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The Best Dressed and Best Hats of the Royal Ascot 2019

The Royal Ascot has started and although it’s primarily about the races, it’s also about the fashion
– especially the creative (and slightly crazy) hats seen at the races!

Therefore, we’ve been following all the looks from the races, searching for the best wide-brimmed hats,
dramatic floral accents, distinctive toppers the tall headpieces and the downright flamboyant.

This year the understated headpiece took a back seat to flowers, feathers, horses and even bees!
Here are the best headpieces as chosen by the


1. Find your pot of gold under these rainbow headpieces 


2. Horsing around

Source: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Source: Hugh Routledge/REX

3. Flamboyant Feathers

Source: James Veysey/REX
Source: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

4. Busy Bees 

Source: AP Photo/Alastair Grant


As Home & Gift is only weeks away, we've rounded up our headpieces from our exhibitor Thistle Gem Ltd from Edinburg of
what we would wear to the races, sporting the more classic fascinator look...

1. Bold Feather Headpiece



2. Petite and discrete topper


3. The classic floral fascinator 


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