Melbourne Cup launch draws staggering celeb presence

THIS year the Myer Marquee is a glamorous vision of 'The Australian Homestead', inspired by Melbourne's love affair with black and the beautiful fauna and flora that Australia is famous for.

Myer is excited to launch the Melbourne Cup Carnival tomorrow in millionaires' row of the Birdcage with a great mix of Myer Ambassadors, Myer Designers and celebrities in attendance.

The Face of Myer Jennifer Hawkins and Myer Ambassadors Kris Smith, Lauren Phillips, Laura Dundovic and Myer Designers and Milliners Toni Maticevski, Karen Walker, Wayne Cooper, Jayson Brunsdon, Arthur Galan, Dom Bagnato, Ann Shoebridge, Phillips Rhodes and Lisa Tan will be in attendance.

Celebrities include International Supermodel Tyson Beckford, Danielle Spencer, Andy Lee, Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster, Rebecca Judd, Dr Chris Brown, Kate Richie, Kerri-Anne Kennerly, Matt Preston, Jules Lund, Lindy and Michael Klim, Tom Hawkins and Emma Clapham, Tom and Hoda Waterhouse, Paul and Barb Licuria and Carrie Bickmore.

Lauren Mac, Dean Cherny with Stevie on Sax will each perform a DJ set, keeping the marquee rocking throughout the day.

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