Style Stakes

Style Stakes

Take part in Dubai’s ultimate fashion extravaganza and make a splash at the world’s most spectacular race day.

Walk the ramp at Style Stakes, showcase your individual flair, be it all out glamour or understated panache, and win fabulous prizes at the most anticipated fashion event of the year.


  • Best Dressed Lady
  • Best Dressed Man
  • Best Dressed Couple
  • Best Hat
  • Most Creative Hat


Participants entering the Style Stakes competition should be aware that the judges are looking for style, originality and attention to detail as well as appropriateness of the outfit for a race day.

Here are some useful tips about what the judges are looking for:

  • Mandatory hats/fascinators for ladies
  • Appropriateness of the outfit for races
  • Interpretation of current trends
  • Suitability of outfit on the wearer
  • Style and originality
  • Attention to detail
  • Grooming, posture and demeanour
  • Coordination of ensemble
  • Entrants must be 18 years of age and above

The following list, while not exhaustive, would be considered inappropriate:

  • Bare heads (hat or fascinator is essential)
  • Revealing attire, i.e. miniskirts, short dresses, plunging necklines, bare midriff, or clothing made of see-through fabrics
  • Evening gowns
  • Late arrival
  • Contestants going on stage wearing sunglasses
  • Contestants younger than 18 years of age