Five New York City stores for buying the ultimate Kentucky Derby hat
Your Kentucky Derby party is not complete without an over-the-top hat from one of these NYC shops
Tue Apr 29 2014
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You don't have to head to Louisville in order appreciate Kentucky Derby style, as parties celebrating the classic horse race are happening all around New York City. If you're going out to watch the race, you have to dress the part, and we are, of course, talking about a big, bold hat worthy of Aretha Franklin at Obama's 2009 inauguration.
Need some help channeling your inner Southern belle? We found the best hat shops in New York City to help you discover the perfect head topper. And don't forget about the other important accessory for the day: a mint julep!
- 66 E 7th St between First and Second Aves
- 124 W 30th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves, suite 203
The beautiful creations at this Lower East Side shop are the epitome of fanciful elegance, which makes them a go-to for any Derby fan in New York. 212-965-9176.
- 134 Orchard St
- 120 Thompson St at Prince St
- 255 W 18th St
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