3 Getups for Going to a Kentucky Derby Party Without Feeling Like You’re Wearing a Costume

You may be turned off or intimidated by the vibrant dress worn to celebrate the Derby, but don’t be. Its sartorial intentions are like those of black tie, but with the casualness and spring colors popular in Southern Prep. So step out of your normal confines, get dolled up, and have fun.

Getup - Infographic featuring 3 outfit ideas for a Kentucy Derby party

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