Winter Fashions 2023

Winners Sara Allpress and Stephen Mwaba with our fabulous Judges Katie Flett, Lily Simons and Rebecca Stewart

Best Dressed Woman

Best Dressed Woman Top 3

Sara Allpress took out the Best Dressed Woman Title.

Kirsten Morland was Runner Up and Mikhal Robinson 2nd Runner Up



New Vintage Category

Top 3 Vintage Finalists

Jasmin Clarke was our Vintage Winner

With Alex Valle and Nicola May Runners Up

New Millinery Category

Millinery Top 3

Yulia Marsh was our Millinery Winner

Collette Gordon and Janet Bramham Runners Up

Best Dressed Man

Men's Best Dressed Finalists

Our Best Dressed man was Stephen Mwaba

Steve Kirk and Jharn Winter were the finalists 

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

Millinery Award 
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

Katie Flett
Lily Simons
Rebecca Stewart

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

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