Winter Fashion in the Field 2023
Saturday 12 August - First Heat 12:30 in the Tea House
This year, as well as a chance to win the Best Dressed Category, you can take home a prize for your Millinery or your amazing Vintage ensemble.
Just enter either the Men's or the Women's Best Dressed and the Judges will do the rest.
Register prior to the day via the link below or on the day from 11:00am in the Tea House.
Best Dressed Woman
Our Best Dressed Woman should be showcasing her own personality with head-to-toe attention to detail. A hat or other headgear is required, and outfits shall be constructed from winter appropriate fabrics. Accessories, shoes, makeup, and hairstyles should be taken into consideration.
Women's Best Dressed Winner Prize
A two-night escape to the stunning Te Waonui Forest Retreat
A chilled bottle of bubbles on arrival
5-course degustation dinner for 2 each evening
Full cooked breakfast for 2 each morning
$300 voucher from True Grit Hair Salon
$200 Shoe Curator voucher
$100 voucher from 1999 House of Nails
Cairns Amateurs Membership $360 2023/2024 Season
A magnum of wine from the Ned
And exquisite Flowers from Fleur by DK
Women's Runner Up - wins a pair of Classic Autore South Sea Pearl 9mm Stud Earrings from Youngs Jewellers valued at $750, Magnum and Sash
Women’s 2nd Runner Up - $500 Amazonita Voucher, Magnum and Sash
Best Dressed Man
Our Best Dressed Man needs to be wearing a well-tailored/ fitted winter constructed of winter appropriate materials. Suits should not be of a casual style, a hat is preferred but not required. Accessories, shoes, and hairstyles should be taken into consideration.
Best Dressed Man's Prize
Double Pass for the Promenade on Saturday 11 November $500, Sergios Voucher $250 + True Grit Voucher $200 + Magnum, Sash and Flowers
Men’s Runner Up - Double Pass for the Promenade on Saturday 11 November $500, Sergios Voucher $150 + Magnum and Sash
Men’s 2nd Runner Up - Magnum
Both Men and Women are eligible for this award. Headwear should consist of winter appropriate materials. This is not a runway category; contenders will be picked from the Best Dressed Man and Woman runways.
Millinery Winner will win:
A $250 Voucher from Claire Hahn Millinery and beauty hamper + True Grit $200, Magnum, Sash and Flowers.
Both Men and Women are eligible for this award. The outfit needs to contain a vintage element, this can include a vintage accessory, piece of clothing, or showcase a vintage silhouette. This is not a runway category, contenders will be picked from the Best Dressed Man and Woman runways.
Vintage Winner will win:
IBK Professional Photoshoot + Photos
Makeup by M.A.C Cosmetics at Ballantynes
Hair by MODS
Full Page Editorial in Cantabrian Magazine
Total Value: $1200, Magnum, Sash and Flowers
Fashion Coordinator - Zane Tate
Entry in the competition is free but you will need a Festival Ticket $25 or upgrade to a Fashion Ticket $70
Results 2022 Canterbury Jockey Club Member Pauline Pattullo was our overall winner and is off to the Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival in September. This was sponsored by Youngman and Son & IBK Photography and includes Airfares, Accommodation and an entry to the top 10 in the Cairns Central Fashion in the Field
First Runner Up Gemma Kirk will be enjoying her 18ct Tahitian Pearl Stud Earrings from Youngs Jewellers
Second Runner Up Anna Campbell is off to dinner at Amazonita with friends to try out some Marisco Wines
Men's First Overall Stephen Mwaba won four tickets to the Stables, Al Basti Equiworld NZ 2000 Guineas Raceday, Saturday 5 November
Men's Runner Up Daniel McCullum- will be visit from Australia again to use his two tickets to the Stables, Al Basti Equiworld NZ 2000 Guineas Raceday
Stacey Rose - Best Millinery and Foster Mwaba - Stage Presence won Vouchers donated by Indian Roots, Christchurch
Judges - Michiko Hylands, Nicholas Henare and Janelle Burnside
Fashion Coordinator - June Youngman