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HAWAIIAN AIRLINES Fashion in the Field



Presented by ZM's night host Georgia.





With ten thousand dollars worth of prizes up for grabs, this interactive fashion extravaganza is on the calendar of every fashionista in the Bay & New Zealand!

Ladies and gentlemen – showcase your racing style in one of five fashionable categories:

The category judging timings are:

12.15pm  DIAHANN BOUTIQUE Avant-Garde / Young Designer

12.45pm SPEX EYEWEAR Headwear

1.20pm THOMSONS SUITS Classic Men's Race Wear

1.50pm UNIO GOLDSMITH Classic Ladies Race Wear

2.25pm VIVO HAIR AND BEAUTY - Vintage Race Wear



Gates open 11.00am

Registrations Close in the Fashion Village at 11.45am

Judging commences 12.15pm

All Contestants must be at the Fashion Village Registration Marquee 10 MINUTES PRIOR TO JUDGING

Competition Judging Criteria Tips:

·         Appropriateness of the outfit for raceday and spring season conditions.

·         Originality and confidence.

·         Attention to detail with accessories.

·         Appreciation of current fashion trends.

·         Grooming and deportment.

·         All entrants must be 18 years or older.


The categories are in this order:


Diahann Boutique Avant-Garde / Young Designer


This ultra-creative category entry must have been designed and created by you and not manufactured and purchased off the rack!  Stand out from the crowd with your own design on our runway.  Judges are looking forward to seeing the creations of New Zealand’s next generation of fashion designers! Think free rein, no confines and make the Judges love you. The winner will receive a prize to the value of $800.00 from Diahann Boutique, a pair of designer sunglasses from Spex Eyewear and a bottle of Mumm Champagne.


Spex Eyewear Headwear


Let us see your take on this seasons trends styled for the races. This category is always eye-catching and unique. Judges will be awarding extra credit for flair, concept of design, creativity and originality! Coordination with the outfit worn will also be considered along with the quality and workmanship of the Millinery. Prizes include a pair of designer sunglasses from Spex Eyewear, a bottle of Mumm Champagne.


Thomson Suits Classic Men's Race Wear


Gents, it is time to take the spotlight.  With a stylish suit, groovy tie a dash of colour via your pocket square perhaps, throw in a whole lot of personality and you might be just what the judges ordered! We would love to see some imagination but remember those loyal to the forefathers of classic men's fashion are always near the podium. Prizes for this category is a menswear clothing prize to the value of $750.00 from Thomson Suits, a pair of designer sunglasses from Spex Eyewear and a bottle of Mumm Champagne


Unio Goldsmith Classic Ladies Race Wear


This category is renowned by one and all for its style, timeless elegance and classic racewear suitable for the 2018 Spring Carnival season.  Judges will be looking for a sophisticated, tailored ensemble, with attention to detail, originality and your clever choice of coordinating your millinery, and accessories. An understanding and interpretation of current fashion trends will be looked upon favourably. Here’s your chance of making a statement and stepping out with confidence and wowing the Judges.

The winner of this category will receive a handmade white gold, pearl and diamond earring set from Unio Goldsmith valued at $2,000.00 and a trip to Auckland for two to represent Hawke’s Bay Racing as a qualifier to compete at the Prix De Fashion in the Field competition at Ellerslie in March, compliments of HelloWorld Waipukurau and a bottle of Mumm Champagne.

Vivo Hair and Beauty Vintage Race Wear.

This category is a new and fun addition to this year’s Hawaiian Airlines Fashion in the Field. Contestants both men and women have the opportunity to put a Vintage outfit together in your own style and design from bygone years with in mind in the era of at least 20 years old. The judges will be looking for that contestant who can wear their chosen vintage wear with personality and confidence.  The winner of this category will receive a $500.00 Vivo Hair and Beauty voucher.


Helloworld Waipukurau Overall Winner


Our overall winner will be selected from all the category winners and the winner will walk off with the grand holiday travel prize package. You could be jetting off to the beautiful Hawaiian seashores by securing a trip for two with flights & accommodation package to Hawaii, compliments of Hawaiian Airlines and helloworld Waipukurau.


Good luck and enjoy your day!     


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