Princess Diana's Iconic Style Moments

The clothes that made a princess

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Diana, Princess of Wales’'s style was inextricably linked with her public persona: a royal icon, whom designers like Versace and Catherine Walker couldn'’t wait to dress.

From the velvet Victor Edelstein gown she wore as John Travolta twirled her around a White House dinner dance, to the daring off-the-shoulder cocktail dress that cemented her status as a fashion power player – not to mention a certain fairytale wedding dress – scroll through LouisvuittonShop’s archive gallery to see the clothes that made a princess...

<p>Diana, Princess of Wales on her <a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-fashion-trends/the-royal-wedding">wedding day</a> wearing a gown designed by David Emanuel, July 1981.</p><p><em><a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-fas
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Diana, Princess of Wales on her wedding day wearing a gown designed by David Emanuel, July 1981.

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Bellville Sassoon off-the-shoulder dress

Diana Princess of Wales at 'Splendours of the Gonzaga' exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum wearing a dress designed by Bellville Sassoon. 1981

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The Ballet, 1982

Princess Diana, Princess of Wales arrives at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden to watch the ballet

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<p>A pink-clad Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince Charles look lovingly at baby <a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-style-files/prince-william-elle-man-of-the-week">Prince William</a> on the day of his Christening at Buckingham Palace in
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Pink for Prince William's Christening

A pink-clad Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince Charles look lovingly at baby Prince William on the day of his Christening at Buckingham Palace in 1982.

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Brisbane Australia, 1983

Princess Diana, Wearing The Spencer Family Tiara With A Suite Of Sapphire And Diamond Jewels Which Had Been A Gift From The Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia, At A State Reception In Brisbane, Australia

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears a striking red coat dress and matching beret as she boards the P&amp;O cruise liner named in her honour, the Royal Princess, in November 1984.</p><p><em><a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-fashion-trends/t
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P&O cruiseliner, 1984

Diana, Princess of Wales wears a striking red coat dress and matching beret as she boards the P&O cruise liner named in her honour, the Royal Princess, in November 1984.

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Melbourne, Australia in 1985

Princess Diana arriving at Melbourne airport wearing a beige coat dress and matching hat, October 1985

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At the Polo, 1985

Dianaattends a polo match in Cirencester, UK, 30th June 1985, looking cooler than all the rest in a nautical-inspired sailor top with a floral midi.

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In Melbourne, 1985

Princess Diana wearing a Bruce Oldfield silver gown in Melbourne, Australia.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears a white, asymmetrical Haachi dress for the gala dinner at the National Gallery in Washington, November 1985.</p><p><em><a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-fashion-trends/the-royal-wedding">Royal weddings</
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National Gallery in Washington, November 1985.

Diana, Princess of Wales wears a white, asymmetrical Haachi dress for the gala dinner at the National Gallery in Washington, November 1985.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears a <a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/fashion/news/princess-diana-s-iconic-royal-dresses-to-be-auctioned-in-london">Catherine Walker</a> suit dress to visit Raf Wittering, September 1985.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.elleuk.c
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Raf Wittering 1985

Diana, Princess of Wales wears a Catherine Walker suit dress to visit Raf Wittering, September 1985.

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Scotland, 1985

Princess Diana During An Official Visit To The Western Isles Of Scotland in a rather striking check skirt suit.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears a blue Bruce Oldfield dress as she waves to fans, aboard a boat in Venice, May 1985.</p><p><em><a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-fashion-trends/the-royal-wedding">Royal weddings</a></em></p><p><em><a hre
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Venice, 1985

Diana, Princess of Wales wears a blue Bruce Oldfield dress as she waves to fans, aboard a boat in Venice, May 1985.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears a yellow jumpsuit while on holiday in Majorca, August 1987.</p><p><em><a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-fashion-trends/the-royal-wedding">Royal weddings</a></em></p><p><em><a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/
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Mallorca holiday 1987

Diana, Princess of Wales wears a yellow jumpsuit while on holiday in Majorca, August 1987.

