Though the Queen and heirs to the throne are expected to wear traditional pomp gowns and feathered headpieces for the occasion, Kate managed to avoid the chaos, pairing the simple black and white design with a black Lock & Co hat, black clutch and dangling pearl earrings. The mother-of-three wore her hair in a tidy, low bun and opted to keep her nails bare and makeup look minimal.
Queen Letizia of Spain and her husband, King Felipe, joined the British royal family for the day, with Queen Letizia matching Kate's colour palette with a high neck white dress with black polka dots and a black headband.
If this is the kind of fashion we're getting before Royal Ascot has even begun, we can hardly wait for the races.
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