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Royal Ascot – the hat trends on top

This year, the Brits went all out on their toppers for the Queen’s favourite event of the year. The race’s official dress code for ladies in the royal enclosure even specifies that a fascinator simply will not do—a true round hat is required. Here are our top topper trends from this year’s event. Inspo for the Aussie Melbourne Cup Carnival in just a few weeks.

  1. The Blues – From Kate’s pastel blue to Eugenie’s emerald to the Queens blue violets, it seems blue was the winner.

2. Pretty and Pale – Adorned with feathers & flowers, the nude, neutral hat stepped up to make a pretty big impression.

3. Yellow was the stand out – to make a big impression light up the sky like a uplifting sunny day.