It’s almost Kentucky Derby time and with all of the parties that happen both in and outside of Louisville, the hat contest always seems to be a theme. Ladies, meet Christine A. Moore. She is the official Millinery of this year’s Kentucky Derby. By definition a hat making or millinery is the design, manufacture and sale of hats and head-wear. A person engaged in this trade is called a milliner or hatter.

Kentucky Derby Fashion Insider Catherine Kung of The Southern Gloss interviews the featured Milliner of Kentucky Derby 145 on what goes into making the perfect Derby hat.