11/07/2013 18:49 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

The Queen Attends Ladies' Day In Mint Green - Hot, Cool, Lukewarm?

The Queen defied expectations (and by expectations we mean the bookies' odds) by wearing mint green for her appearance at Ladies Day at Royal Ascot.

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HM was expected to wear blue for the third day of racing but was spotted flaunting the green ensemble as she arrived with her husband Prince Philip. Their entrance was as low key as you might expect:

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So, what's the verdict?

And what waas everyone else wearing?