Princess Diana’s Wimbledon Outfits Through the Years: Peter Pan Collars, Suiting Up in the Royal Box and More Looks


During her time as a member of the British royal family, Princess Diana attended The Championships, Wimbledon on several occasions. The Grand Slam tennis tournament served as the ideal venue to showcase new additions to her royal wardrobe and the evolution of her style sensibility.

Ahead, see Princess Diana’s style at Wimbledon through the years.

1981

Tennis: Wimbledon: Lady Diana, HRH The Princess of Wales during match at All England Club. London, England 6/22/1981--7/31/1981 CREDIT: Walter Iooss Jr. (Photo by Walter Iooss Jr. /Sports Illustrated via Getty Images) (Set Number: X25769 TK1 )

Princess Diana during a match at All England Club in 1981.

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As a new member of the British royal family, Princess Diana attended the All England Club’s Wimbledon tournament in 1981. She fashioned a crisp white ensemble with the addition of a pastel jacket with shades of pink and green along with buttons running down the front placket of the garment.

1987

View of Diana, Princess of Wales (1961 - 1997) (fore center, with white collar) smiles as she watches a men's tennis match at Wimbledon, London, England, July 5, 1987. (Photo by Derek Hudson/Getty Images)

Princess Diana watches a men’s tennis match at Wimbledon, 1987.

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Years after her Wimbledon debut as a member of the British royal family, the late Princess of Wales fashioned this pink floral dress with a statement white Peter Pan collar.

1987

View of Diana, Princess of Wales (1961 - 1997) (fore center, in yellow jacket) as she applauds during a women's tennis match at Wimbledon, London, England, July 1987. (Photo by Derek Hudson/Getty Images)

Princess Diana applauds during a women’s tennis match at Wimbledon in 1987.

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Princess Diana attended Wimbledon twice in 1987. She fashioned this blue-and-black polka-dot blouse with a buttery yellow blazer for one of her two appearances.

1993

London July 4, 1993 Princess Diana at Wimbledon Tennis Mens Final. (Photo by Tom Wargacki/WireImage)

Princess Diana at Wimbledon Men’s Final in 1993.

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By the ’90s, Princess Diana had wholly embraced her power suit era. The royal fashioned this matching skirt suit look in a shade of peach with a coordinated polka-dot silk top. Diana continued the warm color motif, adding pops of metallic gold with a statement necklace, pearl earrings, rings and a watch.

1994

London,England July 3, 1994. Princess Diana at Wimbledon Mens Final. (Photo by Tom Wargacki/WireImage)

Princess Diana at Wimbledon Men’s Final in 1994.

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For her appearance at the 1994 Wimbledon tennis tournament, Princess Diana embraced a fiery red look with this sleeveless, belted dress. The dress featured four pockets with gold button embellishments and a belt that cinched the royal’s waist with gold detailing. She accessorized with gold earrings as well.

1995

9 Jul 1995: Portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales during the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in London. \ Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/Allsport

Diana, Princess of Wales during the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in 1995.

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In 1995, Princess Diana opted for a refined look for her appearance at Wimbledon. She wore this power suit with a coordinated skirt and accessorized with pearl earrings and a pearl necklace.



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