Royal Ascot 2022: See the Biggest, Boldest and Brightest Hats

From feathers to flowers and everything in between! There are plenty of hats and fascinators at the 2022 Royal Ascot to keep us all cap-tivated 

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Off to the Races

A racegoer arrives for Day Two of Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 15, 2022 in Ascot, England.
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In the race for Most Incredible Hat, this one is a frontrunner.

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Stand Out

Vivienne Jenner arrives ahead of day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse. Picture date: Wednesday June 15, 2022.
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This fluorescent, feathery, floral — say that three times fast! — creation is a showstopper.

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Hats Off to These Ladies

Racegoers arrive ahead of racing on day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse. Picture date: Wednesday June 15, 2022.
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Our life's mission is now to find a group of girlfriends who want to get dressed up and wear incredible hats.

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Orange You Glad?

Susan Bender Whitfield attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 15, 2022 in Ascot, England.
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What's more eye-catching than a brilliant orange? How about adding some over-the-top feathers!

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Having a Ball

Milliner, Awon Golding attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 15, 2022 in Ascot, England.
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Shaking things up with fuzzy pom-poms in varied shades of pink!

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Reaching New Heights

Alexandra Betram attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 15, 2022 in Ascot, England.
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Is it a headband? Is it a hat? It's both, thanks to these tulle arches.

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Big Bows

A racegoer arrives ahead of day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse. Picture date: Wednesday June 15, 2022.
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A bow so big, Minnie Mouse would be proud.

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Blue Hues

Amelia Johnsonattends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 15, 2022 in Ascot, England.
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This bright blue hue stands out from the crowd.

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Beautiful Blooms

Racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 15, 2022 in Ascot, England.
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Carrying a bouquet of flowers is so yesterday — put them on your hat instead!

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The Bigger the Better

A racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 14, 2022 in Ascot, England.
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Hats off to this racegoer, who pulled off a series balancing act with this headpiece.

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Sideways Wonder

Alexandra Strudwick attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 15, 2022 in Ascot, England.
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This gravity defying hat features a cascade of black butterflies.

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Flower Power

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: Maya Jama, wearing a Zimmermann dress, a custom hat and jewellery by Bvlgari, attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 14, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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Why wear a traditional hat when you can sport an abstract bow of fuchsia florals like Royal Ascot attendee Maya Jama.

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Looking So Fly

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: A racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 14, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)
Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty for Ascot Racecourse

Butterfly, that is! This Royal Ascot attendee took the garden party vibes very seriously, wearing a hat covered in flowers and butterflies.

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What's the Fuzz?

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: A racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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This hot pink, feathered hat is so fun!

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Lots of Ruffles

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: Racegoers arrive for Day One of Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 14, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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When it comes to Royal Ascot hats, more is always more.

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Take a Bow

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: A racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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This racegoer sported a red, white and blue headpiece, which featured bows of all shapes and sizes.

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Fashion Revolution

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: Flora MacDonald Johnston attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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It's giving Revolutionary chic!

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On the Side

Racegoer Inez Hernandez poses for a photograph ahead of day one of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse. Picture date: Tuesday June 14, 2022. (Photo by Aaron Chown/PA Images via Getty Images)
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This hat has a flare for drama!

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Give It a Whirl

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: Lisa Tan attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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We're loving these dreamy pink swirls.

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Sky High Feathers

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: Angela Menz attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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When in doubt, add a gigantic feather plume!

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Metallic Moment

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: Susan Bender attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 14, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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Who needs a purse when you've got coins all over her hat?

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Red, White and Blue Moment

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: A racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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The Union Jack has nothing on this red, white and blue, wide-brimmed hat.

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The Bigger the Better

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: Stephen Hayden attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
Kirstin Sinclair/Getty for Royal Ascot

You know what they say: "Go big or go home!"

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Seashell-Shocked

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: Anouska Scou attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 14, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
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A headpiece that Ariel from The Little Mermaid would be proud of.

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Sunny Disposition

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: Alexandra Betram attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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Here comes the sun!

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Fascinating Fascinator

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: A racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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Muted colors are never dull — as evidenced by this black-and-cream feathered fascinator.

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Rose Pose

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: A racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
Kirstin Sinclair/Getty for Royal Ascot

It's easy to stop and smell the roses when they're attached to your hat!

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Hot Pink Party

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: A racegoer attends Royal Ascot 2022 at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2022 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)
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This racegoer's hot pink hat is oh-so-romantic.

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