Tuesday, May 9, 2023

On Saturday, Thanks to the American Women's Group of Jamaica (AWG), race fans on The Rock watched the race in an absolutely stunning indoor/outdoor Tai Flora-Luxe setting at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel. And with a post time of 6:57 pm (5:57 pm local time), guests turned out a l'heure — for 'Fashionable Derby', a watch party and fashion show that benefits the organisation's scholarship fund and charities.

It was a big day for horse racing, but more importantly, a great excuse to place discreet bids at the silent auction in-between sips of Aperol Spritz, catch up with friends and contemplate wardrobe options from Keneea Linton x Locale, Signatures Boutique, and Resortwear by Eroleen.

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[ESTABLISHING SHOT] (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-7c36cddc8b649b4595d232c7307d7fef">Hats off </strong>...to educator Simone Davies (left) and her guest Katherine Samper who nailed 'derby style' in pieces from Resortwear from Eroleen. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-36e80a398620c2a2e7f14de2402fdba1">Across the board</strong> - From left: The afternoon's compère Novia McDonald-Whyte, Jamaica Observer Senior Associate Editor, Lifestyle &amp; Social Content; Sotheby's International Realty CEO and Fashionable Derby event coordinator Julian Dixon; the American Women's Group of Jamaica President Gloria Palomino; and Dominican Republic Ambassador to Jamaica Angie Shakira Martínez Tejera were quite the stylish quartet. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-b7d6cbf12d603f5cbb1e5c306e1a4d67">Skirting the rules</strong> - BrandEd principal Norma Williams was in her element in pieces from Mahambeth and Pesche. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-fb11047e7e288814db32e2b0c5f4e9ed">Colour blocking</strong> - Strutting the Contrast Colour Dress from Resortwear by Eroleen were model Tia Dryden and...(Photo: Naphtali Junior)
...educator Simone Davies, who didn't miss a beat in the Pleated Colour Block Midi Dress. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-a3c351aa9ed272d4b1a0753b6cb94847">Photo finish</strong> - Deevas Jewellery principal Dahlia Hall channelled her inner southern belle in a blush number from Brit Bran topped off with a fascinator from Classic Hats &amp; Variety Store. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-aee2ec51360bd25f27dbe49915563d04">Wire-to wire</strong> - Resortwear of Eroleen principal Eroleen Anderson stole the scene in pieces from her boutique complemented with Chanel accessories.(Photo: Naphtali Junior)

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