A Love Note to Princess Diana's 4 Best Winter Outfits of All Time

Princess Diana's Best Winter Coats

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When asked which celebrity has the best holiday outfits, Anna Wintour said Kate Middleton. While I certainly don't disagree, I have to say that the duchess's late mother-in-law had some stellar winter style herself. We often talk about how influential her style continues to be, and her cold-weather looks are no exception.

I did some digging to find Princess Diana's best winter outfits, and I definitely struck gold. Of course, there were the requisite prim-and-proper toppers she wore at palace-sanctioned events: a beautiful red coat, a pretty camel version, and a pale-blue one that adorably matched Prince William's coat.

But my favorite look represented Princess Diana's more casual side: a red puffer she wore while skiing in Austria in the '90s. As much as I love dissecting royal outfits at events, there's something much more revealing about seeing how they dress off duty.

Scroll down to see and shop my four favorite Princess Diana winter looks. 

Princess Diana's Best Skiing Outfit

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On a 1993 ski trip in Austria, Princess Diana looked like a pro in a chic red puffer jacket.

Princess Diana's Best Winter Outfits

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In 1985, Princess Diana knew the power of a camel coat while arriving in Melbourne.

Princess Diana's Best Winter Fashion

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Princess Diana chose a striking red coat with black lapels for an appearance in February 1984.

Royal Winter Style

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The royal and her son Prince William were adorably matching in pale-blue coats in 1987.

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