Leisa realised that there are a lot of women in rural and remote areas that want to be able to shop online. Leisa’s product range has grown to…

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