|The 5 dresses in a circular cabinet.|
|Bruce Oldfield design.|
|This dress was bought by 2 ladies|
in the USA who kindly loaned
it to the exhibition.
|Detail of the beading.|
|Blue Jaques Azagury worn on |
visit to Italy 1985.
|Detail of the embroidery.|
|Bow detail on the drop waist.|
|Diana wearing the dress in |
Italy. The blue fabric is no
longer quite so vivid.
|The rear view.|
|The dress was bought by a US |
magazine (Life or Time I think!)
|A beautiful pale pink Zandra Rhodes |
|Lots of detail in the dress but it is so |
pale that it is hidden the fabric is
painted with white and the beading
is lovely - you need to see this up
close to appreciate the detail.
|The first outing on tour |
|Diana wearing the dress a |
second time in London
in a heat wave!
|Ruching and sequins add |
to the detail.
|A cute little frill on the tush!|
|here you can see the detailed pattern |
on the fabric and the sequin finish to the
|The blue strapless Murray Arbeid dress.|
|Navy blue tulle covered in spangly |
stars covers a purple silk fabric to
give this lovely iridescent effect.
|Diana first wore the dress to see |
the premiere of Phantom of the Opera
|Photo ITN - Diana at the premiere of |
Snowdon's portrait of Diana for
her "Dresses" auction catalogue
|Here you can see the iridescent |
fabric quite well.
|And the lovely diamante stars.|
|The detail of the hem finishing.|
|Catherine Walker one shoulder |
|This dress features lovely sequin |
work in shades of pink.
|A side zip keeps the dress |
|Diana famously meets |
Liza Minelli in this dress.
|Wearing the dress on tour in |
Brazil with her beautiful
Cambridge Lovers Knot tiara.
|Further detail of the sequins on |
|Here you can see the back with |
long split. In the background you
can see one of the videos playing
on the wall - here Diana meeting
Michael Jackson. Sad how 2
young people are now
both deceased :-(
|And those cushions again as I left!|
|Portraits of residents past and present at KP.|
|Diana by Testino.|
|And the lovely Julie Verhoven Diana Wallpaper! |
I have the scarves which were made in this
same design...that's for another post sometime.