These 7 Outfit Formulas Are the Secret to Princess Diana's Iconic Style

Although Princess Diana passed years before I was born, I have always been inspired by her style. From her boxy blazers to printed sweaters, almost everything she wore is still loved and emulated in the world today. I personally resonate with her because she brought fashion-forward elements to her casual outfits as well as her more "royal" looks and never let go of her personal flair while adhering to a more formal dress code. Even when she was wearing a sweatshirt with shorts, she made sure it was a printed one and coordinated fun colors. She was known as the people's princess, and the vibrancy she held showed through her fashion choices as well. 

While Diana championed many trends in her lifetime, she also followed certain outfit formulas that she relied on—so much so that some combinations have even been connected to her all these years later. If you're looking to exemplify a little Lady Di in your outfits, the ones below are what you need to follow. 

Oversize Sweatshirt + Biker Shorts

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This simplistic outfit combo is so connected with Princess Di that hundreds of TikTok users have posted videos explaining how they think of her whenever they go out in this pairing. It's comfortable and royalty approved, so why not?

Revenge Dress

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When everyone thinks of a "revenge" dress, this black number Princess Diana wore almost always comes to mind. She always took momentous risks in her fashion choices, which made her style so iconic. As going out becomes a thing again, I'm sure we'll see plenty of similarly risqué dresses rise on the scene. 

Blazer + Jeans + Cowboy Boots

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I've worn this outfit combo multiple times, and I always get compliments and comparisons to Princess Di. It's effortlessly cool and is a look that just works every time. 

Printed Sweater + Trousers

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Princess Diana was known for her love of bright and playful sweaters—so much so that people have started collections of fun sweaters she wore in her lifetime. Rowing Blazers has collaborated with the brands that made her sweaters so you can put together an exact outfit copy today. 

Minidress + Heels

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While under royal rules, Diana often wore gowns or midi dresses, and she wore a lot of minidresses after she and Charles's separation. They were almost always paired with simple heels to match the dress, pulling everything together. 

Loose Blouse + Trousers

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I loved the puffiness of Diana's hair, and she brought the same volume to a lot of her tops. She usually matched a voluminous or loose top with fitted trousers or a pencil skirt.

Fun Skirt Suit

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Suit sets can be a little boring, but Diana's never were. She played around with fun prints, interesting textures, and contrasting colors. 

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