Where to Buy Kentucky Derby® Hats Online

Posted by Julie Skaff on June 23, 2020

One of the most exciting things about attending the Kentucky Derby® is being able to imagine and plan some extraordinary outfits. Wearing an extravagant hat or fascinator has been a longstanding practice and part of the experience of attending the big weekend at Churchill Downs® during the first weekend in May.

Below, Derby Experiences put together a list of recommended places to shop for Kentucky Derby hats online, so you can be sure to come prepared to partake in the iconic tradition!

Christine A. Moore Millinery

For over twenty-five years, Christine A. Moore has been creating stunning, hard-to-miss hats and fascinators. Her website boasts a plethora of unique, eye-catching hats that would be the perfect addition to any Kentucky Derby outfit.

Christine A. Moore is the Official Milliner of Fillies & Lilies, Derby Experiences’ exclusive night of live entertainment, gourmet food, premium open bar and interactive experiences. Find out more about this kickoff to Kentucky Derby weekend party here >>https://derbyexperiences.com/kentucky-derby/fillies-lilies-party.

Dee’s Hats

This local Louisville company can make all of your Derby hat and fascinator dreams come true.

As the area’s largest seller of custom-designed hats and fascinators, Dee’s offers a huge variety of base hats, flowers, ribbon, feathers and more to create the over-the-top hat you’ve always dreamed of wearing!

If creating a custom-hat doesn’t appeal to you, no problem! Dee’s also has a ton of pre-made hats for men and women to choose from.

The Hat Girls

The Hat Girls is a company owned a pair of two best friends and Louisville natives who create high-end, funky hats and fascinators.

If you’re looking to invest in a truly fabulous and fashionable piece, their website has plenty of options available to purchase and have shipped to you!


Etsy is an online shop that sells handmade goods from small businesses, which makes it the perfect place to find a unique Kentucky Derby hat.

With a huge variety of styles and price points, Etsy is a great and convenient online store to pick out an outfit-making headpiece!


Need a hat, fast? Amazon Prime offers free, fast shipping on lots of affordable hats and fascinators that will arrive on your doorstep quickly.

Amazon is also a great source to order supplies to make a Kentucky Derby hat at home! This is a fun project that can save you money, and your creation is guaranteed to be one-of-a-kind.

Find out everything you need to know about how to make a DIY Kentucky Derby Hat in 20 Minutes.

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