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Princess Diana's Top 10 Sailor Suit-Inspired Fashion Moments
The British royal family didn't just perfect the art of wearing sailor suit-inspired styles—they invented it. The first-ever such piece dates back to the 19th century, when Queen Victoria dressed her eldest son, Prince Albert Edward, in a suit inspired by the uniforms worn by the Royal Navy. In the decades to come, it would become a staple for British nobles of all ages—including for none other than Princess Diana, one of the most indelible royal style icons. Below, check out 10 of the Princess of Wales's most memorable sailor dress outfits.
The Princess of Wales had a penchant for nautical designs—a trend that experts say was sparked by Queen Victoria.