These spectators came dressed to impress in printed, playful dresses that would become a signature of Kentucky Derby fashion for years to come.
Here, a spectator heading to sit in ‘millionaire row’ wearing a fur coat over her printed dress with a playful bag and coordinating hat.
Looking very '70s with their feathered hairstyles and form-fitting tops, these women eschewed tradition by going hat-less. Though hats represent good luck, they are not required for attendees.
In a nod to tradition, this Derby fan cheered on the race in a black and white polka dot jacket with a wide brim hat.
Wearing a hat inspired by the Derby's official flower--the rose--this fan was the center of attention in the '90s.
This fabulous duo represents traditional Kentucky Derby fashion--with a very '90s spin!
Model Marissa Miller took a full step into spring and embraced tradition wearing very light pastel and a matching wide-brim hat.
Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz attended the 136th Kentucky Derby in retro ensembles.
Actress Krysten Ritter looked like a sweet, southern bell in Dolce & Gabbana at the 139th Kentucky Derby.
Shannon Voss referenced the Kentucky Derby's garland of roses with a rose-covered cape at the 139th Kentucky Derby.
Nina Davuluri attended the 140th Kentucky Derby in a brightly colored dress complete with floral patterns.
The red rose is the official flower of the Kentucky Derby, and a symbol that attendees love to incorporate into fashion. This guest proved that point in 2014.
News anchor Robin Meade attended the 140th Kentucky Derby dressed in spring pastels and a slightly smaller-than-traditional hat.
Figure skater Johnny Weir loves to draw a crowd with his outrageous hats at the derby. Here at the 140th Kentucky Derby, he was dressed all in white to match his feathered fascinator.
Courtney Sixx’s look popped at the pre-Derby Ladies luncheon. Her sunshine yellow sundress may stand out, but the true star of this look is her over the top hat complete with a wide brim and decorated with ribbon and florals.
Singer K. Michelle attended the 142nd Kentucky Derby in a black skirt and voluminous crop top with a coordinating, over-the-top statement hat.
Rachel McCord was pretty in pink at the 142nd Kentucky Derby in a floral printed dress, and an elegant hat.