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Zandra Rhodes white dress for charity gala in 1987

Princess Diana attending a charity gala in aid of Birthright, at the London Palladium, 24th June 1987. She is wearing a dress by Zandra Rhodes.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears <a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/fashion/news/princess-diana-s-iconic-royal-dresses-to-be-auctioned-in-london">Catherine Walker</a> as she arrives in Kuwait during her tour of the Gulf States, March 1989.</p><p><em><a href=
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Gulf States, March 1989.

Diana, Princess of Wales wears Catherine Walker as she arrives in Kuwait during her tour of the Gulf States, March 1989.

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Catherine Walker suit, 1989

Wearing a Catherine Walker suit at the Braemar Games, Scotland, September 1989.

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Escada Coat and hat in 1989

Wearing an Escada coat with a hat by Philip Somerville at the naming of the patrol boat Vigilant on the Isle of Wight, December 1989.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears a pink and white <a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/fashion/news/princess-diana-s-iconic-royal-dresses-to-be-auctioned-in-london">Catherine Walker</a> dress to Swan Lake at the Coliseum, July 1989.</p><p><em><a href="http://w
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Diana, Princess of Wales wears a pink and white Catherine Walker dress to Swan Lake at the Coliseum, July 1989.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears an elegant <a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/fashion/news/princess-diana-s-iconic-royal-dresses-to-be-auctioned-in-london">Catherine Walker</a> gown and matching jacket for her visit to the People Centre in Hong Kong, Novem
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People Centre in Hong Kong, 1989

Diana, Princess of Wales wears an elegant Catherine Walker gown and matching jacket for her visit to the People Centre in Hong Kong, November 1989.

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In 1990

A vision in a green ruched dress

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears a tartan suit to the Academia Italiana in Manchester December 1990.</p><p><em><a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-fashion-trends/the-royal-wedding">Royal weddings</a></em></p><p><em><a href="http://www.elleuk
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Manchester 1990

Diana, Princess of Wales wears a tartan suit to the Academia Italiana in Manchester December 1990.

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Wearing Bruce Oldfield in 1991

Princess Of Wales Attending The Premiere Of 'hot Shots' In Leicester Square, Manchester 1991, wearing a red lurex dress by designer Bruce Oldfield

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Cairo, 1992

Princess Diana visiting the Al Azhar mosque in Cairo during a tour of Egypt.

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Manchester 1994

Manchester England October 15,1994. Princess Diana shopping in Knightsbridge.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales wears an off-the-shoulder cocktail dress by Christina Stambolian to the Serpentine Gallery, June 1994.</p><p><em><a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/star-style/celebrity-fashion-trends/the-royal-wedding">Royal weddings</a></em></p><
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Christina Stambolian dress, 1994

Diana, Princess of Wales wears an off-the-shoulder cocktail dress by Christina Stambolian to the Serpentine Gallery, June 1994.

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A vision in pink, Argentina 1995

Princess Diana On Her Official Visit To Argentina.

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<p>Diana, Princess of Wales arrives for a gala dinner in Chicago wearing a purple <a href="http://louisvuittonshop.info/catwalk/designer-a-z/versace/autumn-winter-2013">Versace</a> dress and shoes by Jimmy Choo, June 1996.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.elleuk.co
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Versace, 1996

Diana, Princess of Wales arrives for a gala dinner in Chicago wearing a purple Versace dress and shoes by Jimmy Choo, June 1996.

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Jacques Azagury Dress, 1997

A Gala Evening To Celebrate The Tate Gallery's Centenary In London. Diana, Princess Of Wales, Arriving At The Tate Gallery On Her 36th Birthday On 1st July 1997 Wearing A Long Black Dress Designed By Jacques Azagury

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On holiday in France, 1997

Princess Diana, Princess of Wales poses in a bikini whilst on holiday in the South of France.

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