I know Kate Middleton isn't the first person you'd think of when it it comes to the Kentucky Derby. I mean Kate Middleton isn't even from America, much less the Bluegrass State. And, yet, she's maybe the best woman to look to when you're trying to find a hairstyle to wear with a Derby hat because no one wears a heat topper like Duchess Catherine.
Recently we fell in love with the way her full hair looked with a hat sitting on top. But she's gotten much more creative with her hair-hat combos in the past. She's worn a half-up mini bun that anchored her hat in back:
She's worn an epic skewed-to-the-side updo with a tilted hat on top:
And she's left her hair in defined spiral curls to keep things interesting.
Any of these ideas would be Derby-appropriate, and I should know—I grew up in Louisville. Speaking of which have you seen these Kentucky-themed candles? Love.