Subtlety is key when you're attending such an established, long-running event as the Kentucky Derby. Sipping mint juleps and nibbling on small bites in the sweltering Kentucky heat (never mind because Polar Vortex) is something that requires the most thoughtful outfit and, moreover, hat. Here, we present 5 of our favorites.
The subtle pastel hues of this hat imply the seriousness of the bets at hand and the importance of maintaining emotional distance from those around you.
This bitch knows what's up. The only thing more subtle than the springtime color coordination of this topper and brooch is the added pleasure of dark wine-stained lips for daytime and a pair of Lenscrafters.
Starting with jewelry as a base is a great way to make sure you're not going over the top. As Coco Chanel said, "It is always better to be slightly underdressed."
This one is actually perfect, big and bitchy and would be perfect for a funeral for funds lost to shitty horse picks.