Virginia Gold Cup’s Finest

The Virginia Gold Cup races have been running since 1922 in Fauquier County, where I was born and raised, and are attended by over 50,000 spectators every year.  The Virginia Gold Cup is one of those events that us locals anxiously await every spring; it’s the combination of good friends, horses, and a beautiful setting that get us all giddy for this annual occurrence.  We carefully plan out our race day outfits, pull together the best tailgate decor and even craft the perfect cocktail to go along with it all. This year was one of the best Gold Cup races to date; the mint juleps were strong, the fashion was fierce and the weather was perfection.

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Best Dressed Ladies

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Nioby Castillo of www.thechicestambry.com looking amazing in peach pastels.

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Sarah Dillon looked bright and cheery in this Tracy Reese number.

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Blogger and designer, Aureta Thomollari, looked stunning in her Chanel caplet and custom hat by CIAO NINA.

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Ashley Duru and Burcu Kivanc looked gorgeous in their race day outfits.

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Loved this mens-wear inspired look, complete with top hat and cane, was a total show stopper.

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Claire Kettering looked effortlessly chic in Calvin Klein Collection.

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New friends in matching fascinators, twinsies!!

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Sarah Phillips channeled the 70’s in this DVF jumpsuit, round sunnies and her race-day red hat.

Best Dressed Couples

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This couple looked dapper in pink lace and a pheasant adorned shirt.

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Johanna and Aaron looked tres chic in their vintage inspired ensembles.

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Lauren Starkey and Sam Dayton caught our eye with her in a black and white jumpsuit and bright red pants on him.

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Newley engaged couple, Will Menke and Claire Kettering, were dressed to impress.


Best Dressed Groups

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Wyatt Robinson, Shameka Bloyce, Sunday Rivers, Lisa Rivers, Karam Malhotva and Yinken Abioye.

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Marcin Szafran, Robyn Cook and Lowell Tejada.

Best Tailgate Decor

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Largest Hat Award

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Largest Drink Award

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Until next year Gold Cup!

xoxo

Sarah

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    PiPi
    May 5, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    52 Thursdays is my pick for fashion blog site of the year. Hope you will do more horsey fashion features such as the upcoming Saturday Night apologies at Great Meadows!

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