As one of the most famous detectives around, why can't you find an outfit suitable to wear to the races, Mr Holmes? The most difficult case to solve, it seems, is what exactly is appropriate Melbourne Cup attire.
Oh dear. Someone failed to mention to Elissa Friday, who is engaged to the Mayor of Geelong Darryn Lyons, that cat ears were on trend this year, not entire leopard print onesies. The purple hat tops off the hideous animal outfit by giving it a Willy Wonka-esque feel.
One of the stranger moments of the 2014 Cup was watching Geoffrey Edelsten walking in in this yellow suit beside Gabi Grecko in whatever this thing is. It got weirder though when he got down on one knee and proposed in front of the cameras. She said yes.
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Ok dads, you're out for the day. You're kid free. But that doesn't mean you must dress like your offspring's favourite cartoon character. Even though it's perfectly fine for your kid to wear his Batman costume to the shops, it's not okay for you to wear a turtle costume to the races. Ever.