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Always a step ahead in the style stakes, the dynamic duo will be hot-footing it to The Curragh for the exciting Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby weekend’s climactic Derby Day on Sunday 2nd July in search of the most a la mode attendees embracing this year’s theme of ‘Playful Glamour’.


Joining Lottie and Arthur at one of the most prestigious races in the international racing calendar will be: fellow esteemed judges Breeda McLoughlin, wife of Dubai Duty Free’s Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, and Fashion Editor of the Irish Independent and Lifestyle Ambassador for Dubai Duty Free, Bairbre Power; as well as live music from Europe’s premier good-time supergroup, Spring Break.


Lottie and Arthur are keeping coy about their criteria for selecting the day’s lady and gent deserving of  the coveted Dubai Duty Free Most Stylish title in association with The K Club. Arthur said: “We’ll be on the lookout for people who have brought their A-Game to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby this year. The theme is Playful Glamour so it’s no place for wallflowers, go ahead and have some real fun with it. Experiment, be bold and wear your chosen outfit with pride!’ Lottie added: “It’s not just what you wear, it’s how you wear it. Choose something that represents your playful side and wear it with confidence. We want everyone there to be having fun and feeling like a million euro!”


Commenting on the excitement around this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President Marketing, Dubai Duty Free said: “We are always happy to return to the Curragh Racecourse for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. The festival is a glamorous and fun affair where the best horses in the world compete for derby glory and of course, as we know, it’s highly competitive on the fashion front too!  It’s wonderful to see the great style and effort that people make to put their best and most ‘fashionable foot’ forward.  We are very much looking forward to seeing all the style and fashion on the day.”


This year sees two incredible competition prizes on offer courtesy of Dubai Duty Free and The K Club. As well as being crowned ‘Most Stylish’ on the day, one lucky lady will receive return flights for two to Dubai with five glorious nights in Dubai Duty Free’s own five-star hotel, The Jumeirah Creekside, as well as €1,000 in spending money at the award-winning airport retailer. Back on home soil, the winner and a guest will also be treated to a two-night stay in a luxurious suite at The K Club with breakfast each morning, dinner on one evening in The Barton restaurant, a 50 minute spa treatment each in The K Spa, plus transfers to or from Dublin Airport (if required).


The prize for Most Stylish Man is a fantastic five-star K Club VIP experience which includes two nights in a luxury suite with breakfast each morning, dinner on both evenings in two of the resort’s beautiful restaurants, The Barton and South, and a long list of fabulous resort activities including two hours of the unique simulator experience in K Golf World, 50 minute spa treatment, whiskey tasting for two, a choice of horse riding, clay-pigeon shooting, archery or air rifle shooting, and a €500 voucher to spend at nearby Kildare Village.


The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Weekend at The Curragh begins from 5pm on Friday 30th June, with Most Stylish judging taking place on Sunday 2nd July. Ticket booking in advance is advisable with a variety of promotional offers now available at