Princess Diana’s Wimbledon Outfits All Had This Key Element

She had a strategy.

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The royal could have written a book on what to wear to Wimbledon. Her failsafe strategy: to pull elements of the power suit (a defined waist, bold shoulders, buttons details, and blazer shapes). See some of Princess Diana's Wimbledon outfits and shop similar silhouettes, ahead.

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The sports fan and revered style icon was the epitome of summer in a floral, wrap-style suit and crisp white shirt.Art SEITZ/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images


She honored on-court dress in a white pleated tennis skirt and patterned purple button-down shirt with shoulder pads.Rebecca Naden/PA Images via Getty Images


She was peachy in a fully coordinated set.Jeff Overs/BBC News & Current Affairs via Getty Images


That year, Diana looked sharp in a black and white suit dress with gold button details.Ross Kinnaird/EMPICS via Getty Images


Here, her fitted pastel suit, which was marked by popular wide lapels and an hourglass shape, looked elegant yet easy to wear.Clive Brunskill/Allsport

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Sergio Hudson
Safari Stretch-Wool Jacket
Get coordinated in a ’90s-inspired suit set by Sergio Hudson. (You can shop the matching skirt, here.)
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An underrated component of the classic power suit aesthetic is shirting, which designer Evi Grintela excels at creating on a more relaxed level. For a bolder look, swap out the matching belt on this dress for a thick, woven one in a neutral hue.
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Christopher Esber
Redux Blazer
Go all-in on the power suit look with Christopher Esber’s single-button, linen blazer and matching pants.
Veronica Beard
Hastings Dickey Jacket
If you love the blazer look but can’t bear sleeves in summer, then this Veronica Beard jacket will be perfect for you. Wear it over a tank top and with tailored white pants or a pleated midi skirt.
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Stella McCartney
Wool Blazer Mini Dress
In the interest of effortless summer dressing, you might consider a one-and-done suit dress, like this Stella McCartney number.
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Print lovers can channel Diana’s floral look with this cotton-blend blazer. Similar to her silhouette, this style allows for a defined waist thanks to a matching belt.
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