Anna Nicole Smith’s Cute Daughter Is Derby-Ready in Hot-Pink Heels That Are Perfect for Tweens

Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter Dannielyn Birkhead has the formula for chic Kentucky Derby dressing figured out.

Dannielyn, whose mother died of a drug overdose in 2007, looked chic in a springlike yellow dress as she attended the 31st annual Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala in Louisville, Ky., last night.

The 12-year-old’s dress had flowers emblazoned at the midriff, with a tiered high-low skirt and yellow ribbon detailing at the waist. For shoes, Dannielyn went with an age-appropriate, colorful choice: hot-pink sandals with a low block heel. The shoes had straps and a buckle closure around the ankle for stability and a very low heel for comfort.

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Larry Birkhead with Dannielynn Birkhead at the 31st Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala in Louisville, Ky.
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A close-up look at Dannielyn’s sandals.
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The tween was accompanied by father Larry Birkhead, who had on a blue suit with shiny black and gray shoes. The Louisville native added a pop of color to his look with his accessories, selecting a purple paisley tie and a hot pink pocket square that perfectly matched his daughter’s sandals.

Other guests at the Barnstable Brown Gala — one of the most star-studded events held in advance of the Derby each year — included Jennifer Nettles, Lee Brice and Tom Brady. Smith and Birkhead met at the party in 2004.

The Derby itself kicks off tonight at Louisville’s Churchill Down at 6:50 p.m. ET. Those hoping to tune in from home can watch on NBC or the NBC Sports app.

Watch the video below for more cute celebrity kids’ style moments.

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