Celebrity Fashion At The Kentucky Derby

Every year in the first weekend of May, people from around the world flock to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky to watch jockeys ride their thoroughbreds for the Kentucky Derby. Of course, this event isn’t just about the racing — it’s also about the fashion.

Women attendees pull out all the stops for the Kentucky Derby. Everyone shows off their inner Southern Belle— and of course, hats are a must. Some people believe that wearing a hat to the Kentucky Derby will bring them good luck. This tradition was started by women, but in recent years, men have been joining in the hat-wearing fun. Read on to see what some of the hottest celebrities in Hollywood have worn to the Kentucky Derby.

Justin Hartley Looks Beautiful In Blue

Justin Hartley attends the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky
Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Churchill Downs

You probably know Justin Hartley best as Kevin Pearson on the hit NBC show This Is Us. Apparently, when Justin isn’t pretending to be Kevin, he likes to spend his time watching horses run fast around a track.

This photo was taken at the 2017 Kentucky Derby. Justin is wearing a blue blazer with cream-colored pants and a stylish bow tie. Here’s a Kentucky Debry fashion tip: light-colored pants with a darker colored blazer looks put-together without being too matchy. If he had been wearing matching blue pants, this look wouldn’t be as breezy.

First up: a mother and daughter who wore matching outfits in 2009.