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See the kookiest hats from the Royal Ascot 2013

Leave it to the U.K. to show off the finest fascinators. At the Royal Ascot horse races, held from June 18-22, fashionistas and racegoers went all out with their wild and creative hats. Take a look at the most elaborate caps:

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    The Royal Ascot races has Britain's fashion risk-takers and racegoers going all out with their elaborate and creative hats. Take a look at this year's best selection.

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    The Royal Ascot races, held June 18-22, has Britain's fashion risk-takers and racegoers going all out with their wacky, elaborate and creative hats. Take a look at this year's best selection:

    Racegoers pose for photographers as they arrive for Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot, southern England, on June 20.

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    A vocal group poses for the media on the third day, traditionally known as Ladies Day, of the Royal Ascot horse races.

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    A visitor with a fancy feather hat poses for photographers during Ladies' Day of the Royal Ascot races.

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  • Image: A guide dog for the blind wears a hat as it arrives with its owner on Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot

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    Gone to the dogs -

    A guide dog for the blind wears a colorful hat as it arrives with its owner at the Royal Ascot horse racing festival.

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    Leggo my hat -

    A racegoer shows off her creative hat for Ladies' Day.

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    A racegoer arrives for Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot horse racing festival.

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    Going in circles -

    Wei Lin from Taiwan wears an ornate hat at the Royal Ascot races on June 20.

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  • Image: A racegoer arrives for Ladies' Day wearing a hat inspired by the forthcoming royal baby at the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot

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    Royal baby fever -

    A racegoer arrives wearing a hat inspired by the forthcoming royal baby.

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    A racegoer, wearing an eloborate garden-inspired hat, poses at the Royal Ascot races.

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    Taking flight -

    A racegoer arrives for Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot races.

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    A woman poses in a bird-adorned hat during the third day of Royal Ascot races on June 20.

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    A visitor with a transportation-inspired hat poses for photographers during Ladies' Day.

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    Ships ahoy -

    A racegoer arrives for Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot races.

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    Chandelier -

    Larisa Katz poses for the media wearing an ornate hat at the Royal Ascot races on June 20.

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  • Image: Racegoer Susan Leuchars arrives for Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot

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    Flower power -

    Racegoer Susan Leuchars arrives for Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot races.

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    Nothing mellow about this yellow -

    Florence Claridge poses for the media in a yellow hat at the Royal Ascot races on June 19.

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    Birds of a feather -

    A racegoer arrives at the Royal Ascot races on June 19.

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  • Image: Racegoer wears an equine-themed hat on the second day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot in southern England

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    A racegoer wears an equine-themed hat at the Royal Ascot races on June 19.

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    Pretty in pink -

    Ashleigh Johns wears an ornate feather-based hat on the second day of the Royal Ascot races, June 19.

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  • Image: A man wears a hat made of flowers on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot

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    Leave it to me -

    A man wears a hat made of flowers and leaves at the Royal Ascot races on June 18..

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    Conehead -

    Hat designer Tracy Rose poses for a photograph during the first day of Royal Ascot races on June 18.

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    All smiles -

    Members of The Tootsie Rolls, a retro girl band, pose for pictures during the second day of Royal Ascot races, on June 19.

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    Pops of color -

    Racegoers walk along the street as they arrive at the Royal Ascot races on June 18.

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