11/07/2013 14:47 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Parisian Chic Style From The 163rd Prix De Diane Races

With Royal Ascot starting tomorrow, we're officially on hat watch and what better way to get us in the spirit than these pictures from the Prix de Diane races in Chantilly. It's no surprise that the French know how to do chic racing style, but the question is, is it better than what we'll be seeing at Ascot this week? We'll be keeping you posted on all the fashion from this year's meeting but in the meantime, here's some of the biggest and best headgear from France: