Jaguar Style Stakes at 2015 Dubai World Cup
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Jaguar Style Stakes


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Jaguar Style Stakes Judges Crown Best Dressed at 2015 Dubai World Cup 

Dubai, 29 March 2015: 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.”

The full lists of prize winners are:

Best Dressed Lady winnerMary Behan
Best Dressed Lady runner-upEvelyn Mcdermott
Best Hat winnerNatalia Shustova
Best Dressed Man winnerMarlin Weir
Best Dressed Couple winnersDavid and Elizabeth Akroud
Most Creative HatBebe Leone
Most Elegant Lady (sponsored by Longines)Ana Pribylova

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 About Jaguar MENA:

Jaguar is one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. For over 90 years, Jaguar has pushed the boundaries of what is possible, inspired by founder Sir William Lyons. Alive Technology is at the heart of the Jaguar DNA, so every innovation and technology in a Jaguar is developed to create a driving experience that always feels instinctive.

Jaguar has built up a loyal following in the MENA region, due in part to the brand’s focus on investing in exciting new technology and R&D resulting in breakthrough products for new markets and growing segments. Today’s line-up, the strongest in the brand’s history, consists of the Jaguar F-TYPE Convertible and Coupé, XJ luxury sedan, XF sports sedan, the newly introduced aluminium-intensive Jaguar XE which is setting the standard for driving dynamics in the midsize segment and of course the recently announced Jaguar F-PACE, the company’s all-new performance crossover that will join the line-up in 2016.

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