When it comes to outrageous headgear, England's Royal Ascot runs circles around our comparatively modest Kentucky Derby. Dating back to 1711, the annual races are a major event on the British social calendar — one Queen Elizabeth never misses — and adhere to a very strict dress code dictated by Her Majesty. Thus: hats! Of course, over the years, attendees have begun putting their own creative spin on the stodgy tradition. Here, all the beauties from 2018:Steve Parsons - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images ORCHID SHOW DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images PEACOCKING
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