So it makes perfect sense that since Diana’s style has made an everlasting impression on us all—her go-to outfits for a day at Royal Ascot are totally worth taking inspiration from in 2019. What to wear to the races can be a tricky outfit dilemma, especially when dress codes and formal traditions come into play. But follow Diana’s lead, and you’ll be styling up endless looks from polka dots and pencil skirts to statement hats in no time.
Keep scrolling to see our pick of Princess Diana’s best Royal Ascot outfits, with all the shopping you need down below.
Royal Ascot, 1988
Polka dots head to toe.
Royal Ascot, 1997
It was a big year for accessories in ’97—just check out the floral trimmings on that straw boater.