Today marks what would have been Princess Diana’s 60th birthday. Although she is sadly no longer with us, her legacy continues through her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, their five children (two of which were named in her honor), and the countless others she inspired during her lifetime and beyond. She will be remembered today and every day for her warmth and kindness, especially when it came to helping others in need.
As we look back on our favorite memories of Diana, we can’t help but wonder what she would look like if she were still here. There’s no doubt she would be just as beautiful — and that we would all still be fawning over her impeccable fashion choices.
Our imaginations can only go so far, but an artist on Instagram shared a pretty good idea of what Diana might have looked like today:
We think she might have updated her hairstyle a bit by now, but the rest of the look seems accurate to us.
Another artist, this time on YouTube, also used some digital magic to create a modern day version of Diana. Check out their convincing results:
We think they’re both excellent guesses at how Diana’s looks would have changed over the years. Sure, wrinkles and gray hairs might have popped up, but she would have worn them just as gracefully as our favorite ladies who embrace aging naturally — and she would have maintained her gorgeous glow regardless. We bet she’d still have men flocking for the chance to woo her, like the time Richard Gere and Sylvester Stallone almost got into a fight over her at one of Elton John’s parties in the ’90s.
We also can’t help but be blown away by how much William clearly takes after his mom — they have the exact same beaming smile! Plus, those bright blue eyes, which Harry inherited as well. It’s heartwarming to see how both sons are now passing down Diana’s features, inside and out, to their kids, too. We’re sure she’s looking down on them all with so much love and pride.
As much as we wish Diana was still alive today to show us exactly how she would look, we appreciate the glimpses we can get from creative artists like this video, especially while celebrating her on days like today.
This article originally appeared on our sister site, First for Women.
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