Statement Hat

by - 1:54 PM

Yesterday was Derby day and even though I'm not really into sports of really any kind, my husband is an enthusiast and I decided to tag along for this event a lot of people in town seem to be into.
Derby and avant garde hats are like ham and jelly and I started asking myself why that was, here's a little context about the Derby hat frenzy.

 "When the Kentucky Derby was first held at the Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Ky., 137 years ago, hats were all the rage and regarded as an essential everyday accessory -- for those who could afford them. At special events such as the horse races, women wore fancy and extravagant hats to broadcast their social status and show off their expensive style. Men simply wore top hats. Over the years, the Churchill Downs hat tradition has remained for women and continues to be a Kentucky Derby staple. Although women aren't required to wear a hat to the races, most do. One common theme among Kentucky Derby hats is roses, since the race is known as the "run for the roses" because the winning horse receives a blanket made of more than 500 of the blossoms."

It's a statement piece.

Jumpsuit: Express | Mules/Hat: Target | Bag: Gucci Marmont


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  1. YES to everything!!!! You guys look amazing!

    xx, Chanda |