The Kentucky Derby is an annual horse race held at Louisville, Kentucky, USA. This race is known around the US as “the most exciting two minutes in sports” and features thoroughbreds racing against each other on a two-kilometer length racetrack. One of this derby’s main highlights aside from the race and the beautiful thoroughbreds is the styles worn by the men and women to the event.
Because of this, Kentucky Derby-inspired fashion came to be and became one of the things people look forward to during the derby, since it was first established by Colonel M. Lewis Clark Jr. The founding father of the Kentucky Derby had envisioned a racing environment that would give its spectators a comfortable and luxurious ambiance, which is reminiscent of its European counterpart. And, this venue provided women the opportunity to wear the latest fashion pieces suitable to a day at the races.
One of the most prominent pieces that can be seen as a staple in any Kentucky Derby is the overly decorated hats and the gloves. From ankle length dresses and chic business attires to fun and chic sundresses, overtime the Kentucky Derby has inspired a few line of fashion pieces that are perfect for any occasion. From pastels colors to floral prints, it comes as no surprise that the annual horse race has developed the reputation as one of the most prestigious fashion events similar to that of the New York Fashion Week.
In line with this, check out the these Kentucky Derby-inspired fashion pieces and ensembles that every plus-size woman should definitely try.
Hats are considered as staples for the Kentucky Derby. This popular headpiece is all the rage and is showcased in many breathtaking designs. From the simple pastel colored hats to the outrageously decorated ones, here are just some of the popular finds inspired from the famous horse race.
Of course, if you have the hat, then you must have the perfect dress to go with it. From floral prints to pastel colors, there are definitely a whole range of choices you can pick from and some of them are shown below.
Tell us which Kentucky Derby-inspired plus-size dresses is your favorite.