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Del Mar Race Track, Opening Day Hat Contest 2016


Del Mar Race Track, Opening Day Hat Contest 2016Opening Day at the Del Mar Race Track is just around the corner and Studio Savvy is here to help with all of your fashion needs! We have SO much fun being the sponsors for Opening Day—we love giving guidance when it comes to hair, make up, modeling, and anything fashion related!

Savvy Tip/Trick: Take your tousled hair and toss it into a low bun or build that braid into a beautiful updo and set a hat on top to finish off your look.

We at Studio Savvy are here to help you get race day ready hair, whether it be a cut, color, extensions or keratin, your Savvy Squad fashion experts will take care of you!

Studio Savvy will also be featuring hat collections from the amazingly talented and creative Carol Bader and Arturo Rios, available for purchase now!

We have fun and moderately priced hats available for purchase as well.

The Savvy Squad is so excited  for Opening Day and all the fashion festivities upon us, and we are more than ready and willing to help with any fashion inquiries you may have. So whether you are looking for a new and improved hair style, or are looking for a beautiful hat to complete your look, come visit your favorite Savvy Squad girls for all your Opening Day needs! We look forward to seeing you all out there!

Hair, Hats, Fashion, for The Del Mar Races

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Group shot of winners

Your fashion experts at Studio Savvy were back at it again for the 22nd annual Opening Day Hats Contest at Del Mar! More than 300 contestants entered the Hats Contest this year, with Andria Elam, from Best Fascinator category, winning the Bing Crosby Grand Prize.

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Theatrical Hat and Styling

2016 Del Mar Opening Day Hats Contest is coming…

Del Mar Opening Day Hats Contest

Let’s get this party started!

Friday, July 15th, we light this candle. If you have an idea for an Outrageous hat, or you are ready to knock everyone out with the Most Glamorous, Best Fascinator, amazing Best Flowers hat, or one of those Horse Racing, track inspired giddy-ups, then you need to JOIN THE HATS CONTEST and win some serious prizes!

Again this year Deena Von Yokes is the Creative Director for the Opening Day Hats Contest. Right there with her will be the bevy of beautiful models, spectacular hats and fashions that are sure to be stunners. The Studio Savvy Glam Squad will be the fillies charging to the finish to make all these looks complete with hair, make-up and styling directed by Deena. The hats are created by the extraordinary milliner, Christine A Moore. Remaining wardrobe is going to be by local fashion designer sensations, Olga Sanchez, Jemima Dutra, and TRE Boutique shop keep stylist, Sheree Vihon.

Whether you come to watch, or take home the Grand Prize, you are guaranteed to have a great time. Visit the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club web site for full details. We can’t wait to see you!
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Del Mar Opening Day Hats Contest – Enter to Win

FullSizeRenderThe Studio Savvy Glam Squad will be featured LIVE on CBS Channel 8 News with Ashley Jacobs TOMORROW MORNING, July 7th, at 5:40am and 6:40am.  We will be discussing everything you need to know to get ready for Opening Day, so set your cable boxes to Channel 8 to tune in!

Deena and Joe Cuviello will also be directing a fun little fashion hat contest with FINE Magazine at the Del Mar Plaza, tomorrow at 6pm, so come on out and sign up and join the fun!

The countdown to Opening Day is ON!  If you don’t already have your hat, don’t worry, we at Studio Savvy have got you covered.  Wednesday, July 13th, we will be hosting a trunk show here at Studio Savvy from noon to 7pm.  Come have a sip of bubbly, and find your hat for this year’s Opening Day!

In honor of Opening Day, we will also be running a SPECIAL from Tuesday, July 12th to Saturday, July 16th.  We are offering a complimentary Powerdose with any service!  A Powerdose treatment is one of the best things you can do for your hair this summer, so book now, as availability is limited!IMG_3484

TIP: The biggest question everyone asks themselves, do you get the dress or the hat first? Answer: It all depends on personal preference, but the trick is, bring either your hat or your dress, whichever you pick out first, with you when trying to pair the latter.

