Kate Waterhouse In Peter Pilotto – Melbourne Cup Day

Kate Waterhouse In Peter Pilotto - Melbourne Cup Day

Kate Waterhouse attended Melbourne Cup Day in Australia on Tuesday.

Perhaps it was something in the water, but Coco Rocha wasn’t the only one to don Peter Pilotto for the day’s festivities. The Sun Herald journalist — who also happens to be a part of Australia’s racing royalty — also chose an optic-printed Peter Pilotto Fall 2013 dress, this one with cutout short sleeves and a fun cocktail-length hemline.

For me, this look got its one-two punch from the well-coordinated details: a sexy pair of Tom Ford shoes, a gold Charlotte Olympia ‘Box Office’ clutch, and a custom co-designed headpiece by Nerida Winter for Hardy Brothers Jewellery.


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17 Responses to Kate Waterhouse In Peter Pilotto – Melbourne Cup Day

  1. Tracy November 6, 2013 at 11:23 #

    I am so enamoured by this look!!! I love everything, she has styled the dress to perfection. Absolutely BDOTW for me.

    • Tracy December 8, 2013 at 03:48 #

      By the way, the shoes are Alexander Wang’s ‘Clara’, not Tom Ford.

  2. Saree November 6, 2013 at 01:08 #

    She looks a lot like Olivia Palermo here. Whilst I didn’t dislike her Derby Day attire, this is miles better and yes, BDOTW-worthy in my book. Probably one of the best dressed there.

    Smart girl choosing something with cutouts around the shoulders considering how warm it was yesterday.

  3. Cass November 6, 2013 at 00:22 #

    Wish she tied up her hair

  4. Yeliz November 5, 2013 at 23:30 #

    I love everything about this look.

  5. Dhppy November 5, 2013 at 22:07 #

    I like the shoes. The dress looks too busy and restricting around the shoulders.

  6. Sharon November 5, 2013 at 20:39 #

    If I had not just seen Dita, I think I would like this look a lot more. But after that beautiful white suit, this looks cluttered to me.

  7. EmmaWoodhouse November 5, 2013 at 20:30 #

    Chic, a little too much on her head, but otherwise a good look. Better than Coco in this instance imo.

  8. anonymous as always November 5, 2013 at 19:56 #

    I don’t like the hair piece but the rest looks great.

  9. KatieKate November 5, 2013 at 19:48 #

    She looks nice, not sure about the headpiece, though. Nowhere near Dita’s caliber, but I still think it’s super stylish and event appropriate.

  10. Nat39 November 5, 2013 at 18:52 #

    The dress is pretty, interesting and creates a flattering silhouette, and the overall look is very well coordinated. Well done.

  11. kane November 5, 2013 at 18:16 #

    Not fond of the styling. As for the dress itself, I like the print, but it looks strange around the chest area, somewhat flat and unflattering.

  12. dee November 5, 2013 at 15:09 #

    I don’t like the head piece or shoes.

  13. Rebecca Z November 5, 2013 at 15:03 #

    I would like this look a lot more without the sleeves–it makes it look like she is wearing a picture frame over her upper torso. But clearly over the top is expected for this event, and she is right in there with the best of them. Her look is certainly gentler than Coco’s or Dita’s.

  14. Stel November 5, 2013 at 14:54 #

    Perfect! BDOTW nomination please!

  15. Alina November 5, 2013 at 14:47 #

    LOVE THIS! BDOTW worthy for me.

  16. Christine November 5, 2013 at 14:45 #

    I like this look.

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