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Royal Ascot 2017 Ladies Day

Published 1536 GMT (2336 HKT) June 22, 2017
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It's Ladies Day at Royal Ascot and extravagant hats are a must for anyone hoping to make a statement, or catch a photographer's eye. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
The five-day Royal Ascot meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar and has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711. Jack Taylor/Getty Images
A little birdie told us that this is a picture of Paula Gibson from Argentina, who poses with her floral hat as she attends the third day of the five-day meeting. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/Getty Images
Around 300,000 visitors are expected to attend the prestigious event which offers $6.97 million in prize money. Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images
Racegoers arrive on day 3 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 22, 2017 in Ascot, England. The five-day Royal Ascot meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar and has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711. Jack Taylor/Getty Images
Plenty of celebrities attend this high-society event, such as Russian model Natalia Capchuk who is dressed in pink for Ladies Day. Brian Lawless/PA Wire
Racegoers attend Ladies Day at the Royal Ascot horse racing meet, in Ascot, west of London, on June 22, 2017. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
Approximately 400 helicopters and 1,000 limos descend on Royal Ascot every year for an event which is attended by people from all around the world. John Walton/PA Wire/PA Wire
Barbra Studwick wears a white and feather ornate hat on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting, which is traditionally known as Ladies Day, in Ascot, England Thursday, June 22, 2017. Alastair Grant/AP
Plenty of food and drink will be consumed over the five days. There are more than 100 bars and food outlets around the racecourse, and 247 private boxes. Jack Taylor/Getty Images
Queen Elizabeth II and her son Prince Andrew, Duke of York, attended the third day of racing. Bookies' have been taking bets each day on the color of Her Majesty's outfits. Chris Jackson/Getty Images