Fashion Highlights: The 2012 Kentucky Derby

This past weekend was all about The 183rd Kentucky Derby! From the looks of the photos that have been popping up on fashion blogs and celebrity sites, we’d bet a million bucks that we’d fit right in with the mint julep sippin’, horse lovin’, crazy hat wearin’ crowds of gamblers, celebrities and racetrack aficionados.

Our picks for best dressed @ The K. Derby…

Noteworthy hats…

Mint juleps, champagne, horses & a lotta ladies having fun…

Photos Courtesy Of:, Elle, Huffington Post

And if we were to attend, you best believe we’d be styled from head-to-toe. Just take a look at the inspiration ensembles we dreamt up…

Model Left: bow floppy hat, leaf charm collar necklace, mesh inset dress double ankle strap wedge, oversized printed clutch, swirl arm sunglasses, teardrop stone ring
 Model Right: feathered polka dot mesh hatcross back dressmetallic shape stretch belt, two-tone clutch, design frame sunglassesoversized embroidered flower booties
Model Left: silk bow glitter floppy hat, cut-out snake inset necklace seteyelet braided belt rompercarved wooden heel
Model Right: mesh rosette hat, two-tone chain link necklace set, ruffle collar dresswoven peep-toe wedges

You don’t have to wait for the derby to come back around to test out these styles. The derby look is also fun for fancy brunches with the parents, themed bridal showers with the gals or romantic “day-cations” with the lover.

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