Per usual, the super-sized hats were well represented in this gallery of 2010 Kentucky Derby fashions--including a gender-bending number worn by figure skater Johnny Weir. The 136th Kentucky Derby took place this afternoon, and everyone from the Jackson brothers to Rascal Flatts made it to Louisville to join in the festivities.
See more 2010 Kentucky Derby fashions above, including a sweet retro hat worn by Ashlee Simpson.
Implications - Extravagant headpieces inspired by classic European, royal styles have made a huge comeback on the runways, closets and magazines. Modern fashions mix and match iconic elements of historic fashions from decades past. Where over-the-top headwear once represented status and taste, they are now optional yet sought-after accessories that consumers use to add personal style to traditional outfits.