The Princess Diana Capsule: Everything She Would Still Wear in 2019
It doesn't take very much to see why Princess Diana has been earning more time in the spotlight lately. There's always been an uncanny fascination around the royal family, and with the press following Meghan and Harry's every move post-wedding, it's reached a fever pitch. Our curiosity extends even further to every other member of the royal family, past and present. It's the reason nostalgic photos of Princess Diana outfits keeps popping up all over Instagram.
The Princess of Wales was a style icon of her generation, and while her outfits will always be celebrated, the particular silhouettes she was wearing back then have never been more relevant than they are today. Thanks to the revival of all things '80s fashion, Lady Di's wardrobe seems to have predicted a number of 2019 trends that, were she around today, she'd surely be wearing.
From her version of the perfect party dress to the denim trend she predicted decades ago, keep reading to see how Princess Diana wore 2019's biggest trends first and better.
Baroque Pearl Jewelry
It just so happens that Instagram's prettiest jewelry trend was a Princess Diana favorite. Whether adorned on drop earrings or strung on a choker necklace, baroque pearls are the one trend that's proving to be as timely as it is timeless.
Light-wash jeans are the denim trend that seems to rotate in and out of style every few seasons. News flash: They're on the come up once again, and Princess Diana found the chicest way to style them with a crisp white button-down and leather accessories. If you find yourself shying away from the polarizing wash, let Lady Di's ensemble serve as all the inspo you need.
O.G. Bike Shorts
Princess Diana is basically a modern-day athleisure icon at this point. She was constantly spotted heading to and from the gym in an array of pastel-colored bike shorts, the trend the fashion world can't stop buzzing about in 2019. She usually styled them with oversize sweatshirts, crew socks, and chunky-soled sneakers—a combo we've probably all worn with the trendy shorts.