Princess Diana’s legendary sense of style is remembered and celebrated to this day for many reasons. Her wedding dress was simply iconic; his appreciation for printed sweaters continues to inspire; and she managed to don a sailor costume on several occasions, as only a real princess could. But one of Diana’s biggest dress signatures was her love of blazers.
From formal occasions to casual outings, Diana has never failed to impress in a chic jacket. In fact, the Princess of Wales made blazers an instant style staple for fabulous women around the world – and it’s a trend Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have continued today.
Here, take a look through the archive of Diana’s most memorable blazer moments.
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This look was all about statement details: Princess Diana paired the bright red blazer with a polka dot blouse and black hat. She wore this set on a royal tour of Canada in June 1983.
Diana’s love for peas continued for years to come. For a royal visit to British Columbia in May 1986, Diana opted for a daring jumpsuit: she wore a patterned blouse and blazer.
Diana wore a peach blazer with a perfectly coordinated hat and bag on a visit to the Tokyo parliament in May 1986. It was simply monochrome style at its best.
Diana wore an oversized white blazer paired with a striped Catherine Walker’s dress as she walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 1987.
Diana had a pink moment on a trip to Sydney, Australia in January 1988. The princess chose a cropped pink blazer, matching skirt and a pair of bold sunglasses for this outing.
The princess opted for an iconic color scheme – all in black and white – for a glitzy event at the National Gallery in London in March 1988.
Diana wore this white double-breasted blazer to a summer polo match in Windsor in July 1987.
It’s proof that an oversized blazer will never go out of style. Diana wore this cream number on a sweater with the London Underground symbol when she participated in the London Marathon in April 1988.
Diana’s school uniform featured a chic spin of blazers. For this milestone day, Diana chose a slightly cropped blazer: she and Prince William accompanied Prince Harry to his first day of preschool in September 1988.
Why yes you can style sweatpants with a blazer! Diana wore this roomy black blazer with a baseball cap, cowboy boots and casual white sweatshirts for out of school in April 1989.
A return to Diana’s favorite motif: polka dots. She wore this peach polka dot blazer in July 1989.
Diana chose an oversized blazer in a classic plaid print for an outing with her sister, Lady Sarah McCorquodale, in September 1989.
A very happy Diana styled this all-pink ensemble with a striking red bag for a visit to the Theater Museum in London in September 1990.
The combination of navy blue and black is an undeniably timeless combination. Diana wore this navy blazer with gold buttons over an elegant black dress during an outing in Oxford in November 1990.
A red check blazer is a perfect choice for the holidays. Diana took that choice to a horse show over the holiday season in December 1990.
The princess had a purple-on-purple moment in this look, worn at Heathrow Airport in April 1991.
Diana chose a classic striped blazer for a flowery stroll in Sheffield in July 1991.
A pink and green moment is so T&C. Diana wore this chic tone-on-tone suit during a visit to Babington Hospital in April 1992.
Diana opted for this mint green blazer to kick off a ski vacation with Prince William. The mother-son duo were pictured here arriving at Zurich Airport in March 1993.
LBD, meet the classic red blazer. Diana wowed in this head-turning outfit combination in March 1993.
In March 1993, Diana wore this cute pink blazer over a polka dot dress while visiting a school in Nepal.
In Cardiff in June 1993, Diana opted for a foolproof outfit combination: a navy and white patterned dress paired with a white blazer.
Diana took this menswear-inspired look to the next level by teaming her blazer with a tie. She wore the set to visit her newborn nephew, Louis Spencer, in the hospital in March 1994.
A relaxed Diana wore an oversized blazer to watch the British Grand Prix in July 1994.
Even Princess Diana’s laid-back urban style was top notch. In October 1994, the Princess was spotted wearing this olive green blazer over an all-white look while shopping in London.
Diana paired a black blazer with gold buttons with a cream turtleneck for a visit to Centrepoint in January 1995.
Dropping out of school is a (royal) family affair, with blazers everywhere! Diana dressed in a royal blue blazer on Prince William’s first day at Eton in September 1995.
Pretty pastel: Diana wore this pale purple blazer over a black turtleneck in September 1995.
In April 1997, Diana wore one of her most iconic looks – a blue Versace blazer and matching skirt – while visiting the Royal Brompton Hospital.
In August 1997, Diana wore a classic navy blue blazer with gold buttons when arriving at Sarajevo airport on a landmine awareness trip.
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