We are so excited to see all of you fabulous fashionistas out there at Opening Day on July 15th!  Until then, stay tuned on our blog, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to see all the fashion fun we are getting into to prepare for the big day!

image1Studio Savvy would like to invite you all to come out to Party for Ponies this Saturday, June 25th, at Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery in Del Mar and we’ve got all the details:

What: Party For Ponies, a pre-Opening Day benefit presented by Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery and Pebbles By The BeachFullSizeRender (4)

Where: 1431 Camino Del Mar

When: June 25th, 2016 from 5:30-9 pm

Attire: Turf Club—Opening Day hats and bow ties

TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND CAN BE PURCHASED AT Party For Ponies

This will be a night full of fashion, philanthropy, music, drinks, and MORE!  Part of the proceeds will be donated to “Saving America’s Mustangs,” a non-profit founded for the protection and preservation of wild horses.

image2This event will also feature a fashion show hosted by Pebbles By The Beach, and hair and makeup by your very own Glam Squad!

Don’t miss out on the fashion fun!! Please come out and join us, along with Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery and Pebbles By The Beach! We look forward to seeing each and every one of you!

Flash back to 2015’s Race Day Looks!

Studio Savvy’s Deena Von Yokes was race day fabulous as she took on being the creative director on Opening Day. Deena and milliner Christine A. Moore put into detail all the cutting edge fashion from head to toe for last years races and as director of the famous Hats Contest. Nothing says glamorous like a beautiful dress with a striking hat to complete your race day ready look. Check out all the fun they had with the news casters and get inspired for 2016 Opening Day, Friday July 16.

 

Twas the night before Bing Crosby Opening Day…

And all through the race track, not a creature was stirring, not even a horse. No, not even a horse, but at 3:30am Deena Von Yokes and the Studio Savvy Glam Squad were wide eyed and preparing for a full Opening Day Fashion Frenzy. Why? Because “Fashion Never Sleeps!“, especially with Studio Savvy!

Looking vintage, modern and more styled by Deena and Studio Savvy at 2015 Bing Crosby Opening Day at Del Mar

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Be a Fashion Super Star at Del Mar Opening Day!

BE A STAR ON OPENING DAY at the Hollywood Fashion Contest. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Studio Savvy Salon and Cuviello Agency bring you the Hollywood Fashion Contest at the Del Mar Races. Friday, October 29th in the Plaza de Mexico. See dmtc.com and StudioSavvySalon.com for more details.

Get ready for the Fashion Event of the Fall on Thursday, October 29th, Opening Day of the Bing Crosby Season at Del Mar

Show off your hottest NEW or OLD Hollywood Style & Glam by dressing up and entering the “Hollywood Fashion Contest“. Men, Women, Couples, Celebrity Look-A-Likes, Famous Movie Characters, you can all compete for more than $3,000 in cash & prizes just by dressing up and competing to be one of Hollywoods Best Dressed! Sign-up between at 11am and 1:30pm in Plaza de Mexico, located just inside the Stretch Run Admission gates.

Opening Day at Del Mar is always one of San Diego’s biggest parties, so don’t miss out. Everyone is invited to dress up. Be a stunning beauty and show off the latest fashions, be a true Hollywood Celebrity, a fabulous duo or anything Hollywood. Shoot for the Stars! Lets party it up and show everyone your inner Hollywood Star! All entrants will receive two free admission passes to the Fall races. We can’t wait to see you on Thursday the 29th.

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Do You Have Your Look For The Pacific Classic?

Get ready, Get set, GLAM! Studio Savvy was on the look out for the five most stand out hats this opening day. Deena Von Yokes loves being a part of the fashion community and enjoyed being the creative and director of the Opening day hat contest. The Studio Savvy Glam Squad is always inspired to go above and beyond while putting a fresh spin on amazing trends. Nothing says race day ready like the spectacular sizzling hats and fabulous striking fashion! Take a look and get inspired for the up and coming Pacific Classic!

