Handley Breaux Designs | Kentucky Derby Themed Party

The first Saturday of May is upon us. That means one thing--- The Kentucky Derby!  Growing up, I would watch my parents and their friends dress up in their best attire (hats included), eat hot browns, and drink mint juleps. (Mostly drink mint juleps...) Now that I'm older, I have grown to appreciate this tradition and look forward to drinking out of those beautiful cups each year. Today, I share with you my tips to throw the perfectly themed Kentucky Derby party. 

Kentucky Derby Themed Party | Handley Breaux Designs

1. No party would be complete without the traditional Mint Julep. Any drink made with Kentucky Bourbon is acceptable of course | 2. You MUST wear a beautiful hat. For the kids, have them design their own hats as a cute contest. | 3. Mini Bourbon Pecan Pies are sure to please all of your guests' sweet tooth. | 4. For the men, bowties from Vineyard Vines are some of our favorites. | 5. Do not miss out on a chance to buy a new sundress! We love these from Max Mara and Topshop. | 6. My mother would disown me if I threw a party without the proper flowers. This run for the roses themed horse shoe wreath is perfect to greet your guests upon entering! 

We hope everyone enjoys their Derby Day! 

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