Kentucky Derby Hats
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HIT: Paula Patton1 of 22
Here's a look at the hits and misses of 2011's Kentucky Derby hats. —Alexis Jonnson
Patton dazzles in this stunning in this straw number.
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MISS: Jordin Sparks2 of 22
If you're daring enough to wear purple streaks in your hair, then take a hat risk! Jordin's combo is just too dull for Derby day.
MISS: Vanessa Minnillo3 of 22
We love an all-black outfit, but this headpiece is just too petite and reminiscent of Damon Wayans's hat catastrophes during In Living Color's "Men on Film" moments.
HIT: Marisa Miller4 of 22
Taking a flapper-inspired approach works wonders to showcase this Thoroughbred's golden mane.
MISS: Maria Menounos5 of 22
Oh, Maria. We love you but this silly sculpted hat is wearing you and taking attention away from that pretty face.
HIT: Erin Andrews6 of 22
It's best to stick with neutral colors when going for such an elaborate headpiece, but Erin has the personality to pull off such an over-the-top hat.
MISS: Aubrey O'Day7 of 22
Although something ornate is Derby Day appropriate, this hat is a tad matronly for such a filly.
HIT: Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas8 of 22
Chilli keeps it cool, pairing a tasteful black hat with her strapless floral dress.
HIT: Kate Walsh9 of 22
A simple hat with a feather accent is the perfect topper to Kate's understated yet chic shift dress.
MISS: Julie Benz10 of 22
Red with black tulle is a bit too bordello for a Derby Day VIP.
HIT: Betsey Johnson11 of 22
Betsey keeps it fun with a quirky striped hat.
HIT: Bonnie-Jill Laflin12 of 22
The equestrian dress and diamond horseshoe earrings are a little much, but taking a risk in Louisville is always a good thing. Giddyup!
HIT: Melissa Biggs13 of 22
This Baywatch actress keeps the mystery behind her ever-so-classic white-rimmed hat.
HIT: Crowd Pleaser14 of 22
While the celebs in attendance may have had 3-1 odds of winning the Triple Crown, we think these real women gave them a run for their money.
A statement hat makes you easy to spot in the crowd after one too many mint juleps. Your friends will thank you later.
MISS: Spider Woman15 of 22
This concoction is more tarantula than hat and a little frightening for anyone with arachnophobia.
HIT: Think Pink16 of 22
Feathers: Check. Ribbons: Check. Southern belle: Check.
MISS: White Wedding17 of 22
Is Billy Idol at Churchill Downs? Because this hat is a little more white wedding than race spectator.
MISS: Cheese Head18 of 22
This fan needs to be reminded that the racetrack is in Kentucky, not Wisconsin.
HIT: Flower Patch19 of 22
A lady is never too young to step out in a fashionable floral hat.
HIT: Neon Lights20 of 22
Stand out in the crowd by turning up the color volume on an already bright hat.
HIT: Southern Comfort21 of 22
Take a timeout from the hot Southern sun under this modern lady-like hat.
MISS: Abstract Expression22 of 22
The hat is a bit of a ribbon-miss, but champagne in hand is an absolute must!
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