Derby Day Essentials

Written by on May 2, 2013 in Glitter Guide Picks, Shopping - 2 Comments
Derby Day Essentials

The Kentucky Derby is this weekend, and it’s the perfect excuse to embrace the glamour and fun of the races, even if you’re just watching on TV. We have compiled a list of our essentials to make any derby day one to remember. From elegant lace gloves to the perfect glasses to serve your mint juleps, check out everything you need for the perfect race day.

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  • Oscar de la Renta Silver Plated Julep Cup ($75): Mix up a batch of mint juleps and serve them in authentic julep cups! Not only are these Oscar de la Renta ones an investment piece that will last a lifetime and can serve as stylish vases as well.

  • ASOS Floral Dress ($41.56): A little floral dress is ideal for derby viewing, add a pair of flat sandals and a big hat and you’ll be set!

  • Alex & Ani Kentucky Derby Horse Charm Bangle ($32): This simple bracelet is a perfect token to wear on race day!

  • Nordstrom Derby Hat ($58): Derby day wouldn’t be complete without a festive hat! Even if you’re just watching the race with friends, encourage everyone to dress up!

  • Play bartender for the day and try this delicious Mint Julep Recipe.

  • Horse Drink Stirrers ($15): Dress up your drink with these adorable golden horse drink stirrers!

  • Lace Gloves ($28.99): Ladylike lace gloves make sipping Derby day cocktails much more fun!

  • Shop Ruche Dress ($54.99): This breezy dress is ideal for those attending the race or an outdoor party.

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