Revisit Princess Diana's Most Iconic Hat Moments

During her early years in the public eye, the Princess of Wales often added a sharp topper to finish off her look.

Though we're approaching the 21st anniversary of her death,Princess Diana's memory has lived on through her sons, her incredible humanitarian work, and, of course, her iconic style. Her sophisticated royal looks always reflected her elegance and beauty on the inside and out, and from her most casual moments to formal state events, her style serves as inspiration for today's royals and fashion designers alike. During her early years in the public eye, hats were a key part of her signature style and always polished off her looks. Here, we're taking a look back at some of her most memorable hat moments through the years.

1981: In a simple black boater while visiting Chesterfield.

1981: In a plum John Boyd hat while greeting crowds.

1982: Wearing a burgundy hat while attending the Aintree racecourse for the Grand National.

1983: Wearing a red John Boyd hat while visiting Halifax, Nova Scotia.

1983: In a baby blue cap with netted veil on a visit to Canada.

1983: Wearing a deep blue wide brim topper with a feather at her birthday celebration in Canada.

1983: In an off-white net and floral hat in Tasmania.

1983: In a traditional Klondike-style outfit while visiting Fort Edmonton in Canada.

1983: In Ottawa, Canada wearing a simple blue boater.

1983: Wearing a striking black-and-white boater hat at a garden party in New Zealand.

1983: In bubblegum pink at the Sydney Opera House.

1983: In a simple white cap while touring New Zealand.

1983: In a veiled John Boyd fascinator while attending a ceremony in Tasmania.

1983: In a bright pink silk fascinator by John Boyd while visiting Perth, Australia.


1983: Attending a charity concert at the Royal Albert Hall in a hunter-green circle cap.

1983: In a jaunty red-and-white hat while visiting Canada.

1984: In a bold black-and-red veiled cap.

1985: Arriving in Sardinia, Italy wearing a structured lavender pillbox.

1985: Wearing a flying saucer style-hat by Frederick Fox while on a tour of Anzio, Italy.

1985: In a blush John Boyd hat while touring gardens in Sicily.

1985: In a white sailor-inspired hat while on a boat in La Spezia, Italy.

1985: In a blue-and-black color-block Bruce Oldfield hat.

1986: In a head-to-toe polka dot look while watching The Derby in Epsom, Surrey.

1986: At Heathrow Airport in an intricate navy-and-white saucer hat.

1986: Wearing a baby blue pillbox while touring Canada.

1986: In a blue-and-white patterned hat during a trip to Canada.

1987: In a pale blue-and-white wide-brim on her way to Easter services.

1988: In a green-and-white wide-brimmed hat while holding son Prince Harry at the Trooping of the Colour.

1988: In a dramatic black-veiled Viv Knowlands top hat while in Paris.

1988: In a traditional sailor-style suit and hat by Graham Smith.

1988: Arriving at The Royal Ascot in a graphic navy-and-white wide-brim hat.

1989: Wearing a pink-and-orange Philip Somerville hat in Kuwait City.

1989: In a blue-and-white Philip Somerville turban hat.

1990: Arriving at a service at St. Paul's Cathedral in a baby-pink-and-white plaid hat.

1990: In a pink-and-purple upside down-brim hat.

1991: In a cream Philip Somerville capello romano hat on a visit to Lincolnshire.


1991: Wearing a brown-and-white hat designed by Marina Killery at an event in London.

1992: Wearing a turquoise-accented sun hat while on a visit to Egypt.

1993: Wearing a broad-brimmed Mad hatter-inspired topper with netted veil on Christmas day in London.

1994: Wearing a purple-and-black netted Philip Somerville hat white attending a ceremony in Green Park, London.

1995: With Prince Harry in a navy-and-white structured top hat.

From: Harper's BAZAAR US

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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