Posted on November 06 2020
Model and socialite Olivia Molly Rogers wearing the Angelina Alvarez Andrina earrings to the 2020 Lexus Melbourne Cup. Olivia Molly Rogers was styled by celebrity styling expert Suzy Eskander, with makeup by Nicole Aquilina and hair by Harlen Hair Melbourne. Her stunning orange and pink themed outfit also included a custom bow by Ann Shoebridge and a dress by Mossman.
Olivia Molly Rogers’ look was featured in several publications covering Melbourne cup fashion, including Nine Honey, News.Com.Au, The New Daily, the Herald Sun, the Daily Mail, Marie Claire, and Popsugar. Olivia Molly Rogers also created a video on Instagram reels that shared her transformation into the glamorous outfit.
The Andrina earrings worn by Olivia Molly Rogers above are a fresh take on hoop earrings as they feature a continuous pattern of small starfish, adding sparkle to any summer outfit. The earrings are plated in 24k gold and include a hypoallergenic backing for the wearer’s comfort. The Andrina earrings were designed in Sydney and are a perfect pair for Summer outfits. The star-themed hoops were also worn by Alisha Aitken-Radburn on Bachelor in Paradise.
The Melbourne Cup is an annual thoroughbred horse racing event conducted as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. It has occurred every year on the first Tuesday of November at the Flemington racecourse since 1861, leaving it with a very rich legacy in Australian culture.
The 2020 Melbourne Cup was unique as due to coronavirus, no crowds were allowed on the grounds to watch the famous race for the first time in history. Only 1,500 essential workers were allowed on the course in Flemington, Victoria, with trainers watching the race remotely. The event was won by Irish horse Twilight Payment, with Tiger Moth in second and Prince Arran in third.
However, spectators like Olivia Molly Rogers still dressed up for the highly regarded fashion event. Olivia Molly Rogers was the ambassador for Myer’s Fashions on Your Front Lawn, which took the place of the annual Fashions on the Field competition to be accessible during the pandemic. Prizes will still be awarded for the outfits and designers featured in the race day wear, with the winners announced on Oaks Day on the 5th of November.
Olivia Molly Rogers, 28, is best known for being awarded Miss Universe Australia in 2017. Since winning the competition, she has gone on to represent Australian campaigns such as Polished Man, Diamond Exchange, Movember and Liptember. Olivia Molly Rogers has also earned herself hosting gigs for The Project, The Morning Show, and The Today Show. She continues to model and has been featured on the covers of South Australian Style and GC Magazine.
Alongside her modelling success, Olivia Molly Rogers is also a trained speech pathologist and an ambassador for mental health awareness. She is open about her personal struggles with mental illness and encourages other to do the same, sharing about her journey on her Instagram page which has an 160k strong following. Olivia Molly Rogers has previously gone through an eating disorder so is also a strong advocate for body positive messaging.
Olivia Molly Rogers was born in the city of Adelaide, South Australia, but now resides in Melbourne. In her spare time, Olivia Molly Rogers enjoys painting and has received positive recognition for her artworks.