At the time of her tragic death in 1997, Princess Diana was the most photographed woman in the world — known around the globe for her chic style sensibility and philanthropic efforts.
The princess’ shoe style featured a variety of different styles, from flat boots to casual sneakers to slinky heels.
One style which Diana popularized? The kitten heel.
Rather than wearing towering stilettos, Diana opted for low-heeled slingback pumps and sandals, adding a bit of height to her frame without needing to deal with foot pain.
Following her divorce from Prince Charles, Diana gave her style a sleek upgrade, ditching her shoulder pads and baggy skirts in favor of trendier looks. The style star’s go-to look then became a fitted cocktail dress with pointy-toed kitten heels.
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Diana frequently matched her pumps to her dresses, choosing smart monochromatic looks that helped make her a style icon.
Of course, Diana was not in heels all the time. While picking Prince Harry up from school, she was seen in an oversized bomber jacket and high-waisted jeans, completing her casual look with flat brown boots.
And like Kate Middleton, Diana was often seen in Superga sneakers, choosing the style for more casual outings. For instance, she paired a blazer with light-wash jeans and dark sneakers from the Italian brand.
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