Red, White and Belmont

7.06.2015


Big hats and even bigger bets. Welcome to the races!


Necessary Clothing/ Endless Rose dress (similar here), Gigi Burris sunhat, Balenciaga Havana sunglasses, Swagger satchel and Lorrie sandals c/o Coach. Shot by Isaac Lacey at Belmont Racetrack.


Hope everyone state-side had a fabulous, long 4th of July weekend! I chose to stay in the city this year and take some time to relax, bbq with friends, hit the beach, head to my favorite restaurants... just chill and celebrate my independence pretty much. But I thought I'd kick off the week with some snaps from my day at the Belmont Racetrack a few weeks ago, cause what's more American than a good ol' horserace served up with a few cold beers, concession-style food and some cash bets on the side? 

I was actually already a huge fan of Belmont from years past, when my friends used to book a party bus for the Belmont Stakes and we'd all dress up in our finest dresses and hats and picnic on the grounds. Having been invited by America's Best Racing association to enjoy a private box this time around, my experience here was a little bit classier different, but that didn't stop us from having the best time. The weather was perfect, the box seats were awesome and I even managed to win a few of my first bets... though I think it was just beginners luck seeing as the last ones didn't pan out so well. Moral of the day? You win some, you lose some. Might as well create some fun memories along the way...
xL

10 comments :

  1. Really love the hat and you look amazing!

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  2. the cut outs on that dress are SO PERFECT! looking good, lady!

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  4. Wow that dress is stunning! Love how you styled it with the hat and those sandals!
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