Sunday 19 November 2017

Kate V Diana: So who's the better dresser?

Diana Spencer
appropriately
donned royal blue
For her official
engagement photo
with Prince
Charles in 1981.
And almost 30
years on, Kate
kept the tradition
alive by wearing a
navy blue Issa
dress. Who wore it best? For now at least Kate is having better luck with the 'cursed' royal engagement ring.
Diana Spencer appropriately donned royal blue For her official engagement photo with Prince Charles in 1981. And almost 30 years on, Kate kept the tradition alive by wearing a navy blue Issa dress. Who wore it best? For now at least Kate is having better luck with the 'cursed' royal engagement ring.
Who wore it best? Although she looked like butter wouldn't melt, somehow we think Diana knew exactly what she was doing even back then.
Who wore it best? With Pippa as her bridesmaid, poor Kate never stood a chance against Di's memorable meringue
Twenty-seven years apart, Duchess Kate and Princess Diana are both stunning in silver. Whoworeitbest? From Jenny Packham to Alice Temperley, Kate has a wardrobe of designer dresses.
Who wore it best? Peeping out from beneath the brim with those saucer eyes, Princess Di certainly knew how to work a headpiece.
Who wore it best? Kate triumphs in the style that first caught Prince William's eye at St Andrews.
Who wore it best? For having the confidence to wear a two-piece after having two children, it's got to be yummy mummy Diana.
Deirdre Reynolds

Deirdre Reynolds

One was the Queen of People's Hearts; the other is well on her way to becoming the next People's Princess. But Princess Diana and daughter-in-law Kate Middleton have more than just Prince William in common.

Ever since the Duchess of Cambridge flashed Diana's distinctive sapphire engagement ring as the newest member of The Firm, the two women have been united in fashion as well as family.

And now the apparel parallels between Kate and Di are even more glaring at a new exhibition at the newly re-opened Kensington Palace.

Featuring five of her most famous frocks, 'Diana: Glimpses of a Modern Princess' is part of a £12m revamp of the Princess's former residence to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 Olympics.

Meanwhile, with her trademark blend of designer and high-street style, Chelsea curls and nude shoes, Kate is fast earning a reputation as one of the world's most influential fashionistas in her own right.

But can she ever step out of Diana's iconic shadow?

Irish Independent

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