We've waxed poetic before about Princess Diana and her style from the '80s and '90s. There are few other women whose style has held the same level of influence over generations past and present as the princess of Wales herself. Among the many (and we mean many) outfits she's remembered for, the polished skirt suit was her most iconic silhouette. In fact, she wore skirt suits so frequently that now we instantly think of her when we see others wearing the look.
Case in point: Priyanka Chopra just wore a chic tweed skirt suit, and it has Princess Di written all over it. While out in NYC, the actress put a very 2019 spin on the polished ensemble, opting for a suit with an asymmetrical neckline, which she styled with a pair of princess-worthy PVC-and-crystal pumps and a metallic Fendi baguette bag. Chopra is known for her classic style that always has a trend-driven bent to it, so it comes as no surprise she'd make the old-school ensemble look so cool for the present-day.
And she may be onto something. We spotted a handful of similarly Princess Diana–inspired looks on the street during Paris Fashion Week, and now that the style is celebrity-approved by Chopra, we bet the classic look will only gain more popularity. Keep reading to see how Chopra's outfit compares to the O.G. and then shop modern-day skirt suits.
Priyanka Chopra, 2019
Gotham/GC Images/Getty Images
On Priyanka Chropa: Ralph & Russo tweed skirt suit; Sergio Rossi Milano Plexi and Crystal Pumps ($750); Fendi baguette bag; Chopard diamond earrings; Thierry Lasry sunglasses
Princess Diana, 1995
Keith Waldegrave/Associated Newspapers/Shutterstock