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Princess Diana Proves That The Chanel Skirt Suit Is A Classic Investment

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Diana was a fan of Chanel’s classic skirt suits.

Princess Diana’s wardrobe has provided endless amounts of inspiration over the years, not least because of her investment in timeless fashion. Case in point? Her love of Chanel, which she often turned to as a member of the royal family.

From the double-breasted red coat she sported during a visit to Paris in the ’80s to the baby-blue skirt suit she wore to Prince William’s confirmation, Diana opted for the French fashion house’s signatures at a number of high-profile events. On the accessories front, too, the royal was a fan of the brand’s classic flap bag and monochrome slingback pumps.

While it was reported that Diana refused to wear the Chanel logo following her separation with Prince Charles—as the double C reminded her of Charles and his then-mistress Camilla—the royal actually continued wearing the fashion house’s designs post-divorce, including on a trip to New York. 

Below, see Diana’s best Chanel looks over the years.

This article was originally published on British Vogue.

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