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We Ranked The Crown's Best Princess Diana Fashion Moments

Check out our top 10 onscreen style moments on Emma Corrin and  Elizabeth Debicki...


Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in a blue swimsuit
Orin Carlin
Content Writer
13 November 2023
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For royal fashion fans, the return of The Crown is a veritable treat.

 When season six finally drops this week, audiences will be able to indulge in a major historical drama sesh and admire the work of the show's costume designer Amy Roberts who has been busy paying homage to the royal family's distinctive wardrobe.

 Elizabeth Debicki's highly acclaimed portrayal of Princess Diana will no doubt elicit strong opinions, but we also can't wait to see her recreate some of the style icon's best-loved looks onscreen.   

READ: 10 iconic Princess Diana street style moments

In celebration of the hit show's return, we've taken a look at some of the most unforgettable Princess Diana fashion moments from the past few seasons.

 Hello! Fashion shares The Crown's best Princess Diana fashion moments:

 10. The Yellow Dungarees

Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in yellow dungarees© Netflix / Des Willie
Season four

Steeped in playfulness, Princess Diana's yellow dungarees, rocked here by Emma Corrin and worn heaps by the princess IRL during the 1980s, feel reflective of her outwardly cheerful spirit.

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READ: How Princess Diana's style still has an impact in 2023 according to 6 fashion insiders

9. The Beaded Bodice

Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in a beaded bodice © Netflix / Keith Bernstein
Season five

The princess often turned to elegant beading for charity balls and galas, and this decadent square-neckline bodice worn by Elizabeth Debicki feels very apt.

 8. The Printed Pussybow   

Emma Corrin in white pussybow blouse as Princess Diana © Netflix / Des Willie
Season four

The attention to detail on this bird print pussybow blouse and blue skirt suit ensemble, all the way down to the sapphire ring, worn by the princess during her engagement photoshoot makes for a truly striking recreation photo.

7. The Tartan Ensemble

Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in red tartan ensemble © Netflix / Keith Bernstein
Season five

Tartan was a Princess Diana pattern classic, and this look worn by Elizabeth Debicki, including a round-neck coat and a red felt hat, feels both authentic and elegant.

 6. The Gold Dobby Spot Print

Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in red chiffon dress© Netflix / Des Willie
Season four

Featuring gold spot detailing, this red chiffon gown designed by Bellville Sassoon was worn by the princess on at least two occasions: the For Your Eyes Only premiere ahead of the royal wedding, and the following year in 1982 for a charity gala performance.

 5. The Cool-Girl Shirt

Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in blue shirt © Netflix / Keith Bernstein
Season six

 The princess loved a chic shirt moment, and this beige Ralph Lauren piece and elegant gold hoops combo feels fresh, even in 2023.

 4. The Halter Gown

Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in beaded blue dress© Netflix / Keith Bernstein
Season five

 Princess Diana famously wore a pale blue bead-encrusted halter dress by Catherine Walker at a Vanity Fair dinner held at the Serpentine Gallery and this look was repurposed for another event in the series.

3. The Blue Swimsuit

Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in a blue swimsuit © Netflix / Daniel Escale
Season six

Elizabeth recreated one of the last pictures ever taken of the princess on her Riviera holiday in a mint blue swimsuit.

2. The Ruffle Gown

Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in blue ruffle gown © Netflix / Alex Bailey
Season four

At a charity ball held in Sydney, Diana looked resplendent in a blue Bruce Oldfield gown, adorned with ruffles for a sense of movement.

1.     The Wedding Dress

Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in wedding dress© Netflix / Des Willie
Season four

For her wedding to Prince Charles in 1981, Diana wore a voluminous taffeta-silk gown designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, featuring puff sleeves, 10,000 pearls and a 25-foot train.

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