If you know anything about the Kentucky Derby, you know this: The event requires a hat. Not just any hat, either. We’re talking about a huge, church lady inspired, feather and flower-topped contraption with a brim wide enough to shade a small army of mint julep-toting revelers. You need a HAT. With a capital everything.
Luckily, our proximity to the Bluegrass State means we have several headgear options for suppressed southern belles:
Atelier by Adorn USA in Hyde Park Square has several options replete with birds, feathers, flowers, and the requisite 11-inch brim, plus fascinators for those who prefer height over width.
Go all out
Chapeau Couture boasts a seemingly endless selection of “hats from formal to chic,” all shoppable from the convenience of your couch (or via their Kenwood Towne Center kiosk).
Stop horsing around and get your hat on.