Princess Diana's 75 Best Style Moments Ever

The outfits that made her an icon.

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Innately tied to her legacy is Princess Diana's era-defying fashion sense, which evolved as she grew into her role as as a beloved public figure. Here, a look back at 75 of her chicest outfits.

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1 of 76
1988

BBTB. (Bring Back the Bolero. Please sign my petition.)

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2 of 76
1989

Not what you expected, eh? That's what makes it so great and modern, as the celebrity-off-duty look in beta. Or alpha.

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3 of 76
1992

Not an ad for Yves Saint Laurent, but very well could be.

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4 of 76
1987

Another wonderful evening option, this one with an off-the-shoulder neckline and yards of pink satin.

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5 of 76
1988

But our very favorites might be the ones in simpler silhouettes, which she tended to favor later.

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6 of 76
1985

Though velvet is never a bad idea.

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7 of 76
1981

See—more velvet. (Bruce Oldfield ain't bad either.)

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8 of 76
1987

Wowza.

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9 of 76
1983

How is this real?

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10 of 76
1991

Regal. Statuesque.

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11 of 76
1983

Versus an interesting juxtaposition—even just in her sartorial choices, she grew so much in a few years.

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12 of 76
1981

The original end-of-the-night, into-the-car pap shot.

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13 of 76
1983

Even in costume—at a Canadian barbecue, no less—she looked like a queen.

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14 of 76
1983

The sheerness makes this feel really fresh.

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15 of 76
1991

BBTH. (Bring Back the Halter. Sign my other petition.)

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16 of 76
1986

So '80s, kind of frivolous, but still marvelous.

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17 of 76
1986

Love a drop waist.

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18 of 76
1989

It might not be your first guess, but red was definitely one of Princess Di's best colors.

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19 of 76
1994

If it isn't there already, this fire Christina Stambolian number will live in the "fashion" section of your brain forever. Phew.

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20 of 76
1995

Raise your hand if you're having an extremely rough time deciding whether '80s or '90s Diana is the best.

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21 of 76
1985

This COLOR.

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22 of 76
1989

Sequins by Catherine Walker.

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23 of 76
1983

Nice color, nicer accessorizing.

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24 of 76
1997

I love this period in her style. Too chic.

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25 of 76
1985

Ideas in styling: Wearing a necklace as a headband and a massive bow on your shoulder.

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26 of 76
1981

Before it all began.

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27 of 76
1997

Versus near the too-soon end.

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28 of 76
1996

Top 10, for sure.

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29 of 76
1985

And now, let us admire some headwear, starting with schooner of a hat.

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30 of 76
1983

And this jaunty, feathery chapeau.

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