Keeneland in the Spring

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Dress \\ INC Shoes \\ Nine west Bag (old, similar here & here)

Since moving to Kentucky, one of our favorite past times has been visiting Keeneland for the horse races. There is nothing like getting dressed up, tailgating, and trying to win some easy money (although it seems like we are more often losing money)!

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When we planned on visiting Keeneland, I had my sights set on this floral midi dress from ASOS. It was everything I had wanted in a spring dress and would have been perfect for a day at the races. Unfortunately, when it arrived two days before, I had ordered a size too small. Which meant it was time for a trip to the mall.

I tried on what felt like 100 dresses. The problem was I had my mind wrapped around wearing that ASOS dress, so I couldn’t stop myself from being disappointed by everything that did not look like it. But, I was determined, so I forced myself to expand my search. That’s when I came upon this chiffon number from Lush. It is so flattering, cinching and flowing in just the right spots. You know you’ve found a good dress when you’re getting compliments in the fitting room!

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This dress is so light and breezy and a bit romantic, it worked out perfectly! I honestly loved the cut of this so much, it makes me want to look for more dresses that cinch at the waist in the future, like this midi one or this casual maxi one!

I paired it with these shoes from INC (which are almost identical to these less expensive Madden girl heels). Although they were comfortable for about four out of the six hours I was on my feet, the end result was a piggy back ride back to the car from Joe.

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The weather couldn’t have been any better either – a perfect 80 degree day. The only thing that would have made it more perfect was if Joe and I had remembered to wear sunscreen. . . we left a little bit rosier than we came!