Longines Prize for Elegance

The Championships Day 2
Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day

Royal Randwick
Saturday, 13 April 2019

The Competition

Dress in style and elegance for the world renowned Longines Prize for Elegance awarded throughout Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Longines Prize for Elegance celebrates the lady who will have distinguished herself by the elegance of her outfit. The competition is scheduled to take place during The Championships Day 2 – Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day on Saturday, 13 April.

The most elegant attendees will be photographed on the day and able to enter the contest as they enjoy world-class racing festivities.

The top three (3) finalists will be chosen and invited to attend the final presentation on the day, where the Longines Prize for Elegance will be awarded to the winner.


Prizes on offer:

For the winner of the competition, a Longines DolceVita (L51585186). Flowers for the two finalists.

*Terms & Conditions Apply. Click here to view The Championships Day 2 – Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day T&C’s.



Competition timing:
(subject to change)

The Championships Day 2 –
Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Entry location – Rose Garden Lawn & Members Marquee
Opens – 9.15am
Closes 1.00pm
Winners announced 2.00pm, within private function

The Longines Prize for Elegance Judging Guidelines:

The final presentation to announce the day’s best dressed, the Longines Prize for Elegance, will be judged based on elegance as an attitude, use of colour and material that demonstrates a strong understanding of design, keen eye for detail (accessories are essential), and style to stand the test of time.

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Chandon S Ladies Day

Winner: Andrea Baker
Runner-Up: Meri Dimovski & Brittney Tanou

The Championships Day 1


Winner: Carly Rutledge
Runner up: Brittney Tamou & Crystal Kimber


Winner: Andy Peers
Runner up: Reece Murray & Neil Carpenter

About the competition

The most coveted award off the track this autumn, Harrolds Fashion Chute was hosted across two days of Sydney Autumn Racing.  The first day was held at Rosehill Gardens on Chandon S Ladies Day with the second day of competition held on The Championships Day 1 at Royal Randwick featuring black & white fashion.

Sydney’s fashion forward were photographed at the Harrolds Fashion Chute, the artistically inspired space. With the finalists invited back to the Harrolds Fashion Chute and judged by some of Australia’s most influential personalities on the fashion scene.


Fashion Chute Prizes

The winner received prizes including:

Harrolds Styling Session, $2,000 Helloworld voucher, $2,000 cash, $500 voucher to use at The Star Sydney, Event Cinema Voucher, Vogue Australia beauty packs, Magnum of Moët & Chandon, Longines watch & a bespoke Nerida Winter millinery piece.

Harrolds Fashion Chute Judging Guidelines


Elle Halliwell (Host), Journalist
Nerida Winter, Milliner
Kelli Odell – NSW Sales Manager Moët Hennessy
Abbey Gelmi, Channel 7 Reporter

Judges were looking for an aesthetically pleasing autumn racing outfit styled with shoes and accessories. Outfits for consideration met the following criteria;

  • The outfit must reference autumn racing dress codes and incorporate current trends, while expressing your own personal style.
  • Members’ dress codes limitations do not apply for the competition (Dress Regulations do apply if attending the Members’ Reserve).
  • Men are permitted to wear either trousers or chinos, and accessories in line with current trends.
  • Sophistication, creativity and individuality are key.
  • Gentlemen must wear a tie or bow tie.
  • Women must wear a headpiece or fascinating element while adhering to the autumn dress code (i.e. no straw millinery).
  • For the ladies, closed toe shoes are preference, however this is not essential.
  • Competition is available for Australian residents only.
  • Outfits must be Black & White to adhere to the tradition of Derby Day  (The Championships Day 1).

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