In just 4 days Packwood Grand will take over the Century Downs Racetrack & Casino and the most stylish Calgarians will flock in droves to partake in an afternoon filled with races, fashion, mingling and a general livery!

The Social Button is hosting the afternoon which promises to mix the 'true sense of old world leisure and sophistication'. 

Styleista is on the Style Stakes panel alongside The Style Guys and pervious winner, Gwendolyn Richards to pick the best dressed male and female. Stay alert during the event on details of how to enter yourself or your stylish date/friend!

The main questions we get asked is what to what to wear and wear to shop! So we have given you all the necessary deets to get yourself geared up for the event. 

Last year we style a shoot for Avenue Magazine, read the full post   here

Last year we style a shoot for Avenue Magazine, read the full post here

The main details for the ladies are big hats and fascinators. This year I am getting a custom made fascinator made by a local designer, Holly Allen, who creates out of the Smithbilt Hat Co in Inglewood.

Prototype of my custom fascinator

Prototype of my custom fascinator

When thinking of where to get inspo the first place to look is events such as the Kentucky Derby. Below are some celeb style shots which show the guys getting to be the peacocks and the ladies keeping it classy yet contemporary.

Places to shop: Menswear

#1 Brooks Borthers

- Harry Rosen

- Zara

- Club Monaco

- Gentleman Proper

- Browns Shoes

Places to shop: Womenswear


- Nordstrom

- Top Shop

- Holts

- Nine West (stacked heels or wedges for the grass)


Best Dressed 2015

Nathaniel and  Ania B

Nathaniel and Ania B

Gallery from Packwood Grand 2015


See you all in the infield! 

XO, Phaedra