According to the Telegraph, 30 dress code assistants will distribute fascinators (note: not allowed in the royal enclosure but permissible in the grandstand), pashminas, and ties to the “inappropriately attired.” A spokesman for the Royal Ascot remarked, “We have absolutely thousands of fascinators. There will be a full range because we know ladies won’t want to wear a pink hat with an outfit that doesn’t suit, for example … [But] they are not designer items and they are not going to win any fashion awards.” It’s the thought that counts.
ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: Young racegoers revel after the last race on Ladies Day at Royal Ascot on June 16, 2011 in Ascot, England. The five-day meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar, with 2011 marking the 300th anniversary of the annual event. Horse racing has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Photo: Dan Kitwood/2011 Getty Images