Celebrities and fashionistas are rolling into Flemington racecourse for Melbourne Cup.

A swathe of VIPs from home and abroad are on their way to the famous birdcage, where they'll quaff expensive champagne and dine on fresh caviar, trendy burgers and bespoke desserts.

Check out our gallery of the best looks trackside:

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