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Princess Diana's Chanel cardigan just got a high street makeover

Chanel-inspired 1980s oversized cardigans are hot for autumn - and they totally remind us of Diana's iconic fashion wardrobe!

Karen Silas

Looks inspired by the 1980s and 1990s are a major fashion trend and royal style icon Princess Diana's famous outfits, from white jeans to pie crust collars, are back and more popular than ever.

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That’s why when we spotted this & Other Stories oversized cardigan, with gold buttons and a 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 loved oversized cardigans - like this stripey look she wore 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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Oversized Gold Button Cardigan in dark blue, £85/$119, & Other Stories


While Diana wore her cardie with a pleated skirt, we can also see this knit teamed with everything from jeans and a T-shirt to pencil skirts and dresses. And we also love the look in pink!

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Oversized Gold Button Cardigan in pink and cream, £85/$119, & Other Stories


Princess Diana was also a fan of red houndstooth (as is daughter-in-law the Duchess of Cambridge), which is why this fun 1980s-style cardigan in a bold red check caught our eye, too. And even better, it comes in plus size as well.

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Red bouclé cardigan, £70/$130, River Island


Influencers are also rocking oversized retro cardigans as sweater dresses, and you can even pair the cardigan with Princess Diana's beloved bike shorts – a royally cool outfit if we've ever seen one.

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