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Party Time: Kentucky Derby Day

Tips, recipes, and fashions to put you in the winner's circle

Party Time

You needn’t be a Southern Belle petticoat-deep in Derby tradition to throw an acceptable Run for the Roses bash. (Though if you are, can we come over?) Here are tips to take you through every step of decorum, from accenting a floppy hat to the perfect bourbon cocktail. See you in the winner’s circle.

The 139th time’s a charm for the Kentucky Derby airing Saturday, May 4, at 4 p.m. ET on NBC.

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