Archive for the ‘Royal Ascot’ Category

Memorable moments: Bill Gayten and Stephen Jones, a long and successful cooperation

Looking for the most amazing hat? Then you are looking for Stephen Jones, the most incredible hat maker, an amazing talent who often cooperates with the most important fashion designers with his unique and unforgettable creations. Anna Piaggi said about him: “Stephen Jones is the maker of the most beautiful hats in the world.” and Colin McDowell […]

Mad hats at Royals Ascot 2012

And here we  go again, this time reporting from Royal Ascot, one of Europe’s most famous race meetings, attended every year by HM Elizabeth II and various members of the British Royal Family, and more notorious for the very extravagant hats all ladies attending decide to wear than for the race itself. Here are some […]

Royal Ascot 2011 – a little history dated way back – La storia

Queen Anne was the founder of the Ascot course. Like many royals, Queen Anne was a keen rider and was taking a carriage ride through the forest near Windsor Castle in 1711 when she came upon a clearing that she thought perfect for horse racing. The area close to the village of East Cote was […]

Royal Ascot 2010 – when it’s all about the hats

Royal Ascot is as famous for its ridiculous hats as it is for its horse races….I have already published some of the craziest looks from last June, but it would be a shame to leave out some of these ridiculous headgear, so here are some more pictures, and I’ll add more soon !!!!

Royal Ascot 2010 – some more eccentric hats

The hats’ parade is amazing….here are some other creations from the best mad Hatters!!!

Royal Ascot facts and figures

There are few sporting venues that can match the rich heritage and history of Ascot Racecourse. Over the past 300 years Royal Ascot has established itself as a national institution and the centrepiece of the British social calendar as well as being the ultimate stage for the best racehorses in the world. It was Queen […]

Royal Ascot 2010 – more weird hats

Here are some other amazing hats!!! Difficult to say what possessed some of these ladies to done them!!!!

Royal Ascot – the best hats of 2010

Attending Royal Ascot is always fun, and though I’ve been going for a few years now, I still find it amusing to see how the most conservative British tradition of horseracing at its very best blends perfectly with the lighthearted parade of the most extravagant hats you can possibly imagine. This lovely lady is always […]

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