Posts Categorized: Kentucky Derby

Cinco de Mayo v. Kentucky Derby

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It’s a big question: with the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo falling on the same day this year, which one will you celebrate? I’m torn — I’m a margarita lover, but I also love big, colorful, floppy hats. The good news is that if you live in New York, the options are plentiful for… Read more »

The Kentucky Derby

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Over the weekend, I went on a mini-road trip to Connecticut for my friend’s family’s annual Kentucky Derby party. It was my first time attending, and wow — what an occasion it was! From the racetime excitement to the creativity of the hats, it was a festive and colorful day, mint juleps and all. The… Read more »

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday dear readers! Wishing all the mom’s out there a very special Mother’s Day in advance. This weekend also marks another festive occasion: the Kentucky Derby! For the first time ever, I’m attending my college friend’s family’s infamous Derby party, and I can’t wait. My plan is to wear yellow—and a great big hat… Read more »

Hats for Sale

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The Kentucky Derby, 2010 (photo by Velo Steve, Flickr.com). I’m not much of a hat girl, but — inspired by this weekend’s Kentucky Derby — I started considering some of the style possibilities should I choose to wear one. What’s more, as someone who is quite fair-skinned, I’m fairly confident that my summer sunscreen bill… Read more »