Princess Diana was one of the most pictured women in the world! It seems like her every move was documented in the 80s and 90s by the paparazzi. When she died the entire world mourned her death. Many point their finger at the insane tabloid culture. While it may seem like she was always in the spotlight, we have a number of rare photos that give an intimate look into her interesting life. Enjoy our photos that show a special side of Diana before her life came to an end:
There Princess Di, Prince William, and Prince Harry are hitting the ski slopes in Austria. The photo was taken when Harry was only 9! How cute was he? It was published in 1994.
Entering The Car
Here is a very rare photo of Lady Diana Spencer. It was taken before she was royalty in 1980. She is so elegant!
Diana was a big humanitarian and role model. This rare pic is from 1997 when she was visiting landmine victims in Angola.
Harry is doing his signature move! He is sticking out his tongue at the crowds surrounding Buckingham Palace.
Here you see Raine Spencer with her stepdaughter, Princess Diana. The media called her a “wicked stepmother” because of her tumultuous relationship with Princess Diana before her death.
On The Boat
This photo was sadly taken just days before Princess Di’s life came to an end. She was with her new beau, Dodi Rayed. He is the son of an Egyptian billionaire. The two just finished what seemed to be an amazing vacation in the south of France just days before the car crash that took Diana’s life occurred.
All About The Hair
Princess Diana’s hair was always being talked about. This is a classic photo of her from 1988. She is looking happy while showing off her new hairstyle at a state reception in Melbourne.
On The Beach
Princess Diana is enjoying a summer of fun on the beach. We love her animal print bathing suit. It is super cute!
Princess Diana was a famous fashion trend setter. Years before Hunter boots were a huge fad, she wore them. We love them!
With The Children
Here Princess Diana is holding Prince William at Kensington Palace in 1983. He was only 8 months old and so, so cute!
Trip To India
This one is a classic. Mother Teresa is holding Princess Di’s hand in India back in 1992.
Here Princess Di is on a royal tour of Austrailia. The photo was taken in 1983 and she is sporting a beautiful dress by Benny Ong.
The People’s Princess
Often called “The People’s Princess,” here you see Diana doing some humanitarian work. What a role model she was!
This photo is of Diana when he is visiting Thorpe park with Prince Harry. The picture was taken on April 13, 1993.
With The Car
Princess Diana is wearing an amazing outfit in Windsor on June 16, 1981. It was just after the Ascot races.
How young was she here! This rare picture was taken during a summer vacation in West Sussex in 1971.
The beautiful Princess of Wales is seen here visiting a hospital in England in 1989.
Elegant White Dress
This photo was taken during an official visit to Hungary in 1990. She is showing off a beautiful Catherine Walker dress. We dig it!
This is probably Princess Di’s most infamous fashion choices. It is the epic “revenge” dress. It was designed by Christina Stambolian. She wore this dress the same night that Prince Charles admitted to being an adulterer in 1994.
Princess Diana is arriving at the London’s Serpentine Gallery in 1995. She is wearing another perfect dress designed by Catherine Walker.
Catherine Walker Suit
Catherine Walker is just perfect on Diana! This one is from 1989 when Diana was on an official tour of the Gulf States.
Here the family is attending an Easter service in 1989 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor.
Princess Di is looking fabulous in Spain. This picture was taken in 1987 in Majorca, Spain.
This photo was taken when Princess Diana was visiting Bangkok.
This is one of Diana’s signature looks. It is a classy white button-down shirt. It is so elegant we very much approve!
Here Princess Diana is in Gingham looking adorable. She visiting there in 1986.
Looking Amazing As Always
Here Princess Diana is perfection as usual while at the Royal Ascot races.
Princess Diana is looking very summery here! We love it! She is seen here visiting the Alice Springs in Austrailia’s Northern Territory.
Home Garden With The Kids
This rare picture of the entire family was taken at the Highgrove House in 1986.
Bruce Oldfield Dress
This one is from a visit to Venice back in 1985. Her dress was designed by Bruce Oldfield.
