photos taken by Valentine Studios & Jody Lynn Photography

The Del Mar Race Track was “Haute As Ever” at a social event in late August. The fashion-filled day was billed to be the world’s largest Instagram meet-up in that hundreds of Instragram users were in attendance. A highlight of the event was the haute 1940s fashion flashback and their connection to horse racing at Del Mar.

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“Depicting what the Del Mar Race Track was like back in forties was great fun,” shared Deena Von Yokes of Studio Savvy Salon. Deena’s team of hair and make-up stylists, along with hats by Christine A. Moore Millinery made gorgeous reproductions of 1940s fashion on models and race track patrons alike. A variety of clothing styles, classic automobiles, lounge room sets and jazz from the era allowed attendees to truly have a way of transcending time for an afternoon.

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