This Is What to Wear to the Races If You Hate Hats

Best Headpieces for Spring Racing
Justin Ridler via Who What Wear Australia

Warm weather aside, the racing carnival is one of the most exciting things that happens come spring. If you already have an outfit sorted, you might be now on the hunt for the perfect outfit. Alternatively, finding the perfect headband might be the starting point for your race-day wears. Whatever your method, we've rounded up a selection of stunning headwear and fascinators that will see you through every day of the carnival. What's more, the pieces below are all available to rent from GlamCorner, meaning you aren't obligated to spend your dollars on a headpiece that you'll wear once, maybe twice if you're lucky. For good measure, we've popped a few hair styling tips in here, too. 

Keep scrolling for six stunning race day headpieces you'll be sure to love.

Morgan and Taylor Lavina Fascinator $39

This red is made for Cup Day. The headband works with hair worn up or down and if you feel bold, pair with a matching red lip. We love Nars Audacious Lipstick in Lana ($49). 

Olga Berg Monique Lace Bow $39

This lace bow looks a little like bunny ears (in the best possible way). Pull your hair back into a sleek low chignon, then let the headpiece be the standout. 

Studio Aniss Hera Crown in Rose Gold $59

This piece gives us Greek goddess vibes. Stakes Day is a golden (sorry, we had to) opportunity to wear something a little left of centre, so match this headband with a sharp middle-part or a sleek high ponytail.

Morgan and Taylor Florence Fascinator $49

Derby Day calls for monochrome, and this piece is the perfect way to amp up an otherwise plain outfit. It's a sizable headpiece, so keep hair sleek and simple. Run over your strands with a straightening iron and pull into a low ponytail. Wrap a little hair around the elastic for a polished finish. 

Olga Berg Karlie Floral Halo Fascinator $39

Aside from looking straight off the runway at Dolce & Gabbana, this headpiece is an easy way to sort your racing outfit. Pair with a block colour, and winged-liner. Stila's liquid formula ($31) will last all day, and well into the night. 

Olga Berg Jess Flora Headband in Blush $39

If there ever was an occasion to wear millennial pink, Oaks Day is it. Unofficially know as Ladies Day, this floral headpiece will fit just perfectly. Pair with soft, brushed-out waves. 

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