The Kentucky Derby may be the “most exciting two minutes in sports,” but for fashionistas, it’s all about the over-the-top hats.
This year, the Derby will celebrate its 140th anniversary at the May 3 event that’s traditionally held in Louisville, Ky.
Whether you’re at the actual event or attending a Derby party of your own, tap into your inner Southern Belle with a fantastic Kentucky Derby hat. Style Files has you covered on where to find the perfect Kentucky Derby hat.
Mumbo Jumbo Boutique
Stand out from the crowd with a one-of-a-kind Derby hat. This quaint vintage boutique in Carefree offers a wide selection of handmade hats crafted by fourth generation hat maker Elsie Massey.
36889 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Ste. 4
Nordstrom online has its own special section dedicated to Kentucky Derby hats. From colorful wide brim hats to fancy headbands with bows and ruffles, you’ll be sure to find something that fits the bill.
From classic Derby hats to “Derby Fascinators, the Idaho-based Lady Diane creates hats that are truly works of art.
Conveniently, the Kentucky Derby has its own formal headwear online shop. Browse some gorgeous hats designed by the New York City-based Christine A. Moore Millinery by collection, including the Spring and Polo Collection, Mad Maddy Collection and Classic Collection.