Princess Diana, known for her effortlessly chic style, set the bar of elegance high for her succeeding lady royals. That gorgeous 13-carat sapphire engagement ring isn’t the only thing the Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Diana have in common. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Princess of Wales’s death, keep reading for 12 times Kate Middleton gave her late mother-in-law a sartorial nod and took a page out of her fashion playbook.
12 Times Kate Middleton Channeled Princess Diana’s Epic Style
2. Scout’s Honor
The Duchess of Cambridge brought out her inner scout in an embroidered cloak and traditional Chitrali Scouts hat in Pakistan’s northern region just like Princess Diana did during her own visit. As the saying goes, royals of a feather Chitrali together.
7. Visions In Shalwar Kameez
During Princess Diana’s 1996 visit to Pakistan, she wore a shalwar kameez, a combination of a dress and loose pants worn by women in Pakistani culture. Twenty-three years later, Duchess Catherine followed suit…or should we say shalwar kameez.
11. Royal In Blue
During her royal tour of Scotland this year, Middleton channeled her mother-in-law by sporting a blue monochrome ensemble that reminded us of the outfit worn by the Princess of Wales during a visit to the Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children back in 1992.
12. Mums The Word (again)
While introducing her third child to the world, the duchess made sure to pay tribute to Princess Di’s chic ensemble which she wore while presenting her son Harry.
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