Sure, the thoroughbreds are the stars of the show at the Kentucky Derby, but all our eyes are on the event’s unparalleled fashion.
With its grand Southern-inspired dress code, the year’s premiere horse race draws ensembles unlike any other event. Where else can you see skyhigh hats that bloom like flowers?
As the most coveted event of the year in horse racing, it always attracts big names, so we’re scoping in on all the best dressed celebrities at the 2022 Kentucky Derby.
The 24-year-old rapper was dapper in a satin, off-white suit. He finished the look with a crisp white collared shirt and a black tie with black loafers to match.
The Talk co-host was all smiles in a spring-inspired ensemble. Made by The Hat Girls, Kloots paired her delicate, light pink fascinator with a soft floral dress by Love Shack Fancy, gold starburst earrings and a dainty heart necklace.
WWE superstars Bianca Belair and Montez Ford embraced the Kentucky Derby’s “Run for the Roses” nickname on the red carpet with their floral-central looks. Belair stunned in a pearl-embellished dress with heels, sunglasses and a gorgeous braided hairstyle to match. Complementing his wife’s sizable, artful hat, Ford layered a pink, white and blue-flowered blazer over a white top and pants.
The NSYNC member looked like a groovy dream in a hypnotic, shiny suit of head-to-toe flowers. He let the suit be the center of attention by pairing it with a simple button down and sneakers.
Elegance meets boldness in Eden Bridgeman Sklenar’s arrival to the Kentucky Derby. The Ebony magazine chairwoman wore gold pants, a white top, sheer, pearl embellished sleeves and one of the most captivating hats of the entire weekend.
The Schitt’s Creek actress was radiant in a tennis ball yellow wrap dress and white and cream fascinator.
The Kentucky native and reigning Miss USA did not disappoint at her first Kentucky Derby. Donning a fascinator by The Hat Doctor, Elle Smith paired the fuchsia headpiece with a hot pink Bronx and Banco dress and Louboutin stilettos.
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