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Style Icons + Horses = This


You’ve got your hat. You’ve got your seersucker. And julep or not, your drink’s been Derby-fied with a sprig o’ mint.

Seems like you’re just about ready for Saturday’s festivities—now all you need is a little encouragement. Which is where we come in, with some of the most handsome equestrian moments in style icon history. Because why should the jockeys get to have all the fun?

So let us present your dapper Kentucky Derby inspiration, after the jump...»

Karolina Cwiek Is Not Sure Why You’re Wearing That Bow Tie

Plugged and Unplugged: Gadget writer Brian Lam asks whether technology is making us happier, and offers a pretty good argument for the three-hour break. [The Wirecutter]

The Nolt Abides: Nick Nolte talks shit on Schwarzenegger, wears a fedora and explains why horses are always so jumpy. [Vulture]

Just Keep Livin’: An ode to the ’70s haze of Dazed and Confused. [A.V. Club]

The Great Outdoors: Burkman Brothers’ new illustrated lookbook features a few Polynesian fabrics and a lot of Hawaiian beach. [Selectism]