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Royal Ascot

Racing Heads to Kentucky Derby & Beyond

Liz O'Connell | Posted 06.27.2015 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

How can it be? The Kentucky Derby 2015 is upon us. The preps are done and the scores have been racked up to identify the 20 horses that will explode out of the starting gate next Saturday.

On Fridays Queen Elizabeth Wears Pink

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.20.2014 | Style

Queen Elizabeth II has rightfully taken back the royal spotlight from her overall-wearing great grandson, Prince George, and the newly-minted Queen Le...

An American Undercover at Ascot

Jessica Pan | Posted 08.18.2014 | Women
Jessica Pan

"This year, I saw someone in six-inch sparkly stilettos," she says, shaking her head. "This is a daytime horse race, not a nightclub." Rachel and I nod in agreement, as if the sparkly stilettos also offended us at this, the first horserace either of us has ever attended.

Future Positive for No Nay Never

Liz O'Connell | Posted 04.27.2014 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

No Nay Never winning the Norfolk Stakes, Royal Ascot. Joel Rosario up (Photo courtesy of Coolmore Stud) On the last day of Keeneland's 2013 Spring...

PICS: British Champion's Day Brings Queen Elizabeth, Princess Beatrice To Royal Ascot

Posted 10.20.2013 | Style

If we hosted an event called "British Champion's Day," it'd probably involve some sort of style awards. While the actual event involves horse racing a...

BEWARE, RACE GOERS: Royal Ascot Hats, Outfits Must Follow Updated Dress Code

Reuters | Belinda Goldsmith | Posted 08.20.2013 | Style

By Belinda Goldsmith ASCOT, England (Reuters) - Big hats and fancy frocks are an integral part of Royal Ascot and organizers of Britain...

PHOTOS: Royals Hit Up The Royal Ascot In Style

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.21.2013 | Style

The awesome hat event -- er, Royal Ascot is here! Each year, we look forward to seeing royals and commoners alike donning their finest headgear an...

Would You Wear A Birdcage As A Hat? | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From Fashionista We just can't get enough of fascinators. They're just so... fascinating. And though these festive toppers haven't quite caught o...

And They're Off! Royal Ascot, 2012

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 08.27.2012 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Okay, so I'm a royalist. I admit it. Simply put, I love tradition, and nowhere else in the world can you find such pageantry and history and tradition as in London.

PHOTOS: The Wildest Royal Ascot Hats

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.24.2012 | Style

The Royal Ascot has come to a close, which means that it's time to reflect on what we consider the most important component of the British affair: the...

PHOTOS: The Wildest Royal Ascot Hats

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The Royal Ascot has come to a close, which means that it's time to reflect on what we consider the most important component of the British affair: the...

No More Fascinators?!

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2012 | Style

Ascot Racecourse today announced a new dress code for the Royal Meeting, which is held between 19 to 23 June. The new guidance was issued today aft...

2012 in Under 365 Words

Liz O'Connell | Posted 02.20.2012 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

May: Starts with the Derby, ends with the Met Mile. After watching Shackelford's gritty run in the 2011 Derby, he was my 2012 Met Mile horse. I haven't changed my mind. Hope it happens.

PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth II's Frothy Pink Topper

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.22.2011 | Style

In our continuing coverage of what is on Queen Elizabeth II's head (see: hat-scarf combo, hairnet), we are happy to report that the pale pink confecti...

iPad Hat Spotted At Royal Ascot (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 08.15.2011 | Style

Princess Beatrice kept it pretty low-key at the Royal Ascot, wearing a wide-brimmed hat that paled in comparison to her reindeer-meets-pretzel royal w...

Princess Beatrice & Princess Eugenie Step Out To Royal Ascot (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 08.14.2011 | Style

Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie of York both stepped out to the opening day of the Royal Ascot in England on Tuesday. Beatrice kept it surpris...

Royal Respect, Black Ascot, 100 Years Ago!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

A highpoint of the British social season for two centuries, Royal Ascot represents a glittering legacy.

Royal Ascot Hats: The CRAZIEST Headgear From Days 2 And 3 (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Royal Ascot is as famous for its ridiculous hats as it is for its horse races. We've already showed you some of the craziest looks from Day 1, and...

Royal Ascot Hats: From Frilly & Flowered To German Flags, Whose Is The Most Ridiculous? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Tuesday marked the first day of the Royal Ascot horse races in England--a five day, thirty-race celebration. In traditional fashion, those at the trac...

All British People Looking Stupid All The Time: HuffPost's Caption Contest! (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: Three young racegoers pose with their hats designed as Quality Street chocolates during Ladies Day, the third day of Royal Ascot, in...

Royals At The Races! Horses And Hats At The Royal Ascot (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The British descended upon Berkshire on Tuesday as the Royal Ascot horse race began, bringing together everyone from Queen Elizabeth II to American Id...