Two fashion lovers from Sydney will be this year’s judges for Fashions on the Field at the Parkes Picnic Races on Saturday, 12th June.
Elizabeth Pakchung and Dixie Coulton are both lawyers, and met and became friends through their mutual love of fashion. They have attended many fashion events together.
Elizabeth was born and raised in Sydney. She learnt to sew at school, and loved making her own clothes as a teenager, and reading her mother’s Vogue magazines. She studied Economics/Law at Sydney University and became a corporate lawyer. She is a keen racegoer and was the proud part-owner of “Crows Before Dawn” which won a number of city and country races.
Dixie was born in Goondiwindi, Queens-land and grew up on a rural property. She attended university in Sydney completing Arts /Law in 1982 and has been practicing law in Sydney and New York City. Dixie has a wide range of interests including the arts, community affairs, urban design and of course fashion.
Elizabeth and Dixie will be judging the four categories of Millinery, Elegant Lady, Stylish Man and Best Dressed Couple looking for modern cutting-edge style and originality, discreet elegance and fine craftsmanship, attention to detail with accessories, excellent grooming and deportment and an understanding of current fashion trends for winter.