Princess Diana’s style still sparks fashion trends even at 61

·Contributor Yahoo Style UK

It’s been nearly 25 years since her death, yet Princess Diana arguably remains the greatest style icon of the last century.

Even in her Sixties – the late People's Princess would have turned 61 on 1 July – her sartorial legacy still reigns true today.

From the moment she joined the royal family, the princess challenged the status quo, wearing the likes of oversized tailoring, figure-hugging LBDs, androgynous suits, leopard print and boiler suits. She indulged in her obvious love for fashion, despite the restraints that so clearly surrounded her.

And to this day, the Diana’s style is still celebrated, through countless books dissecting her influence, sell-out exhibitions in her honour, and fan-run Instagram accounts that gush over her everlasting elegance.

What’s more, Lady Di’s style influence has even found itself into the mainstream trends of today. This summer, we’re still wearing cycling shorts, animal print and oversized blazers with fervour, but Diana was doing it thirty years ago.

We count down the trends we’re wearing today that Diana rocked first…

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