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Ascot Racecourse in Ascot, England

is a premier racecourse for thorough breed horse racing.

Located near Windsor Castle and

established in 1711 by Queen Anne-

the racecourse maintains particular ties

with the British royal family.

 

Each June,

the famed racecourse hosts Royal Ascot-

five days of horse racing excitement,

which is the jewel event on the annual racing calender.

Not only is it a celebrated sporting experience

but Royal Ascot is recognised as

an occasion of fashion pageantry.

With hats of every conceivable dimenson and design-

Ladies Day at Royal Ascot

is a highpoint of the sartorial display.

Head held high !

Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, 2015

 

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Lady in black / red

in general:  the outifit in full effect

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Lady in black / red

the specifics:  hat focus

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Green, black, yellow

colours of the Jamaican flag

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Total whimsy

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A teddy bear tea party

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Blue diamond deer

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Roses and plummage aplomb

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Camo-wear taken to new heights

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At a gallop

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Tophat

flowers and veil

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‘Loves me, loves me not’ white, flower petals (l)

Pink butterfuly (r)

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Say it with flowers:  lots and lots and lots

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Ten gallon hat style

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Colourful rosette swirls

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‘In fancy dress’

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Tropical exotics

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