Happy Friday, fashionistas! This weekend, I'll be attending the Belmont Stakes for my first time ever, so I thought it only fitting to create an outfit inspired by the event. The fun part is, you can totally rock this look to a bar that's playing the race or throw a party of your own. Southern Living has a great write-up of the best Race Day Cocktails (a mint julep is a key accessory in my look), along with a fashion guide and race-day checklist.
For the outfit above, I didn't give myself a spending limit, but for my actual ensemble, I grabbed a funky hat at Burlington Coat Factory and am wearing a dress and shoes I already have. Keep an eye on my Instagram for a snap. Now, only time will tell if American Pharaoh can make history and become the first horse to snag the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.
Until then, I leave you with my favorite scene from Audrey Hepburn classic, My Fair Lady: