Tory Burch celebrates Princess Diana with NYFW show

September 08, 2019 - 11:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — From a linen and leather pant to a macrame tweed skirt, Tory Burch looked to one of the 20th century's most important fashion icons for inspiration for her spring-summer 2020 collection: Princess Diana.

At her New York Fashion Week show Sunday, Burch said she tried to capture Diana's strength and style in outfits that included linen dresses with rope sashes and a wool sweater with a sequined collar.

And, bonus, she put sneakers on her models sporting a range of looks.

Burch's show notes say the collection brings together English garden florals, a restrained volume and her own take on the 1980s.

The mother of Prince William and Prince Harry, Diana died in a 1997 car crash in Paris that also killed her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, and the driver.

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