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Royal Ascot is again for 2022 and the friends look happier than ever to be returning to the famed equestrian occasion – the primary one with a full attendance since 2019.
Each June, celebrities and members of the royal household are noticed having fun with the proceedings within the sunshine. It is a well-known incontrovertible fact that Her Majesty herself is a giant fan of the races, and has received round £7 million from horse racing over the previous three a long time (look again on the Queen having fun with the Royal Ascot through the years, right here).
Although the Queen herself wasn’t introduced on the opening day at Ascot this yr, she launched a press release saying how “delighted” she was to welcome the crowds again. “I’ve been most grateful for the continued kindness proven to me by the racing group,” she stated. “I hope you all have an gratifying and memorable time, and I want connections of the horses operating this week the easiest of luck.”
After all, the races have at all times acted as a showcase for not solely the horses and jockeys however for friends to put on their favorite frocks and finery. And, whereas the developments might change with each passing yr, the principles stay the identical within the royal enclosure: hems have to be knee-length or longer, shoulders must be sufficiently lined and above all, don’t, underneath any circumstances, arrive and not using a hat. In the event you’re attending this yr, learn our information on the very best British milliners to make sure you look the half.
In the event you love seeing what friends are sporting to the races, then sit again and chill out (maybe with a glass of champagne) to look by means of the very best fashion noticed at this yr’s Royal Ascot – and, if you would like extra Ascot pleasure, then discover how races vogue has modified through the years.