FOUND: Vanessa Minnillo's Kentucky Derby Dress

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 • Permalink • 

Heading out to this weekend's Kentucky Derby festivities must have been a little daunting for MTV cutie Vanessa Minnillo. After all, boyfriend Nick Lachey's last trip to the Kentucky Derby, with then-wife Jessica Simpson, was the subject of an entire episode of the hit reality TV series Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica. Given the fact the Kentucky Derby is known for bringing out the best in women's hatwear and "day at the races" dresses, the comparisons between Vanessa and Jessica were inevitable. So, how did Vanessa Minnillo fare in the Kentucky Derby style department? I think she more than held her own (see photo left).

Plenty by Tracy Reese Halter Dress

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Vanessa's race day frock choice was an adorable yellow and brown tropical print dress from Plenty by Tracy Reese (right). The trendy spring color, festive tropical print, and bouncy cotton construction work together to create a relaxed, yet upscale vibe. Want to steal Vanessa Minnillo's Kentucky Derby style? This celebrity-worthy dress is priced at only $205. Not bad for a dress with a red carpet appearance on it's resume!

Click on the photo at right to link directly to where you can purchase the Plenty by Tracy Reese Halter Dress, as seen on Vanessa Minnillo at the Kentucky Derby, online. Want the best celebrity fashion delivered right to your inbox? Subscribe to Stiletto Jungle and get free updates by e-mail or RSS.

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