Derby Darling

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Kentucky Derby Pin-up Inspiration

Southern Belles and fashionistas are already preparing for May 2nd, the big day of the Kentucky Derby. Hopefully you got an invite to one of the big viewing parties, or you’re one of the lucky few who get to attend. Are you ready is the big question? If not we want to give you some inspiration with our Derby Darling look featuring our very own: Pippa Dress by Stop StaringFalling For You Wide Brimmed Floppy Hat and Black Suede Mary Jane Pumps. The main focus as always is the hat ladies!

In addition to inspiration we also want to give you a few pointers on how to put the look together:

  • Hats are the focal point and include bold colors, feathers, bows, flowers, ribbons and are large in size. Some are even considered works of art.
2013 Kentucky Derby (photo from Huffington Post)
  • Keep it classy and polished
  • Go vintage and dress up in your favorite era, popular decades include the 30’s – 50’s
Two women attending the Kentucky Derby (photo from Willow & Bloom)
Women in vintage derby attire (photo from Petit Lapin)
  • Accessorize with some great statement jewelry

So what are you waiting for, get out there and start shopping? You only have a few weeks to get your look put together.

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