LouisvilleKY’s derby fashion show set for Thursday

Louisville, KY.  – The latest spring fashion trends walk the runway this week as Macy’s Presents the Kentucky Derby Festival Spring Fashion Show. Set for Thursday, March 29th, in the Showroom of Horseshoe Southern Indiana, this year’s show is themed Dream in Color. The event starts with cocktails and boutique shopping at 5:30 p.m., lounge doors open at 6:30p.m., Showroom doors open at 6:45p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and runway show at 8 p.m.

Christine Fellingham, Creative Consultant, returns this year to style and produce the show. Guests can expect a night of fun and high fashion. This year’s fashion show will feature outfits and accessories by: Apricot Lane BoutiqueBLU BoutiqueDarling State of MindGUESS?, Inc., Him Gentleman’s Boutique, Macy’s, Magnolia & Fig, maurices, Olivia & Co. BoutiqueSix Sisters Boutique and Work the Metal. Eyewear is provided by the Official Eyewear Partner –  Louisville Eye Center. Hats are provided by The Hat Girls: the Official Hat Designers of the 2018 Derby Festival. Hair and make-up is provided by J. Michael’s Spa & Salon. Some of the Festival’s Official Products will also be featured and the Official 2018 Derby Festival merchandise will be on sale at the event. Models are provided by Heyman Talent Agency.

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As the title sponsor for the sixth consecutive year, Macy’s will treat guests to $10 gift cards and a red carpet photo opportunity. Contributing sponsors are Guess? Inc., Horseshoe Southern IndianaJ Michael’s Spa & Salon and Windows Plus. Media Sponsors include 102.3 JACK FM and TOPS Louisville.

First produced in 1990, the Kentucky Derby Festival Fashion Show was originally conceived as a venue for unveiling the new Board of Director’s uniform, the teal Pegasus jacket.  It was so successful, the Board of Directors decided to make it a permanent addition to the Festival schedule. Thanks to the support of many retailers, the Spring Fashion Show has become THE fashion show for the season.


About Kentucky Derby Festival

Since 1956, the Derby Festival has worked to bring the community together in celebration. The Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation.  It entertains more than 1.5 million people in a two- week period and has a local economic impact of more than $127 million.  This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.