Boutique Buzz

Derby Couture Hat Show Kicks Off the Derby Season

Formé Millinery debuts the 2018 Derby Couture Hat Trends March 1

Jenny Pfanenstiel, Official Milliner of the Kentucky Derby Museum, will feature her latest hat collection, “Sprout,” at her First Annual Couture Hat Show at the Pigment Gallery, located at the Mellwood Art Center (next to the Formé Millinery Hat Shop). 

This collection is inspired by the details of nature and Seuss, with a feminine and elegant touch. Jenny is known all over the world for her sculpted braid hats. She has taken this technique to the next level with this collection created on her braid machine from the 1800s. “I hope to inspire people to wear something different this year for Derby. I have created my own technique of sculpting on my braid machine that truly creates one-of-a-kind headpieces.” Jenny will also be featuring her latest Derby couture brim hats with beautiful hand-sewn beaded and floral details. She is a true master milliner, creating each hat by hand and blocking the material over wooden forms, a technique that dates back over 100 years. 

To receive a formal invite to the Hat Show, please email It just so happens to fall on the same evening as the unveiling event for the Kentucky Derby Festival, also located at the Mellwood Art Center.

Cocktails: 6:30 p.m. | Hat Show: 7 p.m. | Hat Display: 7:30 p.m.

Pigment Gallery | Mellwood Art Center | 1860 Mellwood Ave. Louisville

Garden attire – hats encouraged

Formé Millinery Hat Shop

1860 Mellwood Ave. #111


‘Love’ Sale Kicks Off at LilyRose Boutique

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner the LilyRose Boutique “Love” sale has just what you need. This is your chance to enjoy their mix of big city contemporary fashion with a bit of sweet southern charm that their clientele has become accustomed to. Enjoy 20% off full-priced items Thursday, Feb. 8 through Wednesday, Feb. 14. Whether it’s for a night out with your long-time flame or maybe a new spark, go check them out.

This deal won’t last long; Derby is coming. They also offer a wide selection of jewelry, gifts and embroidery. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. They are closed on Sundays.

LilyRose Boutique

10517 Fischer Park Dr.


Joseph Ribkoff Spring Trunk Show

Dresses, pants and blouses in some of spring’s sunniest prints will be up for grabs at Rodeo Drive this week. Don’t miss this trunk show happening on Thursday, Feb. 8 and Friday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

Rodeo Drive

2212 Holiday Manor Ctr.