There’s no denying that Princess Diana had a very close relationship with her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. But apparently, the boys were also likely involved in approving the Princess of Wales’s ensembles.
Royally Obsessed podcast hosts Roberta Fiorito and Rachel Bowie recently sat down to discuss a variety of the princess’s best looks. During the chat, they revealed the small role her young sons played when it came to dressing the princess.
As it turns out, William and Harry weren’t always necessarily there with her picking things to wear. That part of the job was left up to Princess Diana and her team of stylists (considering the dynamic is very personal between the wearer and the maker). However, per the podcast, because she was so open and loving with the boys, it was highly possible that they were present as she was getting ready.
This means that the two princes were most likely able to give their 'approval' before their mother stepped out into the limelight. Perhaps they were even part of the process where Diana videotaped herself in each ensemble and watched it back (the ultimate style hack).
According to the royal podcast, the video technique was about nailing the details, such as turning her head the right way to capture her best angles (because everyone has a better side, even Diana). She would also switch shoulders when she did an off the shoulder. The ultimate goal was to see what the photographers were going to see before she stepped in front of the cameras.
Between William, Harry, her team of stylists and her video camera, it’s no wonder Diana has gone down as one of the most fashionable royals in history.