The most outrageous Royal Ascot hats ever

As one of the most prestigious social events of the summer calendar, the Royal Ascot enforces a strict dress code.

Since hats remain compulsory, British society ladies have celebrated the annual horseracing event while showcasing their sense of style with some truly wild headpieces.

From royal baby-themed fascinators to elaborate, structural chapeaus, click through the gallery below for the most outrageous Ascot hats ever.

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