At the 137th Annual Kentucky Derby held May 7 in Louisville, Kentucky, big hats, bright florals and and sexy summer dresses were absolute essentials. Check out some of the event's biggest hats and boldest outfits.
"Jumping the Broom" star Paula Patton arrives at the Kentucky Derby in a bright white summer dress and a gray and blue floral hat.
Black is a tough color to wear in warm weather but Tichina Arnold somehow pulls off a black on black ensemble with her small sheer hat matching her dress perfectly.
Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas
TLC's Chilli's basic black striped hat adds just the right touch to her strapless floral dress and pink peep toes.
Sandra Denton and Cheryl Wray of Salt-N-Pepa look like they stepped out of Alice and Wonderland's Mad Hatters Ball but they get kudos for going all out for the event.