Studio Savvy Salon Wears Many Hats For “Opening Day Hats Contest” At Del Mar Races

The flag is up... and Opening Day hat contestants are getting ready to go.

Deena Von Yokes owner of Studio Savvy


Deena Von Yokes Of Studio Savvy Salon Wears Many Hats For The Del Mar ! Thoroughbred Club’s 21st Annual “Opening Day Hats Contest”.

The flag is up... and Opening Day hat contestants are getting ready to go. This Thursday, July 16th, 2015 will be the 21st year of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s “Opening Day Hats Contest”. This famous contest has risen to become one of the most spectacular fashion events in San Diego and gives Del Mar notoriety in West Coast fashions. Coming back again, and wearing many hats both literally and figuratively is the fashion visionary and contest contributor Von Yokes.

Deena Von Yokes is the Master Stylist, Colorist, and owner of Studio Savvy Salon located in Ranch Santa Fe. Von Yokes is known for her contributions to San Diego fashion and will again this year be celebrated along with other contributors to the “Opening Day Hats Contest”. Deena Von Yokes wears no less than 6 hats on Opening Day which include: Stylist, Hat Contest Sponsor, Prize Donor, Contest Judge, Fashion Exhibitor, Contributor and Assisting Coordinator. Deena Von Yokes and her entourage of incredibly talented Studio Savvy stylists and artists will be doing, hair styling, make-up, and embellishments for staff, hat models and modeling themselves during the “Opening Day Hats Contest”. Deena and her crew were absolutely stunning at last year's event, and should have spectators fawning for fashion again this year.

Deena Von Yokes is passionate about hat fashion and the two days before Opening Day, Studio Savvy Salon in Rancho Santa Fe will be hosting a hat trunk show including hats and fascinators from the acclaimed milliner, Christine A. Moore. Christine will be making an appearance at the “Studio Savvy Designer Hats Trunk Show” from 10am to Noon on Tuesday, July 15th. If you want to be part of the Opening Day fashion fête with a unique Christine A. Moore designed piece, then take the hint and go to the salon 2 days before Opening Day.

Invited by Deena Von Yokes to the panel of Celebrity Judges for the “Opening Day Hats Contest” is her glamorous friend, designer, gardening educator, and pioneering supermodel Kelly Emberg. Kelly’s gardening passions can be followed on her blog at Kelly will bring her exquisite design flair to the judges table for this 21st year of the “Opening Day Hats Contest”.

Thanks to Deena’s passion for fashion, Opening Day at Del Mar is elevated to the next level as a hat lovers fashion paradise. Be on the lookout for the gorgeous Studio Savvy Team with Deena Von Yokes. Tickets for Opening Day at Del Mar on Thursday, July 16th are available from the Del Mar Race Track ticket office and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club website at The site has all the details on entering the “Opening Day Hats Contest”.  Visit Studio Savvy