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Melbourne Cup 2014: The bizarre, the bold and the beautiful pack Birdcage

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Makybe Diva may have won the Melbourne Cup a record three times but year after year, there is a bigger diva at the races, galloping around for attention.  Disgraced businessman Geoffrey Edelsten,71, arrived in the Birdcage with the sole intention of stealing the show – and this year he did it in the worst possible style. 

All life rolls by on Melbourne Cup day

Tony Wright dinkus.

There seems something almost perfectly absurd about a whole city being granted a day off on a Tuesday and much of a nation stopping work because there is a horse race, and you'd be tempted to snigger at it ... and then your horse wins.

Ladies who Lunch bring colour to Caulfield

Caulfield Style ambassadors Nicole Warne and Scherri-Lee Biggs.

On an otherwise cold and grey Wednesday, it was the Ladies who Lunch who stole the show and brought vibrant colour to the Caulfield racecourse – more than 400 of them, and to a woman, in high spirits and stylishly turned out.

A different league

Kris Smith has remained in his adopted country where, as a Myer ambassador, he is the face of their menswear range.

Dannii’s ex has some fashion advice for men. Start with women, he tells Megan Doherty.

Race almost won for master milliner

Current event: Nicole Latoyah models one of Paris Kayne's latest creations , the Banksia, inspired as a tribute to ...

Paris Kyne's creative juices were fired up by the Banksia financial collapse so he created a 'robust hat like the flower' in sympathy with the investors' plight.