Friday, 9 May 2014

Packwood Grand, A Day At The Races ~ Derby Style

We are thrilled to be the official 'Style Jockey's' for an exciting new event The Packwood Grand, a day at the races! Calgary's version of the Kentucky Derby. Taking place at Millarville Racetrack on July 1, 2014. This is the MUST attend social & lifestyle summer event for Calgary’s highly cultured, business leading and fashion forward young professionals!

From fabulous hats to carefully crafted cocktails, Packwood Grand brings elegance back to the tracks and thoroughbred horse racing. Show off your society flair, and your knowledge of fine music and couture, as you bet on the ponies and see where your luck takes you. 

Tickets don't officially go on sale until May 16 but you can get pre sale tickets  here.

We have put together a few looks to inspire you

Packwood Grand Style Women

Styleista’s fashion tips for Ladies:
-       large hats or fascinator
-       simple silhouette garden party dress
-       summer heels or wedges
-       small handbag or clutch
-       feminine accessories
-       Southern belle style influences

Packwood Grand Style Men

Styleista’s Fashion tips for Men:
-       hats or 50’s hair styles
-       spring color and/or patterned dress shirts
-       lightweight blazer
-       tie or bow tie
-       chinos or colored cotton pants or shorts
-       boat shoes or oxfords
-       accessories with a pocket square, tie bar, cuff links, or  suspenders
-       ‘preppy’ and ‘dandy’ style influences

We also have an exciting give away of a one of a kind fascinator from Calgary's own boutique accessory designers Lollipop Girls Accessories

Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win!

If you are not the lucky winner you can contact the Lollipop Girls and have your own custom made.

Good Luck!


  1. Can't wait for this event! As always love the tips :) #Iwantafascinator

  2. I have a dress that would match this quite nicely!

  3. Can't wait for this event and to find the perfect outfit for it!!

  4. Thank you for the outfit tips! This is sure to be a fabulous event.