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Derby Dress of the Day: Think Pink for the Oaks

While the Derby is the main event, the Kentucky Oaks is no shrinking violet. These days, Oaks – which takes place on Friday – is almost as big as Derby, especially when it comes to getting dressed.

The big difference between the Oaks and Derby when it comes to getting ready, is the addition of a pop of pink. It’s become almost a requirement – even for the guys. Since the Oaks is a race for the fillies, Churchill Downs made the move a few years back to partner with Susan G. Komen for breast cancer awareness. The day includes a variety of events that honor survivors, including a parade to honor them before the big race. To show support, all attendees are encouraged to wear a little (or a lot) of pink. read more

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Derby Dress of the Day: Pink Party Dress

Coming in a little late today because frankly, I’m still super bummed about last night’s game. That being said, still was in shock that we made it that far and it definitely turned around the season. Congrats to UCONN but as always, Go Cats!

Moving on. Even though Derby is synonymous with hats, it doesn’t mean you should wear one everywhere you go over the {extended} weekend. The always adorable and totally put together Kristen knew this when she pulled the ‘Oaks Night Party’ card at our Derby shoot. While many gals may have gone towards a black dress, Kristen went neon pink and I love it. You could easily transition this dress from a day at the track to a night out. Just kick it up a notch with fancier shoes and accessories. read more

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