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How Kate Middleton's Fascinators Have Inspired Hollywood

Celebrity Style Apr. 26, 2012 AT 11:04AM
View PicsKate Middleton and Kim Kardashian Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian Credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth/WPA Pool/Getty; JB Lacroix/WireImage.com

Hats off!

Since she officially became a royal last year when she married Prince William on April 29 -- Happy Anniversary! -- Kate Middleton has made a big impact on fashion from her nude pumps to ladylike dresses. And even Hollywood has taken notice.

Several stars have been inspired to accessorize with fun fascinators, just like Kate.

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Kim Kardashian showed up at Perez Hilton's birthday bash in Los Angeles March 24 sporting a playful black fascinator adorned with a silver ribbon design atop her long brunette hair.

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Like Kardashian's design, fascinators became popular in the early 20th century and are often worn to the side or the front of the forehead, making the accessory look oddly bird-like at times.

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