Princess Diana’s Summer Dresses Are Sure To Spark Some Outfit Ideas This Season

Her vintage looks totally hold up.

by Jess Ferguson
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Princess Diana’s summer dress collection is packed with pieces we still want to wear today. Gather some outfit ideas for the upcoming season, here.

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Swap out your white button-down dress shirt for a polished, collared dress at work. We love how Princess Di went for an ocean-blue option, as the hue is everywhere this summer. Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images
A peter pan collar dress looks just as good today as it did on Princess Di in 1986. Shop this Red Valentino number if you’re onboard with the design.Mirrorpix/Getty Images
A tennis dress is a must have in your warm weather wardrobe if you play the sport — or simply want to tap into an athleisure vibe. Pair the silhouette with a cardigan, white sneakers, and crew socks.Princess Diana Archive/Hulton Royals Collection/Getty Images
Should you have several weddings to attend in the upcoming months, look to this gown for guidance. A strapless, floor-sweeping floral number works for even the strictest dress codes.Georges De Keerle/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
The red color trend will take off come Fall/Winter 2023, but you can start wearing this shade now. Flaunt a glittery top and skirt set like Princess Diana did to your next after hours affair.Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images
Consider coordinating pieces, like a swimsuit and a skirt for your next vacation. Together, they give the illusion of wearing a dress, but can also be broken up for extra outfit options.Tim Graham Photo Library/Getty Images
Take it from Di — a roomy pastel-colored “nap” dress is an easy one-and-done look when the temperature creeps above 80. Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images
The takeaway from this look? It’s never a bad idea to match your dress and heels.Princess Diana Archive/Hulton Royals Collection/Getty Images
So you have your go-to LDW, but what about a white option as well? This elegant little slip won’t fail you when you get a last minute invite to cocktail party with an ambiguous dress code. Tim Graham Photo Library/Getty Images
Try trading in your florals for a playful polka dot pattern in bright red, especially if it feels so unexpected and fun.Terry Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images

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