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Just an overcommitted girl trying to keep up with it all. Mom of three, co-owner of Lemonade PR, sports lover and F1 enthusiast always counting down to the Kentucky Derby. 

Derby Dress of the Day: Draper James for an Outdoor Box

Apr 12, 2016

I think Reese Witherspoon is the cutest. So when she launched her Draper James line, I definitely took note. It’s all launched since I’ve been pregnant so I haven’t splurged on any of the pieces but after seeing some of the spring line on her instagram account, I knew I had to share some of the adorable dresses for Derby.

There’s just one problem. Apparently everyone else is just as obsessed and SO many of the dresses are already sold out. Thankfully the two below are not. The stripe one is still available in a handful of sizes and the floral one is ‘coming soon’ so you can sign up to get an email as soon as it drops. Hopefully it will be soon and give you time to get it before Derby because I think it’s just perfect for the track.

Draper James Kentucky Derby Dress of the Day

Draper James V-Neck Love Circle Fit and Flare Dress +  Sterling Stripe Tweed Dress

Here’s a few more Draper James numbers to consider… 

I picked both of these for the third floor box based on their price point (a little on the pricier side) and the styles. With easy short sleeves, with this stripe number you won’t need to be adjusting straps or readjusting all day. And while there is a little white, it’s not enough where you’ll be worried about someone spilling something on you.

The floral option is in my absolute favorite style dress – the fit and flare. Super flattering on so many different body types. The pink floral print is so festive and the pops of blue, green and saffron yellow mean you can find a variety of hats or fascinators to match. I think something in a light blue, like this one, would be perfect. I can also see Kenzie Kapp coming up with something light and feathery in a light blue, white and yellow combo that would be perfect.

Also, don’t forget that Britni from Headcandi is offering all Lou What Wear readers an extra 20% off any piece in her Etsy shop with code DERBYSTYLE2016 now through April 16th. So if you’ve been eyeing one of her designs (love ’em so much), make sure to order by Saturday!

Need more dress options – head over here. Looking for the perfect hat, bag and shoes – i’ve got your covered – I just added a bunch of options.  Want to talk derby on Instagram? Follow me here and here. 

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