5 times Princess Diana predicted 2017's hit runway looks
The Princess of Wales slayed Balenciaga's dad fashion and Gucci's kitsch more than three decades ago today
We'll cut to the chase. Yes, Princess Diana never played by the rules. As a royal, her low-cut dresses shocked nations; her sheer skirts — a "take that" to the Queen of England — not only an unabashed rebellion against her adopted family, but also the customs of the court. As the Internet ploughs through the princess's style lexicon in light of the upcoming two-decade anniversary of her untimely passing, we too, scanned Getty Images for her best ensembles.
Our discovery, along with pages and pages of results attesting to the undeniable truth that is Princess Diana's fashion foresight (many of her looks still an inspiration to many, including Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge) was that Princess Diana's outfits from the '80s bore certain likeness and oft time uncanny resemblance to spring/summer's key exits.
Decades prior to fashion week's usual street style suspects parade of the season's hero runway looks earlier this year, Princess Diana called dibs on the trends making headlines in 2017. Take that, take two. Take a gander below.