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Royal Ascot 2019: Day four

Valerie Stark chose an elegant headpiece for the fourth day to accessorise her checked co-ord. [Photo: Getty]

The most spectacular hats at Royal Ascot 2019

Danielle Fowler
Freelance Writer

Royal Ascot 2019 is well underway, as racegoers from across the globe flock to Berkshire for the annual event.

But it’s not just the racing which steals the headlines, as the notoriously strict dress code never fails to bring out a whole host of fabulous outfits.

Famed for its display of sartorial creations, there’s no quiet day on the fashion front and with hats mandatory, it’s the perfect chance for guests to really push the boundaries with a show-stopping headpiece.

Once again, the Royal Ascot hats have not disappointed with everything from a quintessentially British afternoon tea-themed creation to a feathered horse.

Scroll to see this year’s most spectacular ideas above.