Floppy Fashion: 20 Fabulous Derby Hats

High fashion and fast horses at the 2013 Kentucky Derby
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 4, 2013 4:52 PM CDT
20 Fantastic Ky. Derby Hats
A spectator arrives with her fancy hat to attend the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Louisville, Ky.   (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The Kentucky Derby is known as much for hats and high fashion as it is for fast horses. This year, rains are swamping Churchill Downs, but fans on the infield are still holding their heads—and their hats—high. Bigger and bolder is the rule for hats that often dwarf their owners. Here's a gallery of Kentucky Derby headwear. (More Kentucky Derby stories.)

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