What We Can All Learn From Princess Diana’s Recycled Wardrobe
The Duchess of Cambridge is known for wearing and re-wearing outfits, but her late mother-in-law first championed recycled outfits, sometimes repurposing the outfit all together.
Since entering the spotlight, the Duchess of Cambridge has never shied away from outfit repeating – re-wearing pieces she first wore back in 2011 and 2012. Yet the Princess of Wales was first to outfit repeat, re-working certain dresses, jackets and skirts into new looks altogether.
Here are her best recycled looks:
1) The Peplum Dress
Rewearing this Victor Edelstein polka dress, Diana repurposed the peplum skirt section just one year apart. First wearing the dress to an equestrian event in 1986, on the right the new and improved version took centre stage at a Polo game one year later.