Intentionally or coincidentally, there have been many occasions when we’ve seen Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle or their own nieces, Lady Amelia and Eliza Spencer, take inspiration from Diana of Wales’s wardrobe and wear practically the same clothes the princess has worn over the decades. Worn till Earlier Although we’ve probably never seen two looks alike, worn by Lady Eliza in London and Lady Di in Perth in 1983.
Diana’s nieces, daughters of her brother Charles, have been two guests of the Chelsea Flower Show, not missing out on Kate Middleton recovering one of her prettiest pink dresses with Spanish espadrilles. If Lady Amelia opted for a Zimmermann dress, then without a doubt the one who caught all eyes was Lady Eliza Spencer, who wore white polka dots by Alessandra Rich (one of the most repeated brands in Kate’s wardrobe). The pink dress was introduced with.
Lady Eliza chose a midi-length dress with slightly puffed sleeves, a high neck, a fitted silhouette and a draped waist on the shoulders, the most frequent trick in street style to sculpt the figure. But without a doubt, the most impressive aspect of the look is its incredible similarity to the dress worn by Diana of Wales on her tour of Australia 40 years ago.
Lady Dee’s pink polka dot dress was worn by her niece, Lady Eliza Spencer
When Prince William was ten months old, Diana of Wales and Charles of England began a long tour that took them through Australia, and one stop on their western tour was in Perth. For various events in the city, Lady Di wore a design by Donald Campbell and a matching hat by John Boyd.
It was one of her most admired looks from the trip, a midi-length dress with a lapel skirt, draped details at the neck and waist, and puffed sleeves at the shoulders.
There are many similarities between the two dresses beyond the pink color and white polka dots: Both pieces have the same midi length pattern and long flared sleeves at the shoulder. And both draw attention to the same detail: the draped sash at the waist.
Lady Di in Australia in 1983 and Lady Eliza Spencer at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2023.
In addition, both Diana of Wales and Lady Eliza Spencer have worn very similar white shoes to them: pumps in Lady Di’s case, and slingbacks in her niece’s case. Undoubtedly, two looks that show that Diana of Wales’s influence in matters of style is still immense more than 25 years after her death.