Those entering the 'Royal Enclosure' are met with even stricter standards: "Strapless, off-the-shoulder, halter-neck, spaghetti straps and dresses with a strap of less than 1 inch (2.5cm) are not permitted," says the dress code for ticket holders. Dresses should not fall much higher than the knee and fascinators are banned completely (hats must be over 4 inches in diameter to be acceptable.
|Dressed in purple are the official Ascot fashion police handing out shawls and pashminas|
|Well, the headpeace matches regulations... Shame about the rest of it!|
|Again, adhering to the dress length and hat rules, but this is still a tacky crime against fashion!|
What do we think? Has the elite fashion police gone over board? Or is this necessary to protect the image of Royal Ascot?