26 Of The Most Mindbendingly Insane Outfits Worn In The History Of Ascot’s Ladies Day

These people must be in so much pain now. I wonder what was going through their minds whilst they wore this.

1. “Hello”.

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2. “Welcome to Ascot.”

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3. “Where all your dreams come true.”

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4. “We don’t compete for really big hairdos here.”

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5. “Absolutely not.”

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6. “Remember… the more subtle the hat, the better.”

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7. “Wearing loud clothes is not encouraged.”

8. “See? This is not over the top in the slightest.”

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9. “Just so you know, breakfast is served till 10am.”

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10. “So make sure that you bring along brunch.”

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11. “Please remember to leave your phone at home.”

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12. “Ensure your hat reflects the news agenda.”

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13. “Trophies for the World Cup, for example.”

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No before you question it that isn’t a penis.

14. “Don’t wear hats so big you can barely see.”

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15. “Otherwise you might end up looking a bit weird.”

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16. “Plus you might not know where you are right now.”

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17. “Also, don’t wear black. Black is not great.”

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18. “If you don’t have a hat, improvise.”

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19. “Consider using connected upside down umbrellas.”

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20. “Or a catalogue advertising boutique cream toilets.”

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21. “Or a Blue Peter replica of the venue itself.”

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22. “Or whatever you can grab from your hedge.”

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23. “Or… fuck it… your favourite plant pot.”

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24. “Or the bottom bit from a can of chopped vegetables.”

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25. “Or a fresh pint of modern milk.”

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May you always look a bit weird.

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Scott Bryan is a TV editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London. Contact this reporter at: scott.bryan@buzzfeed.com
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