How to Dress for a Day at the Races

Ladies, grab your hats! Gents, don your seersucker! Jockeys, brush off your silks! Today on, just $15 gets you admission plus parking to the 2012 Atlanta Steeplechase in Rome on April 14. Spend your Saturday enjoying not only the magnificent horse race, but also the Jack Russell Terrier races, impressive Disc Dog Southern Nationals, fun pony rides, cozy hay rides and more! Proceeds benefit Camp Southern Ground, Inc. and the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.

In the spirit of our sweet deal, we’ve decided to offer some advice on how to dress for a day at the races! Ladies, don’t forget to enter yourselves in the Hat Parade and Contest (an excuse to go shopping!).

Bow Floppy Hat ($35, Oasis); Carolyn Minibag ($24.98, Style &co., Macy’s); You’re the Fun Dress in White ($89.99, ModCloth); Baroque Freshwater Cultured Pearl Strand ($45, Blue Nile); Women’s Merona® Emeline Braided Flat Sandals ($14.99, Target)

Classic-Fit Basic Oxford ($89.50, Polo Ralph Lauren); Collegiate Koozie ($7.95, University of Georgia); Seersucker Fitzgerald Fit Suit ($498, Brooks Brothers); Sailboat Silk Bow Tie ($45, Vineyard Vines); Southern Proper Croakie ($10, Southern Proper)

Do you plan to attend Steeplechase this year? Let us know in the comments below! And be sure to look for our tent on April 14th. I’ll be the one in the big black hat. ;-)


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