Monday, May 7, 2012

I'll have another one...


Today's post is an ode to the 138th Kentucky Derby held on May5th at Churchill Downs.
Let me tell you, gambling and betting is not my cup of tea! All I am interested in is the Derby fashion. The ornate hats and head wears have always fascinated me, but I never really thought that I'd be hooked to the game so bad!







When I turned on the TV on Saturday, all I had in mind, was the amazing dresses and the astounding hats.
The next thing that caught my eyes was the stars of the race, the horses themselves.
Those beasts are indeed some beauties and had some very amusing names like Daddy Long Legs, Went The Day Well, Daddy Nose Best, Done Talking and of course, last but not the least, I'll Have Another One!
I can't believe the magnitude of the grand celebration, the money involved and the amount of preparation they had for a race which lasted only a couple minutes.
By the time they were showing the history of the game and the preparation involved I was totally hooked to it.
The climax was the unexpected surge and win by I'll Have Another One, from the 19th position (19 out of a total of 20 horses) at the final stretch beating the more popular speed star, Bodemeister!
I've never seen a shorter, more exciting race than this before and surely I'm ready to have another one of it!
One day, I dream of attending the Kentucky Derby, being a lady in a fancy dress and an even more flamboyant hat, cheering for the likes of  I'll Have Another One!



 


                                                                           What I Am Wearing:
                                                               dress- Maurices    hat and bag- Wilson Leather    shoes- Famous Footwear 
                                                               sunnies- Steve Madden   watch- Kohl's    bracelets and ring- gift, from India, F21 

                                          Thanking you                                                                  Yours fashionably
                                                                                                                          Juneli 

29 comments:

  1. This is such a pretty derby outfit, Juneli! You look so ladylike in your floral dress and big hat :)

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  2. Juneli loving you in all your summer outfits!

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  3. Such a cute summer dress! And yes, the Kentucky Derby was definitely fun to watch! I got a kick out of the interesting names of the horsies too :)

    www.urbanmantra.blogspot.com

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  4. I love the hat and goes great with your outfit :) Just wanted to tell you that I am having a giveaway on my blog. When you have time, please check it out. Thanks!

    http://seekvintage.blogspot.com

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  5. This is so cute and reminds me on 50's :)

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  6. Awesome...u luk like a charming doll...very pretty ..nice dress...

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  7. Love your hat very stylish!


    Thanks thats so sweet of you!

    Stop by soon!

    X
    /L from sweden

    http://isbla.blogspot.com

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  8. you look so cute! that outfit is fabulous! i missed the Derby :( i love the names they come up with for the horses. haha
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  9. You look FABULOUS! I love the hat and the dress, this is SO perfect for the Kentucky Derby! I hope to attend someday as well!

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  10. you are just adorable!! this is indeed a perfect look for the kentucky derby :) really lovely and classy <3

    hapatime.blogspot.com

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  11. How fun, loving this look on you. You look so pretty. I think it would be fun to see all the derby fashion especially the hats.

    xo erica

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  12. it is treat watchn' d pics..u hve matched d skirt well with d bag. like d beads n d white hat.
    well done ..yet again!!!!!

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  13. I am in love with your dress Juneli...can't pick any particular thing of this outfit...I am in love with every detail thing of this outfit <3

    Love,
    Bong's Belleza

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  14. you look so adorable!! Love your white hat and your yellow jacket!xx

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  15. Love the color of the bag!

    Thanks thats so sweet of you!

    Stop by soon!

    X
    /L from sweden

    http://isbla.blogspot.com

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  16. Derby perfection! I love that skirt... it's full, it's fun, it's floral :) All my faves!

    XO
    www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

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  17. You look gorgeous! I love the dress, especially the border print.

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  18. Great look!!! I love your dress!!!
    Have a good week!

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  19. This is so cute! I really love the combination of the skirt, the hat, and that great yellow bag.

    Sincerely,
    Sabrina

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  20. Such a cute outfit and everything you pair with the dress is so perfect, bright, and lovely!

    Love & Lollies... Jessa

    Caked Vintage Blog

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  21. Such a beautiful spring look!
    Love all the bracelets and the yellow bag!

    If you want, check out my blog:
    http://thescentofglamour.blogspot.com/

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  22. This is such a cute outfit, I love the hat and the pink shoes!

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  23. Hi Juneli,
    That bright yellow purse is fantastic! I think it's pops off the screen and of course you look amazing!
    Always,
    Tarah and the City

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