13 Hats That Made the (Wild) Winner’s Circle at the Kentucky Derby

And they’re off…the stars trotted out in their Sunday best for the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs this weekend. From feather plumes to floral arrangements for your head, we found 13 hats that brought these thoroughbreds celebs some stylish Southern charm. 

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Birds of a Feather

While Tara Lipinki chose a fresh-from-the-garden look, Johnny Weir flew the coop in an over-the-top feathered hat. The two ice (skating) queens made quite the scene as they pranced up and down the red carpet on Derby Day.
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Haute Halter

Making her pregnancy debut on the red carpet of Churchill downs, model and soon-to-be mom, Meagan Camper hit the Churchill Downs red carpet in an ethereal maxi dress and simply chic hat while her Fall Out Boy bassist boyfriend, Pete Wentz,made for quite the accessory.
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Garden Variety

How does Stella’s garden grow? Ask Angela Basset who got her groove back in Louisville, Kentucky by topping off her flapper-chic bangs-and-bob with an enormous faux gardenia for a party-ready look.
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Hot to Trot

After becoming the first Indian American to win Miss America in 2014, Nina Davuluri, continued to make waves in Louisville, Kentucky dressed in a bold floral dress and hot pink hat.
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Star Power

Making sure she gives her pink and lime green topper a proper social media moment, Star Jones snaps a #selfie with her Maltese pup, Pinky. #OvertheTop
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Crowning Glory

Looking like two flirtatious fillies, Miss Kentucky Teen USA, Megan Ducharm and Miss Kentucky USA 2014, Destin Kincer show their Southern charm in a palette of black, white and pops of pink.
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Stand In

Nicole Murphy gets a round of applause for the former Mrs. Eddie Murphy, looks the part of a Hollywood class act in a simply chic black hat and solid burgundy sheath dress.
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Seeing Double

Kentucky socialite sisters, Priscilla Barnstable Brown and Patricia Barnstable, who founded the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala, placed in the winner’s circle for most matchy-matchy in their black, white and gold hats.
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Queen Bee

Southern host and reporter, Kelly Anne Beile, reigns supreme in a sophisticated cream hat whose feather plumes are fit for a queen.
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White Out

Broadway star, Laura Bell Bundy, arrived at Churchill Downs wearing her summer whites. Opting for a floral lace long sleeve dress, Bundy chose an optically bright petal hat to compliment her look and gleaming smile.

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