Louisiana Derby day drew a stylish Southern crowd to the Fair Grounds in New Orleans on March 29. With sunny skies and a slight breeze, the weather was perfect for wearing big hats, seersucker suits, and colorful sun dresses. From babies to adults, the fashion scene was charming with classic Southern style.
I wore my favorite fuchsia and white-striped floppy hat from Les Dames Chapeaux - hat makers in New Orleans. I paired it with a bright silk dress that screamed, “Spring is here!” I was so excited to see my friend Jim Mulvihill of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and fellow America’s Best Racing blogger. Jim and I go way back to my morning show reporting days when he was communications manager at Fair Grounds here in New Orleans. Jim looked very dapper in his sports coat and shades:
From oh-so-fabulous youngsters, to gorgeous big hats, bold colors and more, there were so many fantastic looks from the Louisiana Derby. Here are a few of my favorites, enjoy!!