The Best Hats of the Denver DerbyParty
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When the Kentucky Derby began, women would attend the races dressed to the nines—and in 1875, that included their finest hats. Fast-forward 140 years at this year's Denver DerbyParty and you'll see that the tradition has stood the test of time.
Every year, the party includes a Best Hat Contest, and this year was by far the most creative and extravagant they had ever seen. Take a look at some of the party guests' beautiful and creative headwear.
And the 1st Place Best Hat award went to: