What to Wear to Derby Day Soirée!
One of the truly unique characteristics of the Derby Day Soirée, is that it’s a fundraising event based on the theme of the Kentucky Derby and just like the Derby we encourage you to showcase the finest in spring fashions. Both female and male attendees pull out all of the stops when selecting their Derby apparel. People watching is a big part of the event so we hope you will join in the festivities and theme of Derby Day Soirée. Fabulous prizes will be given for the “Best Hat”, “Best Dressed Couple” and “Best Individual Attire”
A few things to remember; first and foremost, there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to dressing in Derby attire, however, because we live in Michigan we recommend dressing in layers, this is an outdoor event just like the Kentucky Derby and the weather can be hard to predict. Also, parts of Derby Day Soirée are on grass and its Spring in Michigan, the ground might be a bit damp so choose your footwear accordingly.
For more helpful hints and inspiration on what to wear to can be found on the official Kentucky Derby website: https://www.kentuckyderby.com/visit/what-to-wear