Show Us Your Hats – Ladies Day at Devon Horse Show

A few weeks ago I attended Ladies Day at the Devon Horse Show. This years theme was “A Silver & Gold Celebration” in honor of Devon’s 120th anniversary was this year’s theme. It was a beautiful day, and many more ladies came out ever before.


Carson Kressley was on hand to be a judge of the hat competition again as well.

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Leslie Brown won ”Best of Devon”. Horse Horse Horse Horse

These lovely ladies look stunning in their gold and silver outfits. The hats were all designed by Kelly Bogan. Horse  Horse

The Judges:

Hat Contest was judged by several notables, including  Carson Kressley (2nd from right), celebrity fashion  expert,  who  will be wearing  a  custom designed  hat  by famed milliner Christine A. Moore ,  known  for  her ‘racetrack fashion,’ creating hats for  the Kentucky Derby,  Breeders’ Cup (r),  and other  high – profile  equestrian events. Other  judges are  Adam Joseph, 6abc  Action News Meteorologist (4th from left);  Caroline  O’Halloran of  Savvy Main Line (c) ; Anthony Weagley,  President and CEO of Malvern Federal Savings  Bank (4th from right);  Sam Dangremond,  Town & Country Web Editor (3rd from left); Michael Smyth of Land Rover  Jaguar  Main  Line (2nd from left); Brenda Waites Bolling,  milliner and  boutique  owner in New York City (3rd from right); and, Kristin Detterline  of  Philadelphia Style Magazine (l) .

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Michelle Leonard won ”Most Fascinating” hat which was created by Tiffany Archard Arey (not pictured) and Patricia Nogar 

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Jacqui and Karen Ebbert

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Anya McDonnell and Seda Alexandrian

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Kristy Sevag and Jacob JosephsHD1_7789 (Custom)

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 Best in Show was Pamela Bastings


“Scenes of Devon” won Best group

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Colleen Upp with her finely dressed Chihuahuas. HD1_7907 (Custom)

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The Devon Horse Show folks have built a temperature controlled clubhouse which can be rented for events.HD1_7964 (Custom)

There were tea sandwiches for the after contest luncheon


Then I headed over to Michelle Leonard’s box where she graciously hosted a few of her friends. She had a delicious spread catered by Capital GrilleHD1_7994 (Custom)

Such a fun event, and a great year at Devon Horse Show. See you next year.