Kate Middleton wore a tweed while visiting Basildon Sporting Village in London on October 30, 2018. Princess Diana's herringbone jacket seen at a 1984 charity event featured a similar black velvet collar.
While in Sweden this January, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a red-and-white houndstooth coat by . The style paid homage to the Princess of Wales's red-and-white Moschino jacket, which she wore frequently in the '90s.
Diana attends a Remembrance Sunday service in 1991, honoring fallen British troops. Kate replicated her somber black ensemble (and her gaze) at the same ceremony 25 years later.
Diana and Charles announce their engagement in February 1981. Kate and William announce their engagement in November 2010.
Diana attends her first public event with Prince Charles, at London's Goldsmith's Hall, in 1981. Kate at the Sun Military Awards in 2011.
Diana at her wedding to Prince Charles in 1981. Kate at her wedding to Prince William in 2011.
Diana on her first official visit to Wales, in 1981. Kate attends the wedding of Laura Parker Bowles and Harry Lopes in 2006.
Diana and Charles present William on the day after his birth in 1982. Kate and William with Prince George on the day after his birth, 2013.
Diana visits Alice Springs during the royal tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1983. Kate arrives at Calgary Airport for the royal tour of North America in 2011.
Diana in Wanganui, New Zealand during the royal tour of New Zealand in 1983. Kate gives her first public speech at East Anglia's Children's Hospices in 2012.
Diana and Charles at Ayers Rock in Australia in 1983. Kate and William at Ayers Rock in 2014.
Diana in a Jasper Conran suit in 1983. Kate at a St. Patrick's Day parade in 2014.
Diana arrives at Birmingham Airport in Catherine Walker, 1984. Kate and Prince George arrive at Wellington Airport in New Zealand for the beginning of the royal tour in 2014.
Diana carries a young Prince Harry off a plane at Aberdeen Airport in Scotland in 1985. Kate, William, and Prince George board their flight from Australia on the final day of the royaltTour of Australia and New Zealand, 2014.
Diana, in Victor Edelstein, awards a prize to Prince Charles' polo manager in 1987. Kate visits the Warner Bros. Studio in London in 2013.
Diana wears Catherine Walker for a parade in Surrey in 1987. Kate visits Bletchley Park wearing Alexander McQueen, 2014.
Diana wears Catherine Walker to the Cannes Film Festival in 1987. Kate wears Marchesa to a BAFTA event in Los Angeles in 2011.
Diana in Sandringham on Christmas Day 1993. Kate attends the Sovereign's Parade at the Royal Military Academy in Berkshire in 2006.
Diana visits Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital in Pakistan in 1996. Kate visits Assyakirin Mosque in Malaysia in 2012.