It's DERBY WEEKEND!!! Hats Hats Hats! Wheeeee!!!

Bridget Eileen Plus Size Pin Up in Purple fascinator and Black Gloves for a Kentucky Derby Day Outfit

When Southern Preppy Meets Old Glam Ecclectic: the Fashion of Kentucky Derby

Arguably the most exciting thing about the Kentucky Derby is that hats. I mean, sure there's a horse race going on, but really--how often do you get to see masses of people wearing seersucker suits, feathered fascinators, and/or pastel dress monstrosities all on one Saturday afternoon while drinking bourbon cocktails out of fancy cups? Once a year, is how often. On Derby Day!

You KNOW I Love This "Holiday"

A collection of hats for Kentucky Derby Hats to inspire a Derby Day Outfit

It's not often that one's contemporary collection of fancy hats comes in handy. Most of the time it comes about at Halloween and Derby Day. And if you are in need of wardrobe pieces for a fancy dress occasion, you wouldn't be wrong to look through my regular clothes to find them! Ha!

Kentucky Derby Outfit and Hat Ideas

See these past posts about the Kentucky Derby and the hats, fascinators, and outfits I have worn for this occasion.