Milliner wins Best Dressed Lady accolade at Newmarket Ladies’ Day

PUBLISHED: 13:02 17 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:10 17 July 2017

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

More than 1,600 women dressed to impress at Newmarket’s annual Ladies’ Day with a 32-year-old milliner scooping the event’s coveted fashion prize.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Ana Pribylova, who lives in Battersea, London, won the award for Best Dressed Lady at the first day of the Moet and Chandon July Festival, which welcomed more than 17,000 visitors.

Judges choose Ana’s red flowing dress from True Decadence designers, topped with an intricate self-made glass red hat and silver shoes from River Island as the winning combination.

Ana, who is originally from Australia and has her own hat studio, said: “I am absolutely over the moon. I had my one and only bet in the last race and Shamshon won, so it has been a great day. I’ve been very lucky.

“I bought this dress a few weeks ago, but I broke a few rules with it, because usually I have fitted dresses, but this one flows a bit more.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Sarah Harris.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Sarah Harris.

“I wanted metallic shoes to go with the hat, because I have a mirrored headpiece which has over 250 pieces in it which are hand cut. “I made it in a period of over three or four months, because Ascot was in the middle of it and it was quite a busy time for me. I made about 20 or 30 pieces for Ascot.

“I started making them in Australia as the race days are big over there and when I came over here, people asked me to make hats for them and it has just developed from there.

“I studied under some top milliners and then decided to create my own label – so here I am.”

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Sienna Wetteland, Bethany Wilson and Olivia Gray.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Sienna Wetteland, Bethany Wilson and Olivia Gray.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Charley Went.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Charley Went.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Gemma Holoway (correct spelling).Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Gemma Holoway (correct spelling).

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Megan Birnie.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Megan Birnie.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Megan Birnie.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Megan Birnie.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Megan Birnie.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Megan Birnie.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Sarah Harris.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Sarah Harris.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Cerys Gittins and Jade Bunce.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Cerys Gittins and Jade Bunce.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Charlotte Cutting.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Charlotte Cutting.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Charlotte Cutting.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Charlotte Cutting.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Pauline Taylor and Sarah Hooper.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Pauline Taylor and Sarah Hooper.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Pauline Taylor.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Pauline Taylor.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Kelly Blake and Grace Lowrie.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Kelly Blake and Grace Lowrie.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Kat Pooler.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Kat Pooler.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Sarah Harris.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Sarah Harris.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Kelly Blake and Grace Lowrie.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Kelly Blake and Grace Lowrie.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Sienna Wetteland, Bethany Wilson and Olivia Gray.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Sienna Wetteland, Bethany Wilson and Olivia Gray.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Sarah Harris.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Sarah Harris.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Sarah Mansfield, Jemma Holoway, Susan Littlechild and Tracey Welbourn. Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Left to right, Sarah Mansfield, Jemma Holoway, Susan Littlechild and Tracey Welbourn.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Charley Went.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Charley Went.

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Gemma Holoway (correct spelling).Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Gemma Holoway (correct spelling).

Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Pauline Taylor.Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day. Pictured is Pauline Taylor.

More news stories

Yesterday, 19:31

Local radio presenter and broadcaster Paul Stainton is quitting the mid morning show and leaving BBC Radio Cambridgeshire to concentrate on his media and communications company.

Yesterday, 15:09

Friends of a “truly amazing, inspiring” young mum living in Wisbech St Mary with “extremely aggressive” facial cancer have raised nearly £3,000 so she can “make ever-lasting memories” with her daughter.

Yesterday, 17:56

Have your say on the future of Whittlesey with workshops to talk about how to shape the town and a promise that no idea is a bad one.

Yesterday, 17:31

Three sisters have made it through to the finals of a national catwalk contest.

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter