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Each November, Melbourne’s spring racing carnival at Flemington brings out the fashion plates – and the fashionable plates. Last year, Lexus engaged both Ben Shewry (far right) and David Moyle for its marquee; Shewry’s pumpkin dish is pictured. This year, watch retailer Kennedy has French restaurant Bistro Thierry providing a signature dish for each of the race days, while coffee brand Lavazza has tapped Buddha Lo of Matteo’s and Adam D’Sylva of Tonca.
Maison Baluchon clutches from France are imprinted with Henri Rousseau-like jungle scenes. They’re a wildly chic accessory to balmy summer nights. $160, bastilleandsons.com.au
Sawyer, in the east LA suburb of Silver Lake, is a light-filled restaurant on Sunset Boulevard with a menu that pays equal attention to seafood as it does to comfort food (prawn tacos, catfish po’ boys and crab mac and cheese). sawyerlosangeles.com