Dubai’s racing calendar came to an end on Saturday evening with yet another outstanding turnout to the world’s richest horse race, the 2015 Dubai World Cup. Attracting the very best international and local talent from the world of horse racing, the event also saw hundreds of Dubai’s dedicated fashion followers competing for the top spots in the iconic Jaguar Style Stakes.
Once again, the Jaguar Style Stakes arena was bustling with Dubai’s impeccably dressed men and women, all hoping to impress the judging panel and claim the best dressed accolade. Judges AlAnoud Badr, founder of design label ‘Lady Fozaza’, Dom Bagnato, founder of the well-established Dom Bagnato men’s label, Tala Samman, popular blogger behind the ‘MyFashDiary’ style blog, and Nicola Gibson, Jaguar MENA Marketing Manager, had their work cut out for them as entrants graced the Jaguar Style Stakes stage in some of the most creative, unique and fashionable outfits the competition has seen to date.
Picked from hundreds of entrants, Mary Behan was named the overall Jaguar Style Stakes winner as Best Dressed Lady. Mary Behan is pictured next to Jaguar’s award-winning sports car, the F-TYPE Coupé, which she will have the use of for one year, with Bruce Robertson, Managing Director for Jaguar Land Rover MENA.
Additional prizes in other award categories were presented by Jaguar and additional sponsors including Longines, HTC, the Meydan Hotel, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Marquee, The Nail Spa and SensAsia.
Following an exciting day on the judging panel of the Jaguar Style Stakes, Nicola Gibson, Marketing Manager for Jaguar MENA commented: “In my fifth year as a judge, I was overwhelmed by the superb display of fashion and creativity that took to the Jaguar Style Stakes stage again this year. Dubai’s fashion followers never fail to impress, they come back every year with new and unique outfits that make us feel the enthusiasm and passion they have for this event. Truly embodying the same spirit of innovation, creativity and design which is at the heart of our brand, the Jaguar Style Stakes continues to be a perfect brand synergy for Jaguar.”
Best Dressed Lady winner – Mary Behan
Best Dressed Lady runner-up – Evelyn Mcdermott
Best Hat winner- Natalia Shustova
Best Dressed Man winner – Marlin Weir
Best Dressed Couple winners – David and Elizabeth Akroud
Most Creative Hat – Bebe Leone
Most Elegant Lady (sponsored by Longines) – Ana Pribylova