One of our favorite American summer pastimes is looking at British people wearing elaborate hats.
What, that’s not an American pastime? Well, it should be, because nothing makes us feel more sophisticated than watching the Royal Ascot from across the Atlantic.
The annual horse race in Ascot, England, does have horse racing, but many people in attendance only care about the fashion. After all, if the racecourse’s strict dress code requires all ladies to wear hats, why not make it a competition?
Click through the slideshow to see the best hat photos from the 2016 Royal Ascot.