Dancing With John Travolta
What an epic picture! Princess Di is seen dancing with John Travolta in 1985 at the White House.
Attending An Opera in Milan
What a stunning Victor Edelstein dress! So this is how royalty dress when they go to an Opera in Milan. Perfection!
Princess Diana is here in a cute “Teddy Boy” look in 1984 in London.
After William Was Born
The couple is seen here welcoming their newborn son, Prince William. This cute picture was taken back in 1982.
Diana is seen here looking as happy as can be before she is leaving for her honeymoon in 1981.
Back in 1981
This is a classic photo of Diana when she is wearing a tartan dress in 1981.
The People’s Princess
Princess Diana is seen here in 1997 arriving at the Tate Gallery in London.
Here is a great pic of Lady Di and Princess Charles right after they announced their engagement on February 24, 1981.
This photo is from when the couple took their first official trip together as an engaged royal couple. They are seen here on March 9, 1982, while attending a charity event at the Goldsmith’s Hall.
The epic train! Here she is in her famous wedding dress on July 29, 1981. Her train is the longest in royal wedding history and was incredible 22 feet long!
St. Paul Cathedral
Here the royal couple is attending their royal wedding ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral in 1981.
Here is the gorgeous couple during their royal wedding. They look fantastic!
The Royal Couple
Here the royal couple is seen waving at some super fans after they tied the knot.
Here the couple is sharing an intimate kiss after their wedding.
The Young Prince
Here is a picture of the family from a long time ago. Prince William is looking adorable when he was just an infant. This picture was taken at St. Mary’s Hospital in London on June 22, 1982.
Here is a family portrait was taken at Kensington Palace on October 6, 1984. You see the entire family here including Prince William and Prince Harry.
Princess Diana, Prince William and Prince Harry
Here you see a very pregnant Diana while she is carrying Prince William.
Princess Diana is seen looking amazing with her son while on vacation. Looks like they are having a great time to us!
Princess Diana and Prince Harry
This rare pic of Princess Di was taken while she is playing with Prince Harry on the Royal Yachy Britannia.
Pope John Paul II
Here Princes Charles, Princess Diana, and Pope John Paul II are at the Vatican on August 29, 1985.
What an amazing pictue! Here you see President Ronald Reagon and Nancy Reagan welcoming Princess Di and Prince Charles to the White House. They made an official visit on November 9, 1985.
This photo is right before Prince Charles gave a speech at the National Gallery of Art. It was taken in Washington on November 10, 1985.
Here is Diana wearing an amazing Japanese Kimono while on a trip in Kyoto, Japan. This rare picture was taken in 1986.
Diana is seen here visiting with an AIDS patient at Middlesex Hospital in London. This picture was taken on April 19, 1987.
Jedi Knight and Princess
Princess Di is seen here with a famous actor at the 40th annual Cannes Film Festival. The event was on May 15, 1987.
Working At A Kindergarten
Lady Diana did many jobs before she was royalty. She worked as a nanny, in the service industry, and as a school assistant before her royal wedding. This picture was taken in 1980 when she was working at the Young England Kindergarten.
Leaving The Ritz
Princess Diana is leaving the Ritz hotel in London in this picture. She was leaving Princess Margaret’s 50th birthday party. This picture was taken in 1980.
Showing Off The Ring
The infamous engagement ring! What a rock! Here she is showing off her beautiful engagement ring. It is made from sapphire and diamond. The royal couple announced their engagement officially just days before.
On A Beautiful Yacht
Here the couple is seen on the Royal Yacht Britannia at the beginning of their honeymoon on August 1, 1981. We’re a little jealous!
Wedding Day Kiss
Here the royal couple is sharing an intimate kiss while on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Honeymoon in Scotland
The couple is seen here looking incredibly stylish. This photo was taken in 1981 while they were on their honeymoon in Scotland.
Here Diana is looking totally stunning while attending the opening of Parliament in 1982.
After William’s Christening
This is one of our favorites! Princess Di is seen here holding her son Prince William in this group shot. It was taken after his christening on August 4, 1982.
