A horse race is an excellent event to show your style and flair with a straw hat. A wide brim protects delicate skin from the sun, but also adds allure and mystery. Grograin ribbons or fresh flowers woven into a simple straw hat transform it in to something wonderful and personal.
Here's some eye candy to inspire you for Saturday's race!
My choices may pale in comparison to other choices in the Kentucky Derby photo galleries, but I really enjoy wearing a hat and prefer to invest in a favorite Helen Kaminski hat that I can wear to many spring and summer events. Here's is a little inspiration for more adventurous peeps.