March 27, 2018. Louisville, KY. – The latest spring fashion trends walk the runway this week as Macy’s Presents the Kentucky Derby Festival Spring Fashion Show. Set for Thursday, March 29th, in the Showroom of Horseshoe Southern Indiana, this year’s show is themed Dream in Color. The event starts with cocktails and boutique shopping at 5:30 p.m., lounge doors open at 6:30p.m., Showroom doors open at 6:45p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and runway show at 8 p.m.
Christine Fellingham, Creative Consultant, returns this year to style and produce the show. Guests can expect a night of fun and high fashion. This year’s fashion show will feature outfits and accessories by: Apricot Lane Boutique, BLU Boutique, Darling State of Mind, GUESS?, Inc., Him Gentleman’s Boutique, Macy’s, Magnolia & Fig, maurices, Olivia & Co. Boutique, Six Sisters Boutique and Work the Metal. Eyewear is provided by the Official Eyewear Partner – Louisville Eye Center. Hats are provided by The Hat Girls: the Official Hat Designers of the 2018 Derby Festival. Hair and make-up is provided by J. Michael’s Spa & Salon. Some of the Festival’s Official Products will also be featured and the Official 2018 Derby Festival merchandise will be on sale at the event. Models are provided by Heyman Talent Agency.
As the title sponsor for the sixth consecutive year, Macy’s will treat guests to $10 gift cards and a red carpet photo opportunity. Contributing sponsors are Guess? Inc., Horseshoe Southern Indiana, J Michael’s Spa & Salon and Windows Plus. Media Sponsors include 102.3 JACK FM and TOPS Louisville.
COVERAGE NOTE: The Kentucky Derby Festival will unveil their new uniform design during this year’s Spring Fashion Show, which begins at 8 p.m. For more information on coordinating coverage, please contact the Press Office at (502) 741-7442.
First produced in 1990, the Kentucky Derby Festival Fashion Show was originally conceived as a venue for unveiling the new Board of Director’s uniform, the teal Pegasus jacket. It was so successful, the Board of Directors decided to make it a permanent addition to the Festival schedule. Thanks to the support of many retailers, the Spring Fashion Show has become THE fashion show for the season.
About Kentucky Derby Festival
Since 1956, the Derby Festival has worked to bring the community together in celebration. The Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. It entertains more than 1.5 million people in a two- week period and has a local economic impact of more than $127 million. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.
Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc. delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 670 locations in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations through its leading online store at macys.com. Via its stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy’s offers distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic events as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Macy’s flagship stores – including Herald Square in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, and Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California – are known internationally and are leading destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of customers and employees, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities giving more than $54 million each year, plus 180,000 hours of volunteer service, to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.