Upon looking at these ridiculous photos from the Kentucky Derby 2009, I have to ask: What were they thinking? Didn’t somebody have the grace and goodwill to tell these celebrities that their Kentucky Derby hats were kind of goofy?
I realize that good fashion is in the eye of the beholder and to stand out you have to be dramatic, but these hats from the Kentucky Derby 2009—some worn by gorgeous women—are pitiful. Aretha Franklin, is that a flying saucer hat? Brooke Shields, you have a mini Titanic sinking on your noodle. And what is up with the turquoise bird’s nest?