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These high street cardigans look like they came straight from Princess Diana's wardrobe 

The Chanel-style cardigan totally reminds us of Diana's iconic fashion

Karen Silas

Looks inspired by the 1980s and 1990s are a major fashion trend, and royal style icon Princess Diana's famous outfits, from puff-sleeved floral dresses to pussy-bow blouses are back and more popular than ever.

That’s why when we spotted this River Island oversized cardigan, with gold buttons and a black-and-white design that brings to mind classic Chanel, we could instantly imagine it in Diana's royal wardrobe.

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Fashion icon Princess Diana wore an oversized cardigan in London back in the late 1980s

Princess Diana was spotted wearing a similar oversized cardigan in London back in 1989 and it seems the piece is just as timeless as the royal's famous style. 

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Monochrome cardigan, £38, River Island

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There's also an & Other Stories version of the cardigan in a similar monochrome style - but hurry, it's selling quickly! 

While Diana wore her cardie with a pleated summer skirt – still an option! – we can also see this knit teamed with everything from jeans and a T-shirt to an LBD.

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Oversized Gold Button Cardigan, £85, & Other Stories

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Influencers are also rocking the look as a sweater dress, and we love that on the & Other Stories website they've taken a page from the royal style book by pairing the cardigan with Princess Diana's beloved bike shorts – a royally cool look if we've ever seen one.

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