Shop Princess Diana’s iconic 80s balloon sweatshirt at The Crown

Laura Sutcliffe

The end Diana, Princess of Wales is still one of the most famous style icons in the world and she sported so many amazing looks that people still imitate today.

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Now that the new season of The crown is back on our screens, we’re reminded of some of those jaw-dropping outfits even more.

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One that stood out to us was when Prince William and Prince Harry’s mother wore a white British Lung Foundation sweatshirt that featured an image of a bright red balloon.

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The piece was an iconic ’80s style and she wore it with jeans, a blazer and a hat in 1988.

Diana looked amazing in her iconic sweatshirt

We found it and you can still buy it! It costs £34.99 and you can pick it up from the Asthma and Lung UK website. The website says of the style (which comes in sizes small to XXL): “We’re proud of our history. This exclusive reproduction of our heritage logo sweatshirt will make you proud, too. You’ll be in good company!”

Vintage 80s British Lung Foundation Diana Sweatshirt, £34.99, Asthma and Lung United Kingdom


Speaking of Diana’s famous sweatshirts, in 2019 one of her signature workout tops that she used to wear on her way to the gym in London sold for $53,532, or around £45,000.

Diana wearing her Virgin sweatshirt and orange cycling shorts

The Navy jumper went under the hammer at the Boston-based RR auction on July 10. It was donated by Diana’s personal trainer, Jenni Rivett, who worked with the royal for over seven years and donated the proceeds to help a Malawian family based in South Africa, from where she comes from.

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The medium/large size dark blue cotton/polyester sweatshirt featured a screen printed image of Virgin Atlantic’s ‘Flying Lady’ logo. Diana was named to the top by business tycoon Richard Branson. She passed it on to Jenni shortly before her death, along with a note that read, “Dear Jenni, much love from Diana, x.”

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