FROM BRIGHT COLORS TO BOLD PRINTS, AND FROM LOAFERS TO FEDORAS, HORSE RACING INSPIRED COUTURE HAS BECOME FAST FASHION FORWARD

BY JEN GOLDENBERG

Ermenegildo Zegna Linen Two Button Jacket
A navy blazer is a race must. Try an option like this lighter blue linen jacket a fresh take on a classic style, and a summertime pastel color favorite. $1,995, bergdorfgoodman.com

Ermenegildo Zegna Men's Linen Two-Button Jacket

Sies Marjan Roger Wool Two Button Blazer
A pastel pink blazer is a sure fire way to make a statement, and this option from the brand’s signature colorful line is full of details like the notch lapels, two button closure, and oversized pockets. $1,595, barneys.com

Sies Marjan Roger Wool Two-Button Blazer

Brunello Cucinelli Flat Front Twill Pants
Along with colorful options for tops and blazers, don’t forget well-tailored pants. This flat front option, in a twill fabric, can easily be rolled on the bottom for extra style. $495, bergdorfgoodman.com

Brunello Cucinelli Men's Flat-Front Twill Pants

Avora Spread

Borsalino Quito Straw Panama Hat
Borsalino has been a legendary maker since 1857, and each of its hats goes through a 52 step process that requires about seven weeks. This classic style, in a mint green color, is the perfect piece for just about any derby inspired outfit. $280, barneys.com

Borsalino Quito Straw Panama Hat

Eton Rainbow Striped Contemporary Fit Dress Shirt
A rainbow striped shirt is a whimsical way to wear bright and bold. This option, with multicolored stripes and buttons, is perfect for those looking for something unique. $275, neimanmarcus.com

Eton Men's Rainbow-Striped Contemporary-Fit Dress Shirt

Gucci Buckle Motif Silk Bow Tie
Along with a horse bit loafer, the bow tie is a classic track trend. This one, with the Gucci horse bit print, gets our laurels. $180, neimanmarcus.com

Gucci Buckle-Motif Silk Bow Tie_1

Kiton Check Cotton Sport Shirt
The brighter the better when at the derby, and this cotton check shirt in a bold red/orange hue is a great option to start any outfit with. $995, garmany.com

 

Ralph Lauren Pleated Front Tapered Linen Pants
Wearing linen is a great way to look classic but stay cool, and these tapered trousers, with cuff hems, are the perfect option for doing so. $395, neimanmarcus.com

Ralph Lauren Men's Pleated-Front Tapered Linen Pants

Gucci Straw Princetown Slipper
Horse bit loafers are on the move, and these straw Gucci slippers are an exciting take on the classic leather version. The slip on style is perfect for wearing without socks, another sartorial racing tradition. $870, bergdorfgoodman.com

Gucci Straw Princetown Slipper

Orlebar Brown Morton Slub Linen Shirt
This turquoise shirt is a lightweight and bright option for dressing the derby part. Pair with pastel trousers for a colorful outfit. $245, barneys.com

Orlebar Brown Morton Slub Linen Shirt