KENTUCKY DERBY FASHIONS

May 3, 2013 10:05:23 AM PDT
This weekend, many Chicagoans will head out of the city for a slice of southern hospitality and to witness one of the most spectacular sporting events of the year: The Kentucky Derby.

The 139th Annual Kentucky Derby is on Saturday, May 4th at Churchill Downs. But the Derby isn't just about the horses, it's about the fashion as well! Erica Strama from the Shops at North Bridge has a look at some fashions fit for this traditional southern race whether you're going or staying at home!

All looks available at The Shops At North Bridge www.theshopsatnorthbridge.com

Look 1
Store: White House I Black Market
Trend: Black & White
White dress - $160
Black patent bow belt - $38
Floral cardigan - $88
Earring - $24
Black patent platform pump - $118
Black & white "derby" hat - $75 (from Charming Charlie)

Look 2
Store: Benetton & Charming Charlie
Trend: Mixing Patterns
Cotton floral sundress - $89.50
Printed scarf - $24.50
Green belt - $48.50
Turquoise and tan wedge - $159
Cloche "derby" hat - $50 (from Charming Charlie)

Look 3
Store: Nordstrom
Trend: Stripes
'Kate Spade' pink & white striped dress - $398
'Kate Spade' white & gold statement necklace - $295
'Kate Spade' stud earrings - $48
'Isola' color-block T-strap sandal - $89
'Laundry' "derby" hat - $38

Look 4
Store: XXI Forever & Charming Charlie
Trend: Hi-lo Hemline
Mint and floral hi-lo dress - $22.80
Tan belt - $7.80
Denim jacket - $29.80
Gold necklace - $10.80
Horse bracelet - $5.80
Horse ring - $3.80
Coral faux suede wedges - $37.80
Tan "derby" hat - $50 (from Charming Charlie)

Look 5 Store: Nordstrom
Trend: Color
Seersucker blazer - $198
Watermelon denim - $59.50
Navy & white gingham button-down - $98
Polka-dot bow-tie - $24
Brogues - $128

All models' looks created by the NARS makeup stylist team.

Nordstrom invites you to meet NARS Founder and Creative Director, Fran?ois Nars, and pick up a signed copy of his book X-Ray, or limited-edition NARS Loves Chicago tote.

Nordstrom Michigan Avenue Saturday, May 11th, from 2-4pm.

The NARS National Makeup Stylist team will be in-store May 7th to May 11th to help you discover how to turn your skin into a radiant canvas for makeup, dress up lips in sensuous, super saturated color, or experiment with your own seasonal look.

Space is limited. Appointments are required. For more information, please call 312.464.1515.


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