The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

Royal Ascot is like the British version of the Kentucky Derby—in that ladies wear crazy hats to watch horses race—except with a much more prestigious guest list (the royal family is the big draw instead of reality stars). With this being the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the fashions were much more elaborate, putting Beatrice's wedding day fascinator to shame.

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

Patriotic hats.

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

For her hat, this woman used a 45 of one of Weird Al's songs that was not a parody.

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

The drinkin'-est gals at the race.

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

Flowers on the inside out.

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

The Queen is having so much fun!

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

The lady in the middle has SWV-length nails to match her hat.

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

Feathers arranged to look like a coiled snake.

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

This seems like a Lady Gaga brunch outfit.

The Aristocracy Shows Off Their Hats, Glorious Hats at Royal AscotS

These were the two coolest girls at the whole event.