On Friday Ruby Assembly were excited to join our dear friend and fellow bloggeuse Cecylia at The Spring Fashion Lunch, Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. The brainchild of stylist Lara Reynolds of The Paper Doll, the afternoon was a casual affair with plentiful bubbles, canapes and style tips for the coming racing season. An array of famous Melbourne milliners also had their wares on display (just look at the beaded Deco number inset above), offering all guests the chance to experiment with opulent headwear.

Stylist Lara of The Paper Doll presented key looks for the upcoming season. She’s a talented lady who looked very dramatic in her McQueen for Givenchy gown.

Cecylia took the floor and dispensed her inimitable style tips. She looked very beautiful in Habbot shoes and Karla Spetic gown.

With Cecylia, wearing Pins by Lydra and Gorman top

Milliner Kerrie Stanley was a hoot!

A runway show celebrated the best of the upcoming season. Pictured center is Daniella Balscheit of accessory label Goldie

Cecylia with Yahav from Paris ’99