Friday, May 4, 2012

Friday's Fancies {Kentucky Derby}

This week's Friday's Fancies was a NO BRAINER! Being from the Horse capital of the world, and living only 1 hour from the Derby city, of course I am going to choose the Derby option! DUH! Girls, the Derby is a formal and unique experience! The ladies dress in their gorgeous hats and start planning their entire ensemble around their FAB. hat. The hat tradition is so awesome. It's so neat to see all the extravagant hats!

Kentucky Derby 138

I've only been to the Derby once--to the infield, which is a totally different experience. It's the informal, wild party. 

Drinking a Mint Julep-signature drink of the KY Derby
I can't wait until I get to go the Derby and sit in an actual box an dress up and be fancy!


15 comments:

  1. cute outfit lady. love those earrings with the little bow :] & i am dying to go to the derby too! one day! have a great weekend!

    xx. ashlyn

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  2. I love the hot pink dress, it's gorgeous!

    Laura xo

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  3. Must be quiet an experience. And I adore the idea of dressing up. x

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  4. Yay for Derby!! My favorite is the Oaks Lily drink :) We are going to both Oaks and Derby this year...pray for no rain!

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  5. how much fun that you've been to the derby! to be honest, the infield party looks like it may even be a little bit more fun than the 'dressy festivities' - and the pic of you drinking the mint julep has made me realize i have GOT to try that drink (and can't believe i haven't already).

    i love the hot pink in your friday's fancies look - chic & fun at the same time!

    - l

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  6. Adorable ensemble you put together!!! Chic, classy, and sexy! I am determined to go next year since I live in Indiana now. Hope you have SO much fun this weekend girlie! xx, Allie

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  7. I'm a Kentucky girl too but surprisingly have never been to the Derby. Would love to get all "gussied up" and go!

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  8. I think it would be so fun to get dressed up for the derby. Such an iconic event.

    Amy

    fashionandbeautyfinds.blogspot.com

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  11. wow that's so cool you got to at least be there!!!! and I love your outfit inspiration! :)

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