Definition of fascinator
1 : one that fascinates
2 : a woman's lightweight head scarf usually of crochet or lace
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Men came dressed in tailcoats and top hats, while women paired fascinators with colorful dresses.
Dresses or skirts must fall just above the knee or lower, shoulder straps should be one inch or greater, hats (not fascinators) -- which must be worn -- must have a base of four inches (10cm) or greater, and no midriffs must be shown.
The Duchess of Cambridge stepped to the Royal Ascot today elegantly donning a white lace dress by Alexander McQueen, paired with a matching fascinator and pearl drop earrings.
A sinamay crosshatch pillbox was followed by a feather flower fascinator.
There were crinoline explosions and Panama teardrops, tiny little fascinators and huge brimmed sunbonnets.
Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool/AP Pippa wore a high-collar lace gown with an open back designed by Giles Deacon on her big day, while her sister Kate Middleton wore a dusty pink Alexander McQueen dress with a matching fascinator.
Men were in morning suits and top hats – while some wore kilts – while women donned dresses and wore hats and fascinators.
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