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How to Showcase Your MD Pride at Preakness

The fashion stakes are never higher than at the Preakness! If you’re planning to dress up to the nines for the race, well, you’ve got to add some new threads to your wardrobe to ensure that you meet the high standards of Maryland’s fanciest. Don’t worry -- we can help. Calvert and Crosslands Pre-Tied Bow Tie First thing’s first -- bow ties. They’re essential for gents who want to look their fanciest, and this one is pre-tied, so you can spend more time on grooming and dressing. Enamel Crab Bangle Bracelet A striking black-and-gold bangle is ideal for any woman at the racetrack who wants to stay MD-color coordinated and wants to add a bit of bling to her look!...
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Get Your Preak on with R1A

Let’s be honest -- the horses are great and the hats are fine, but the Preakness is truly one of the best excuses that a Maryland college student has to get out and party! Whether you’re hanging at the infield, at one of your favorite watering holes watching the excitement on TV, or partying from the comfort of someone’s home, you know you’ll be looking flashy and Maryland proud on race day when you wear these beauties: Maryland Flag Headband Keep your beautiful mane from blowing in the wind when you’re wearing this striking headband on race day -- a perfect addition to your already-snazzy look. Maryland Flag Hawaiian Shirt Casual Friday has nothin’ on casual race day! Hawaii meets...
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Fellas, don't get upstaged this Preakness

When it comes to Preakness fashion, most eyes are on the ladies. And it’s not hard to see why! The elegant dresses, the bright colors...and of course, first and foremost, those hats. But that doesn’t mean that the gentlemen can’t strut their stuff. Maryland Race Day Light Yellow Tie A tie is a must-have for any fella who wants to look his very best on race day. After all, there’s nothing that adds instant class faster than a snazzy tie! This one features a jaunty series of jockey jackets that makes it the perfect choice for Preakness. Embroidered Black Maryland Horse Racing Tie Maybe you’d rather go with something even more equestrian than jockey threads. How about a jockey and...
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Race into the latest fashions: how to accessorize at Preakness

The Preakness Stakes gets everybody in Maryland into the racing spirit. Everyone is dressed to the nines, and if you’re planning to come to the racetrack and rub shoulders with other Marylanders, you’re going to need to look your best. Don’t worry -- Route One Apparel has your back! Check out a few our of favorite race day picks: Enamel Crab Bangle Ladies, you know the big hat is pretty much non-negotiable. But what other accessories can you wear to ensure you’ll be the star of the show? This black and gold crab bangle, for starters! If there’s one thing that’s as Maryland as the Preakness, it’s crabs, so bring the best of the Old Line state together in your...
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20 Gifts For Your Maryland Mama

Our moms do a lot for us. From changing our diapers and packing our lunches to showing us how to pick our first crab, those amazing ladies have been there in our corner, and that’s why it’s so important to pick out a great mother’s day gift. Stuck? We’ve got 20 great ideas: Maryland Flag Dress Is mom a dress fanatic? This is perfect for her collection -- striking and unique, and sure to make any Maryland mom melt.   2.Old Bay Can Pattern Luggage Tag We know many moms are always on the go, traveling for business or for fun. Give her a piece of MD to take with her everywhere -- even through customs. 3.Natty Boh Land of...
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