Ladies making headway at Ascot with their statement hats

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Ladies making headway at Ascot with their statement hats

Royal Ascot – an annual event associated with horses, champagne and extraordinary hats. While the racing world kept its eyes firmly on this year's action, fashion followers once again found plenty of weird and wonderful head pieces to keep them equally hooked on the equine event.

Leading the glamorous hat-pack was Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden. The 38-year-old teamed her resplendent red Fendi frock with a fun feathery number created by milliner Jane Marcantonio. Featuring Swarovski gems and large marabou plumes, the creation ensured Amanda turned plenty of heads when she arrived on the first day of Ascot