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Princess Diana’s Festive Easter Looks Through the Years: Colorful Catherine Walker Coats, Pastel Skirt Suits and More

More than 25 years after her death, Princess Diana’s legacy lives on through her style. Between royal engagements and worldwide tours, her fashions have been a source of perpetual inspiration — and the Princess’ Easter style is no exception.

Before her divorce from King Charles III in 1996, Diana attended several Easter services at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, a popular royal tradition. Ahead, WWD looks back at her festive ensembles just in time for the holiday.

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1983

easter outfit fashion style, ALBURY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 03: Diana, Princess of Wales, wearing a blue and pink floral quilted jacket designed by Miss Antoinette with a turquoise silk dress designed by Jan van Velden and a matching hat with a ribbon streamer, meets children on Easter Sunday at St Matthew's Anglican Church on April 3, 1983 in Albury, Australia. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Diana, Princess of Wales meets children on Easter Sunday in 1983 in Albury, Australia.

During a visit to Australia, Princess Diana celebrated Easter in a floral quilted jacket by Miss Antoinette, pairing it with a turquoise silk dress and matching hat by Jan Van Velden. The royal completed her look with a pair of leather kitten heels.

1986

easter outfit fashion style, Diana, Princess of Wales  (1961 - 1997) leaves St George's Chapel in Windsor after the Easter service, wearing a suit by Caroline Charles, May 1986.  (Photo by Terry Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)
Diana, Princess of Wales leaves St. George’s Chapel after Easter services in 1986.

Princess Diana accessorized her dark violet Caroline Charles skirt suit, which featured embroidery and puff sleeves, with a matching pillbox hat and a pair of black leather riding boots.

1987

easter outfit fashion style, WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 19:  Diana, Princess Of Wales, With Her Son, Prince William And Her Nephew, Peter Phillips, On Their Way To Easter Service.  The Princess Is Wearing A Pale Blue Coat Designed By Catherine Walker Who Made A Similar One For Prince William  (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
Diana, Princess of Wales with Prince William and her nephew, Peter Phillips, attend church at St. George’s Chapel on Easter in 1987.

The Princess of Wales coordinated with her son, Prince William, in a pale blue double-breasted Catherine Walker coat with ivory trim. Diana added on a wide brim hat, white stockings, ivory leather gloves and matching pumps.

1988

easter outfit fashion style, Zara Phillips with her cousin, Prince William, and his mother,  Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997), attending the Easter service at Windsor, Berkshire, England, Great Britain, 3 April 1988. (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images
Diana, Princess of Wales, Zara Tindall and Prince William attend an Easter church service at St. George’s Chapel in 1988.

Princess Diana’s khaki skirt suit consisted of a cropped double-breasted blazer with bold shoulders and a pencil skirt featuring a scalloped hemline. She matched the black buttons on her jacket to a large clutch, leather pumps and a wide brim hat, topping off her look with sheer stockings.

1989

British royal Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997), wearing a red coat with black lapels and a black hat, and Prince William attend the Easter service at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, 26th March 1989. (Photo by Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)
Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince William attend an Easter church service at St. George’s Chapel in 1989.

Princess Diana attended Easter services in 1989 wearing a red single-breasted coat with puff sleeves and black lapels. Underneath, she sported a polka-dot, tie-neck blouse and a black pencil skirt, adding on sheer stockings, a wide-brim hat and patent leather pumps.

1991

easter outfit fashion style, catherine walker coat dress,  Diana, Princess of Wales  (1961 - 1997) with her son Prince Harry and the Duchess of York at St George's Chapel, Windsor, for the Easter service, 31st March 1991.   (Photo by Jayne Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)
Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince William leave St. George’s Chapel after Easter services in 1991.

The Princess of Wales’ pink and white checkered Catherine Walker coat dress featured pearlescent buttons. Diana’s accessories included a matching hat with a netted veil, sheer stockings, ivory pumps and a matching clutch.

Princess Diana’s Easter Outfits: All the Looks [PHOTOS]

ALBURY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 03: Diana, Princess of Wales, wearing a blue and pink floral quilted jacket designed by Miss Antoinette with a turquoise silk dress designed by Jan van Velden and a matching hat with a ribbon streamer, meets children on Easter Sunday at St Matthew's Anglican Church on April 3, 1983 in Albury, Australia. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Diana, Princess of Wales  (1961 - 1997) leaves St George's Chapel in Windsor after the Easter service, wearing a suit by Caroline Charles, May 1986.  (Photo by Terry Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)
Diana, Princess of Wales (1961 - 1997) leaves St George's Chapel in Windsor after the Easter service, wearing a suit by Caroline Charles, May 1986. (Photo by Terry Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 19:  Diana, Princess Of Wales, With Her Son, Prince William And Her Nephew, Peter Phillips, On Their Way To Easter Service.  The Princess Is Wearing A Pale Blue Coat Designed By Catherine Walker Who Made A Similar One For Prince William  (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 19: Diana, Princess Of Wales, With Her Son, Prince William And Her Nephew, Peter Phillips, On Their Way To Easter Service. The Princess Is Wearing A Pale Blue Coat Designed By Catherine Walker Who Made A Similar One For Prince William (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)

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1992

easter outfit fashion style, Princess Diana and her son Prince William leaving Windsor Chapel after the traditional Easter service, April 1992. They are both holding Easter eggs that had been given to them. (Photo by Jayne Fincher/Getty Images)
Prince William and Princess Diana leave St. George’s Chapel after Easter services in 1992.

Princess Diana donned a pastel yellow suit featuring a pleated midi skirt. She added on a matching black hat laced with yellow ribbon, sheer black stockings and pumps with gold embellishments, which coordinated with her jewelry.

Launch Gallery: Princess Diana's Easter Outfits: All the Looks [PHOTOS]

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