Available at studio Savvy Designer Christine Moore hats.

Deena & The Glam Squad take FINE Magazine

We are hats over heels for the latest issue of FINE Magazine! Not only did our Master Stylist and Fashion Guru, Deena, sit down for a personal interview, but our whole Studio Savvy team got to glam up the models in the “Front Runner Fashion” spread.

Deena sat down with writer Kelly Flowers to discuss her continuing role as co-director of the annual Opening Day Hats Contest at the Del Mar Racetrack, coming up on the 16th of July. As a lover of all things glamorous, a true fashionista at heart, a creative spirit with a keen eye for color, and of course, an avid member of the community, Deena is undoubtedly the perfect lady to oversee this event.

The contest is one of the most treasured and anticipated summertime traditions in Del Mar and Deena is ready to bring even more excitement and fun into this year’s playful competition. The event normally draws in hundreds of contestants and a huge crowd of anxious onlookers hoping to catch a glimpse of the year’s most wild creation. Whether you’re entering in the contest or just attending Opening Day, Deena has some advice for you: “This is the one day where you don’t want to blend in with the crowd. It’s a great opportunity to have crazy fashion fun and go big… Literally!”

Later in the magazine, Deena and the Glam Squad went down to the Racetrack to beautify the models featured in the segment, Front Runner Fashion. The hair and makeup looks we chose were classic. We didn’t want to overpower the avant-garde nature of the hats, but work with them. Loose curls and side braids complimented the hats and chic summer dresses perfectly—nothing too dressed-up, but manicured enough to match the sophistication of the Track.

As for the fashion, the bolder the better! Carla wore the “Queenie” hat by Christine A. Moore Millinery for Studio Savvy, which brought out the bright colors in her floral dress. April also sported one of our Christine A. Moore Millinery hats, the “Elsa.” The solid white hat with her coral shift dress looked effortlessly chic, especially since each piece had a bit of texture. We also loved some of the two-piece outfits, a welcomed and on-trend substitute for a typical sundress.

We are so thankful to have worked with FINE Magazine on this photo shoot and can’t wait for the glitz and glam of the race season to start! If you still need to pick out that perfect piece for Opening Day, join us at the Fashion Trifecta at the Del Mar Racetrack on Sunday, June 12th, from 12:00-4:00pm. Enter at the Solana Gate on Via De La Valle between Jimmy Durante and Coast Highway. There will be yummy bites and sips and tons of dresses, hats, and accessories to get you ready for the big day. See you there!

XO,

Deena and the Glam Squad

Front-Runner Fashion Photo Shoot for FINE Magazine

In case you haven’t noticed, at Studio Savvy Salon and our Glam Squad of creative masterminds, WE LOVE  the playful elegance, style and gorgeous fashions of the horse racing scene. We are so fortunate to be working with FINE Magazine on this wonderful photo shoot. Watch this video, share with friends, and get yourself in the mood for another fabulous fashion filled season at Del Mar!

Studio Savvy Salon promoting Fashion, Fun and Sun on Opening Day at the Del Mar Race Track

Can you believe it’s almost here?!

See what all the buzz is about in our new video from Jody Lynn Photo & Video:

In just over a month the largest gathering of fashion fanatical hat couture and horse racing fans will be parading around the Del Mar Thoroughbred Clubs Famous “Opening Day Hats Contest”. Are you one of them? Do you have your hat all sorted out? What about your shoes? OMG, maybe it’s time for a new outfit! Studio Savvy Salon is here to do your hair, facial, and other fashion prep. Guess what, Studio Savvy has it all! Here is the plan:

  1. Make sure you have an appointment for hair cut, color, styling, make-up styling, facial wax, et al (and all).
  2. When you come for your appointment checkout our Selection and Sales of Gorgeous Opening Day Hats!
  3. For everything else, visit the Pre-Opening Day Fashion Trifecta on Sunday, July 12th at the Del Mar Race Track… a Fashion Show, Fashions for Sale, and Celebration! You have to come out and find EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR OPENING DAY!

