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The look: Moomba Festival

Melbourne’s most popular community event – Moomba Festival – is just around the corner. From 9-12 March, the banks of the iconic Yarra River at Birrarung Marr and Alexandra Gardens will be taken over by an array of cultural events and activities for the whole family. If you’re planning on heading to Moomba this year, we’ve curated the perfect look that will keep you feeling stylish and comfy all day and night.

The bag

A classic tote is the ultimate hold-all bag for a day at Moomba.

If you love leather, you’ll adore the Anise Handbag. It features gold detailing, top handles and tasselling, and has plenty of room for your Moomba essentials like sunnies, sunscreen and a water bottle.

The Honey Stud Cross Body Bag is a great choice if you’re looking for something a little more casual and easy to hold on to all day. Metallic studs adorn the front and the long length handle means you can wear this style across the body.

The shoe

Opt for a comfy shoe you can rely on for a full day on your feet. Deuce’s  range of sneakers is the perfect choice for Moomba, fusing fashion and comfort so you can walk around all day without compromising on style. Each pair features athletic-inspired, dual-core footbed technology, which is designed to combat odour while providing superior comfort, stability, arch support and shock absorption. They also draw moisture away from the foot, keeping it drier and fresher.

With more than 200 styles to choose from you’re sure to find a pair (or several) you love. Available in both black and white, the new Billie Jean style is a fashionable and feminine choice for Moomba. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, go for a studded finish on Madison sneaker or Shylo sneaker.

If sneakers aren’t your thing, a low ankle boot — such as the super stylish Sorrento Ankle Boot in black, or the Gal Ankle Boot  in chocolate suede or black croc — is a great option. Or for that extra edge, go for the Toscada Dress Flat or Tennessee Dress Flat, which transitions effortlessly from day to night.

The pant

A cropped jean is the must-have transeasonal piece for any wardrobe and perfect for Moomba. Opt for a flattering straight or skinny cut in a timeless black or blue. There are plenty of high, mid and low-waist options around to suit every figure. Cuff your jeans for a more casual look.

The top

Pair your jeans with a classic crew or scoop neck tee in black, white, grey or stripes. For a pop of colour, try this season’s hottest colour, violet. Choose a quality breathable cotton that will keep you feeling fresh all day.

The jacket

Melbourne’s weather can be unpredictable around Moomba so be sure to pack an extra layer in case it gets a little chilly later in the day. Opt for a soft trench in black or navy for a sophisticated look that will elevate your outfit if you’re heading out after Moomba.

A tailored blazer is another great choice and a must-have piece this season. Choose black, grey or navy in cotton or wool for a timeless and polished look. If you can afford to, it’s worth investing in a quality piece that will be a wardrobe staple for seasons to come.

For more information on Moomba Festival, visit The Moomba Festival website.

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