The hats at today's Royal Ascot races were far more subdued than yesterday's wacky and tacky styles, so today we're focusing on the "Royal" part of things. The fanciest lady in the world, Queen Elizabeth, chose a baby pink ensemble, but stuck with her classic black accessories. We thought it...

Okay, we're officially declaring June "British Hat Month". Hats, hats, hats. Today marked the first day of the Royal Ascot, one of Britain's most prestigious horse races. And let's be real, there's really no more hat-appropriate event than a horse race. The royals — Queen Elizabeth and...

at Ascot was run 300 years ago, and the event has since become a centerpiece on the British social calendar. Westwood collaborated with the famous hat designer Stephen Jones, who created the hats for this ad campaign photographed by Simon Procter. The result? Three woman in outfits inspired...

Two women drink champagne outside a betting kiosk on the first day of racing at Royal Ascot in southern England June 14, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN – Tags: SPORT HORSE RACING SOCIETY) Source: Reuters. A racegoer models her hat on the first day of racing at Royal Ascot in...

Via Royal Ascot Facebook We're talking about that week of fun and fashion across the pond known as Royal Ascot. Some may recall that certain issues of propriety and style had arisen over the years and a stricter dress code was instituted. From theDaily Mail: The new dress code was...

Below, a model wears a hat 'created in honor of Royal Ascot's 300th Anniversary.' Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images For a different perspective on the event, Tina Gaudoin's piece for the Journal on Friday provides just that: "I don't mean to be sneery, but when was the last time you saw...

After receiving a slating for their Royal Wedding attire, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie stepped out into the public eye for another round of hat-wearing events. On day one of Royal Ascot yesterday, the sisters toned it down by opting for understated looks as oppose to their extravagant...

Royal Ascot is always an event to spot classic and quirky fashion and this year has been no different. As well attracting the Queen who was spotted in her statement bold colours at hats, the event also gave way to racegoers hoping to stand out with hats designed with shot glasses, England...

Hello-Hello, today we have loads of little bits and bytes we hope you find moderately entertaining, beginning with a change in the dress code for Royal Ascot. From The Guardian: Nick Smith, a spokesman for Ascot, said: "It is stretching a point to say standards have collapsed but there is no...

for the Royal Enclosure and Grandstand Enclosure. However Charles Barnett, Ascot's chief executive, assures us that "It isn't a question of elitism and not being modern in a world where there is less and less requirement to dress smartly - far from it. We want to see modern and stylish dress...

 

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