Guess what? It’s time to get down and derby. The Kentucky Derby is one of the most recognized sporting events so there is no doubt that the fashion is always on point. Yes, some people care about the horses and the scores but the real showstoppers are the hats seen at the derby. If you’re going to be here in Denver participating in Derby Day, then you still have to look the part and 303 has found four places that will help you get your hat game together.


Eve’s Boutique

Photo Credit: Eve Boutique

Photo Credit: Eve Boutique

Where: 1413 Larimer St., Denver

Contact: (720) 932-9382,

The Low Down: It has been rated one of the top shops for the ladies hats in the Mile High City and named a Unique Boutique by FOX31. It is located in Larimer Square so it is packed with fashionable flair.

Goorin Bros. Hat Shop

Photo Courtesy of Goorin Bros

Photo Courtesy of Goorin Bros

Where: 1410 Larimer St., Denver

Contact: (303) 534-4287 ,

The Low Down: Fedoras, straw hats, top hats, floppy hats and pretty much any other hat you could think of can be purchased at this matchless hat shop also located in Larimer Square. If you are looking to rock a modern derby look then Goorin is the place for you. On Friday, May 6 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Goorin Bros. will be hosting a festive event to kick off Derby Season. There will be complimentary Mint Juleps and it’s the perfect way to get more acquainted with the perfect hat to accompany your derby day look.

Mariel Boutique

Photo Courtesy of Mariel

Photo Courtesy of Mariel

Where: 3000 E. 3rd Ave., #8 Denver

Contact: (303) 623-1151,

The Low Down: Located in Cherry Creek North, this boutique is dedicated to offering the best hat selection to the fashionable people of Denver. For over 30 years, Mariel has been more than a boutique with store owner, Denise Synder and her dream team styling for events that “fit to flatter.”


Photo Credit: Kismet LookBook

Photo Credit: Kismet LookBook

Where: 3640 W. 32nd Ave., Denver

Contact: (303) 477-3378


The Low Down: Kismet is the epitome of young and hip. There are multiple locations around Denver; Highlands in Northwest Denver, Lowry Town Center and Cherry Hills Marketplace. The boutique oozes spunk and personality which is exactly what you want in your perfect Derby hat.

Now that you have a great selection of places to shop, get your derby on.

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