Today marks the close of the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby (congrats to I’ll Have Another)–surely, the most anticipated event to come out of the Bluegrass State each year. But with free-flowing Mint Juleps and the magnificent charade of sun dresses and extravagant hats, one could be easily distracted.
It’s the time of year that every man, woman, and child dons their finest Southern dress, be it gingham or linen, feathers or fedoras. From Coco Rocha‘s sky-hit headpiece to Krysten Ritter‘s large-brimmed style, here are the hats that left all of Kentucky chiming “Well, I dee-clayre!”
this is some kind of spaceship or something.