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Emma Corrin Channelled Princess Diana’s Style On The Crown Press Tour

Ahead of The Crown Season 4 premiere on Sunday, 15th November, Emma Corrin, who is playing Princess Diana on the Netflix show, has been keeping busy. Between (virtual) red carpet premieres, guest appearances on late-night talk shows, and press events to promote the forthcoming season, Corrin has been stealing the hearts of fans of the series and Diana, alike, thanks to her grace and charm — qualities that made her the perfect fit to play the “people’s princess.” Her style, with more than a few nods to the Princess of Wales, too, has many singing her praises.

Despite many of the press events for The Crown being cancelled or moved online due to the pandemic, Corrin made a point of showing off some Diana-level fashion moments leading up to the premiere. Back in July, the 24-year-old, who has previously guested on an episode of Grantchester, appeared on an episode of Graham Norton, a popular talk show in the U.K. While there, she and her co-star Josh O’Connor (who plays Prince Charles) discussed getting into their respective characters. For the appearance, she wore a stunning Richard Quinn dress with enormous puff sleeves, not unlike the ones featured on the gown Diana wore to marry Prince Charles in 1981.

Months later, on Thursday, at the show’s virtual premiere, Corrin sported a custom tartan co-ord. The look, which included a ruffled blouse and matching leggings, was reminiscent of many plaid ensembles Diana wore over the years. At another pre-premiere press event, for Netflix UK & Ireland, Corrin chose a collared, yellow frock to play popular British pub game Fives with co-star Olivia Colman. Statement collars and the colour yellow were prominent sartorial fixtures in Diana’s wardrobe — made more modern with Corrin’s addition of the lug-soled, knee-high boots.

Ahead, check out all of Corrin’s Princess Diana-inspired looks so far.

The Crown Virtual Premiere

For the red carpet premiere of The Crown, the Season 4 cast members had backdrops and carpets set up in their homes. Corrin got all dressed up in a custom blue tartan ensemble by Miu Miu, which included a puff-sleeved, ruffled blouse (another Princess Diana signature) and the coolest pair of matching plaid leggings we’ve seen to date. She topped off the look, created by Harry Styles’ stylist Harry Lambert, with a modern touch: exaggerated round-toe pumps.

Netflix Press Video With Olivia Colman

Despite losing to Colman in a heated game of Fives, Corrin looked absolutely delightful in a sunny yellow frock, which featured many of her character’s signature trends, including exaggerated collars, vibrant colour, and lace details. The boots — which aired more on the punk, rather than princess, side — made the look that much better.

The Graham Norton Show

It would be impossible to spot the eye-catching sleeves on Corrin’s floral Richard Quinn dress and not compare them to those found on Diana’s David and Elizabeth Emanuel wedding gown. This dress, which was first showcased at the London-based designer’s fall ’20 runway show in February, was also a standout thanks to its intricate sequin floral bodice.


Credit: Original article published here.

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