The race is on for Fashion Fun and the Del Mar Race Track! Just like Trevor says at the start of every race, “And away they go!”.

Ranch & Coast - A Return to Elegance in Racing, is a feature article with hair and make-up by Studio Savvy Salon. The article makes note of Studio Savvy Salon & Cuviello Agency bring back vintage fashions with the Del Mar Race Tracks, Opening Day Fashion Contest. Halston Heritage silk gown, 'Angie' heels, and black mirrored clutch from Halston Heritage at Fashion Valley with a Christine A. Moore Millinery 'Ponds' sinamay hat from Studio Savvy in Del Rayo Village.

Read this Feature Article in Ranch & Coast Magazine with fantastic Fashions for Opening Day at the inaugural Bing Crosby Season and the Opening Day Vintage Hollywood Fashion Contest.

Del Mar opens its gates for its inaugural fall Bing Crosby Season on Friday, November 7, and will feature The Opening Day Vintage Hollywood Fashion Contest, sponsored by Studio Savvy and Cuviello Agency. Contestants are invited to don their finest Hollywood-era attire and compete for more than $3,000 in cash and prizes. Guest judges include the Nubry sisters Britt Hackmann and Gretchen Hackmann, Kelly Emberg, Leonard Simpson, and Heather Lake. (www.dmtc.com/calendar/detail/fashion)

Access the Ranch & Coast digital issue here: http://ranchandcoast.uberflip.com/i/407239/43

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Be a Star on Opening Day

Be a Star on Opening Day at the Vintage Hollywood Fashion Contest

Get ready for one of the biggest theme parties & fashion contests ever to hit San Diego this November 7th, Opening Day of the Bing Crosby Season at Del Mar

Show off your hottest Hollywood Style & Glam by dressing up and entering the “Vintage Hollywood Fashion Contest“. Men, Women and Couples, you can all compete for more than $3,000 in cash & prizes just by dressing up and competing to be one of Hollywoods Best Dressed! Sign-up between at 11am and 1:30pm in Plaza de Mexico, located just inside the Stretch Run Admission gates.

Opening Day is always one of San Diego’s biggest parties, so don’t miss out. Everyone is invited to dress up. Be a stunning beauty from the 30’s & 40’s, a true Hollywood Celebrity, or a fabulous duo. So lets party it up and show everyone your inner Hollywood Star! All entrants will receive two free admission passes to the Fall races. We can’t wait to see you.

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Studio Savvy on NBC 7

It was an early morning for the Studio Savvy crew but Deena Von Yokes and the Studio Savvy Fashion Team all strutted our stuff for NBC 7, modeling Opening Day Hats, Hair and Fashion!

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Studio Savvy Designer Hats Trunk Show

Deena Von Yokes gets prepared for Del Mar Opening Day 2014. © 2014. Photo courtesy of Valentine Studios.

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Do You Want The Perfect Hat For Opening Day?

July 12th, 2014, Ranch Santa Fe, CA – Don’t let the coastal low clouds of the past few mornings fool you. You will definitely need a stunning lid this sunny summer season, and especially for the 2014 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s smashing party of horse racing and regalia on Opening Day in Del Mar. The ocean temps are up, and so is the fervor of all the fashion lovers in town. There is no better opportunity to find yourself a new topper for your favorite and new outfits than the “Studio Savvy Designer Hats Trunk Show” on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 15th & 16th at Studio Savvy Salon in Rancho Santa Fe. Located just 5 miles East of the seaside Del Mar Race Track, Studio Savvy Salon is hosting this incredible storefront sale of the best and most beautiful hats you can find anywhere. For a map to Studio Savvy Salon at 16081 San Dieguito Road in Rancho Santa Fe, visit http://www.studiosavvysalon.com/location/

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