She especially loves taking inspiration from her iconic fashion sense.
In Omid Scobie’s new book, ‘Endgame’, it suggests that Kate and Meghan were encouraged to dress like Diana so her ‘shine could rub off on them’ and the evidence speaks for itself.
He added, “During the past thirteen years, Diana cosplay has become a royal staple.”
From gowns to airport outfits to royal visits Diana’s done it all and Kate’s done it again.
The two both look absolutely stunning in all the outfits with Diana opting for a more masculine take on her choices as opposed to Kate’s ultra-feminine silhouettes.
These photos showcase all the times Kate has recreated her late mother-in-law’s iconic fashion moments:
A very similar outing in a very similar outfit.
Diana wore this gorgeous violet blue coat during a visit to Leckhampton in Gloucestershire in 1984.
Kate wore a similar get-up at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham estate in 2019.
These deep purple looks are both absolutely gorgeous and showcase their style differences.
Diana wore the matching set in St. Albans in 1988 and Kate at The Royal Opera House in 2019.
Kate took a page out of Diana’s book for this gorgeous red houndstooth look.
These navy polka-dot dresses are almost identical!
Princess Diana was photographed in this dress in 1985 whereas Kate Middleton wore it for Prince Charles’ 70th birthday portrait in November 2018.
Another polka-dotted look! Both ladies wore gorgeous white dresses with navy dots, Diana opted for a matching hat.
In 1984 Princess Diana left St Mary’s Hospital announcing the news of her second born in a red collard dress.
In 1984 Princess Kate left St Mary’s Hospital announcing the news of her third born in a red collard dress.
Neither princess could turn down an ice-blue gown.
25 years apart and both in style, Kate wore Diana’s peal drop earrings to a Remembrance Day service. Proving you can never go wrong with classy classics!
Both Princess Diana and Princess Kate love a suit dress and these two outfits show their preferences perfectly.
Diana opts for a more masculine fit as opposed to Kate’s signature feminine look pictured here at Princess Charlotte’s christening in 2015.
Pretty in pink! These coats are almost identical and styled the exact same.
Both princesses love an airport moment and this red coat look is no exception.
Diana wore this baby blue Catherine Walker coat in 1987 and Kate was seen in a similar coat in 2014 by Matthew Williamson.
Our first of many polka dot looks!
It’s no surprise that Kate would want to pay homage to Diana when she gave birth to George in 2013.
Kate wore a polka-dot dress similar to the dress Diana wore when she left the same hospital after William’s birth in 1982.
While touring Venice, Diana wore this stunning coat in 1985.
It’s not identical but, Kate wore this green plaid dress in 2013 while visiting her old school.
Kate was seen wearing a similar gown in 2011 to the one Diana wore at her first public event with Charles in 1981.
Diana wore this gorgeous black hat and red coat combo on Christmas Day 1993 and in 2006, Kate was clearly inspired to reimagine it as her own.
Princess Kate first made people double-take before she was a princess.
In 2005, Kate went to Switzerland to ski in his gorgeous red outfit but it just so happens Diana was in the same place in 1986 in a very similar outfit.