Monday, March 25, 2013

Carolina Cup Week: The Holiday

Carolina Cup is the biggest party of the spring in South Carolina!
It's our version of the Kentucky Derby in Camden, SC!

It's a horse-race that starts with mimosas in the morning, party busses to the race course, and popping from tent to tent throughout the day!

Students from almost all the local schools attend, with some making a weekend or entire 24-hour event of the day. It's one of my FAVORITE events each spring and is THE place to see and be seen!

Last year, it started out in the POURING rain, but eventually the day brightened up!

One of my favorite excerpts about the Cup, from Columbia Living Magazine says, "The label “clothes horse” may have been first applied at the Cup; seersucker and madras plaid make new debuts there each year. And Palm Beach shades, especially Lilly Pulitzer’s signature pinks and greens, are sported by sorority sisters and once-preppy matrons who, in the ‘60s, affirmed the venerable Florida designer’s belief that tropical colors and patterns make posh resort attire of simple sundresses."

This Cup week will cover EVERYTHING you can think of about the Cup! Any questions? Tweet them at me @letsbepreppy!!

Will you be there?

xxKatie

2 comments:

My Tights may be cool but my Wellingtons are red hot said...

The only good thing about the rain is that you wore your Girlie Rubber Wellingtons and you looked really yummy.

carole
xx

Curly Southern Belle said...

So incredibly jealous! I just hate that it falls on the day before Easter and during our trip home, which makes it impossible to attend. Looking forward to pictures!