Kentucky Derby: Why do people wear fancy hats? Here’s the reason and where to get them

Kentucky Derby fans know the annual race is about two things: horses and fashion.

All eyes will be on the dirt race track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, this weekend, but that doesn’t mean Derby styles can’t steal the show.

And perhaps the biggest fashion statement attendees can make is with their hats. Wide-brimmed hats and dramatic fascinators have become a staple in Derby fashion, but how did it start? Here’s everything you need to know about Derby hats and where to get your own. Read more at Cincinnati Enquirer.