Riding In A Land Rover
This rare pic shows Lady Diana while riding in a huge Land Rover in Austrailia.
Holding Prince William
The couple is proudly showing off their baby son Prince William in Kensington Palace. The photo was taken on February 1, 1983.
Sitting In The Garden At Kensington Palace
Here is an 18 month old Prince William. They are at the garden in Kensington Palace.
In New Zealand
The Royals are seen here with Prince William. They are in Auckland, New Zealand.
Our hearts are melting! Here Princess Diana is rubbing noses in New Zealand in 1983.
Wearing the Queen Mary Tiara
We want one! Princess Diana is showing off the Queen Mary Tiara in 1983. She was in Nova Scotia, Canada.
This pic was taken at Ayers Rock during an official tour of Austrailia in 1983.
With A Jigsaw Puzzle
This super rare photo shows Diana helping Prince William with a jigsaw puzzle. This photo was taken on Oct. 22, 1985.
Dancing In Melbourne
Diana was quite the dancer! Here she is enjoying herself in Melbourne, Austrailia in 1985.
Dancing With Wayne Sleep
Princess Diana shocked her husband when she performed a special dance with ballet superstar Wayne Sleep!
Diana is seen here relaxing at her Highgrove House on July 18, 1986.
In Saudi Arabia
This is one cool and rare one! Lady Diana is seen here attending a dinner thrown by the Crown Prince in Saudi Arabia back on November 17, 1986.
In this rare picture, you see Prince Charles and Lady Diana Princess of Wales watching some Indonesian tribal dancers in Yogyakarta. This picture was taken on November 5, 1989.
Princess Diana is with her sons in 1991 enjoying a boat ride in Niagara Falls, Ontario. How cute is this picture?
Her Royal Majesty
What royal magic! Here is Diana and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. They two are all smiles outside Clarence House in London, August 4, 1987.
Cannes Film Festival In 1987
This is the second picture from the 40th annual Cannes Film Festival we included. We just love this one! This rare picture was taken on May 15, 1987.
Total AIDS Advocate
Diana was known for her humanitarian work. Especially at this point in time, there was plenty of intolerance and misunderstanding regarding AIDS sufferers. The photographer of this pic was asked to not show the face of the AIDS patient. This picture was taken in 1987.
Another Kyoto Pic
This is definitely one of our favorite looks of all time! Here she is wearing a beautiful Japanese Kimono during her 1986 visit to the ancient city of Kyoto, in central Japan.
With Nancy Reagan
We just love powerful strong women! And in this picture, you see two! Here is Diana with the lovely Nancy Regan. The two are at the Springfield Drug Rehabilitation Center in Virginia.
Mother Teresa And Diana Chatting
Mother Teresa is seen here chatting with Diana when the two were in Rome. The picture is from February 19, 1992.
This is an epic picture that has recently been reenacted by members of the current royal family. This picture was taken during a turbulent time in Diana’s marriage. She is seen sitting alone outside the Taj Mahal in India in 1992.
In this picture you see the entire family gathering for the commemorations of VJ Day, August 19, 1995, in London.
Leaving A Health Club In London
This one is super rare! Diana is seen leaving her health club in 1996. She looks like she has a good workout!
Princess Diana is seen here arriving in a London Hospital. This picture was taken on March 6, 1996.
First Lady Hillary Clinton is seen at a fund-raising benefit in Washington D.C. with Princess Diana. The fundraiser was specifically for breast cancer research. This picture was taken on September 24, 1996.
Anti-Land Mine Activist
Diana was asked to wear protective gear when she was visiting an area in Angola that was deeply affected by landmines. She was trying to help with the situation. This photo was taken back in 1997.
Princess Diana is seen here in Pakistan on March 23, 1997. She was having an official tour and was visiting a hospital when this picture was taken.
The extra lovely Princess of Wales is visiting Footscray Park near Melbourne, Australia in this picture. It was taken on January 27, 1988.
Teenage Diana With Her Pet Pony
We adore this picture. Here is a young, teenage Lady Diana Spencer with her pet pony Scuffle. We love this picture!