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How To Dress For the Kentucky Derby: Your 60 Second Visual Guide

Posted By Brett & Kate McKay On May 3, 2012 @ 10:04 am In Dress & Grooming,Style,Visual Guides | 25 Comments

Madras Sport Coat. Straw trilby hat. Bow tie. Khakis. Madras sport coat.  Derby Casual for the Younger Man. Sport coat. Polo shirt. Pocket square. Khakis. Boat shoes.  The Go-To: Sport Coat and Trousers. Navy sport coat. At the derby, accessories make the outfit, so wear a splashy tie and pocket square. Saddle shoes. Light-colored trousers. Light-colored dress shirt.  Seersucker suit. Straw hat (Boater, Panama, Milan). Bow tie. Breathable fabric keeps you cool. White or light tan bucks or brogues, or go with a brown/white spectator for extra panache.

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