The Kentucky Derby may be a horse race -- but to us, the real sport plays out atop attendees' heads. Famous for the hottest hats this side of the Atlantic, the event invites height, width, embellishment... and plenty of drama.
As is the case in most of our favorite fashion moments, stars like Lauren Conrad and Jane Seymour totally disregard practicality and comfort in favor of head-turning elements. The fascinator, dead? Not this weekend. Which hats were barely-there bands? Which toppers made their wearers lose their balance? Click through our slideshow below to determine your favorites!
Don't try these at home, kids:
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