Pictures: 5 style trends from Preakness 2011
Fascinators, lace, bold nail polish colors, and the use of beige and purple were the hottest fashion trends at this year's Preakness.
A number of women emulated the styles of the royal wedding and popular runway looks when picking out their outfits for the event. The vetted trends resulted in red carpet success. --John-John Williams, IV
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Flashy toenail polish
The popularity of peep toe shoes, and sandals required women to make a quick trip to their local nail shop. While they were there, they decided to get bold. Fiery reds, hot pinks, metallics and neon yellow all were used to add another layer of fun coloring to offset perfectly orchestrated frocks. "I'm glad I got my feet done," said Sandy Pappas, who showed off her hot pink toenails peaking out of her sandals.