Jean Shrimpton, Melbourne Cup, 1965

With the Derby fast approaching, I’ve got my eye on ’60s style. When you think about it, it’s a perfect fit – hats and bright colors were in, as were sturdy kitten heels (ideal for turf navigation in the infield).

'60s Derby Day Dressing Inspiration

'60s Derby Day Dressing Inspiration

'60s Derby Day Dressing Inspiration

Speaking of style, come show me what you got at the Perry Center’s 5th Annual Derby Party! I’ll be judging the best-dressed contest alongside Kate Warren, Eliot Payne, and Daniel Williams!

Perry Center 5th Annual Kentucky Derby Party

Hope to see you there!

(images via The Swinging Sixties, Hoodoo That Voodoo, Bazaar, Melbourne CupFuck Yeah ’60s Fashion)

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these photos are absolutely gorgeous
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Derby day fashion is so fem and rad. I love it. I wish big hats were in all the time. Have fun!

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Great inspiration! I love races fashion, looking forward for Ascot soon too

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Amazing – love the sixties. Mind you a fabulous hat and you're good to go!

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so classy !!

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Can't wait to see what you're wearing, my favorite is the bw photo with the hat that has the huge flowers in the front! Serious swooning going on over here 🙂

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I love the whole idea of dressing up for a big event. So Chic! I cant wait to see what you wore.

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I love those hats!!!

-Bionica

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