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The late royal’s carefully coordinated hat collection was part of her signature style
By Melissa Liebling-goldberg
Posted on June 24, 2011 at 6:00am EDT
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Diana sported a saucer hat by Frederick Fox during a 1985 visit to Anzio in Italy.
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It's easy being green. The Princess was springtime-bright in her emerald hat and suit during a Feb. 1, 1988, event in Australia.
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She coordinated her topper with her striped blouse on a 1983 royal tour of Australia.
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Diana wore an oversized hat by Philip Somerville to the June 1994 Canadian memorial dedication in Green Park, London.
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For a November 1988 armistice service in Paris, Diana covered up with netting.
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The Princess of Wales was a vision in blue – down to her color-coordinated feathers – during a December 1982 visit to the University College Hospital in London.
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For a visit to Twyn, Wales, in November 1982, Diana donned a camel-colored beret.
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Diana wore this black-and-white Frederick Fox hat to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 10, 1985.
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The Princess shielded her fair locks with a veil during a March 3, 1983, Australian tour.
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Diana got into the military spirit in red and white for an April 1989 parade at the Britannia Royal Naval College in Devon.
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Even Diana seemed skeptical of the two-toned topper she wore on the Isle of Wight in December 1989.
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Topping off her look with a woven straw hat, Diana visited the Rideaucrest Home for the elderly in Kingston, Canada, on Oct. 28, 1991.
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The Princess added a flourish to her beige chapeau for an October 1987 walkabout outside Winchester Castle.
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The Princess went exotic with a decorative hat on a September 1991 visit to the Chitral Scouts, near Peshawar, Pakistan.
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During a 1983 tour of Australia, Diana was rosy in her John Boyd pink hat.
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Diana got her feathers ruffled with a plumed hat during a 1983 visit to Christchurch, New Zealand.
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She covered up her baby blues with a similarly colored veil during a 1983 visit to Canada.
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The Princess went dotty on her 1983 visit to Canada.
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On that same trip, Diana showed off her stripes in Edmonton.
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It's her birthday hat! The Princess stepped out in a feathered look in Canada on July 1, 1983, when she turned 22.
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On July 21, 1983, Diana was pretty in pink on a visit to Guildhall in London.
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She was all tied up during a 1985 trip to Melbourne, Australia.
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For a March 5, 1986, visit to the UK city Hull, Diana stepped out in an embellished pillbox hat.
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The Princess was seaworthy in her naval cap while in England on Aug. 22, 1986.
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The Princess channeled Old Hollywood in her turban during a March 1989 tour of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Diana kept her blue-and-white sunhat pulled down from the wind on a March 30, 1983, visit to Liverpool, England.
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Diana wore all white on her 10th wedding anniversary in July 1991 in Lincolnshire, England.
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Diana kept shaded during the Oct. 8, 1993, wedding of Viscount Linley to Serena Stanhope in London.
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The Princess stayed consistent with her red-and-purple color scheme during a Nov. 10, 1989, tour of Hong Kong.