There has never been a better reason to don your biggest hat. Find inspiration for your derby attire with these 1940s-inspired ensembles, then find yourself a Kentucky Derby–themed event to attend.
Photos by Amy Pennington | Styling by Lauren Reiter
Elin Skei: Hair by Melanie Gibbs at Karma Salon. Make-up by Chelsea Bassham at Karma Salon. BCBG gold cuff, $25; I.N. San Francisco black and yellow dress, $59; Gianni Bini Honey red heels, $89; Anne Klein scarf, $38; all at Dillard’s. Nine West black stripe straw hat, $44 at Macy’s.
Katie Wegrzyn: Hair and make-up by Hunni Park, at LaBelle Beauty Boutique. Halebob red dress, $269; Echo Design cream scarf, $40; Steve Madden Trinitie gray suede pump, $79; all at Dillard’s. Nine West pink stripe straw hat, $44; Charter Club chandelier earrings, $38; both at Macy’s.
On Elin: Sarasota by August Accessories hat, $38; MMCouture by Miss Me charcoal dress, $79; Erica Lyons pearl necklace, $40; Jessica Simpson Debbie Very Berry suede pumps, $79; all at Dillard’s. Charter Club pearl studs, $16 at Macy’s.
On Katie: Ambiente white capri pants, $339, at Harem. Free People charcoal tank, $38; Staxx ruffle-back chiffon black tank, $32; both at Staxx. BCBG yellow riding jacket, $198; Sarasota by August Accessories veiled cap, $68; both at Dillard’s. Damita K. Rome black boot, $50 at Chic Chick. Alfani silver earrings, $22 at Macy’s.