Hosting a Kentucky Derby themed bridal shower or engagement party?! Lucky you! (Amazing choice might I add!). When you have an amazing theme sometimes it’s hard to find the brides style in all fun elements. Read on below to find out how to capture the charm of the derby and also making it unique to the bride-to-be! Need more derby inspo? Check out this post!

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WHAT YOU WILL NEED

SILVER TROPHY
Get a vintage silver trophy and fill it with the bride-to-be’s favorite flowers. This could also be the prize for your bridal shower games, a real trophy!

MINT JULEPS
Get a great mint julep recipe and silver or copper cups to enjoy them in! Is she a Southern belle? Add peach to make the recipe uniquely hers!

BOURBON
Bourbon is a sure bet to be a hit at the party! Especially if you are hosting an engagement party with the Southern gents in attendance! Find our which brands are the couples favorite.

RIBBONS AND FLAGS
Give away derby ribbons to the best dressed guests or the most unique hat. Get racing flag drink stirs, it’s all in the details!

INCORPORATE HORSES
Make the brides favorite cookies in the shape of a horse (who am I kidding.. buy!). Or make adorable favors boxes with horses!

HATS
There are two ways of doing this. Either add a derby style hat to the dress code or buy a bunch of derby style hats for guests to try on throughout the day!