Princess Diana’s iconic gowns

Ten dresses worn by the late Princess Diana, including a velvet, midnight blue gown she famously danced in with John Travolta at the White House in 1985, fetched more than 800,000 pounds at a London auction on Tuesday.

A Bruce Oldfield black velvet evening gown, worn for the official portrait by Lord Snowdown and for the first night gala opening of ‘Les Miserables’ at the Barbican Centre and 10th October 1985 is displayed at a photocall ahead of the ‘Fit For a Princess’ auction on March 15, 2013 in London, England. 10 dresses from the collection of Diana, Princess of Wales are to be auctioned by specialist Kerry Taylor.

House assistant Lucy Bishop poses for a photograph with a Victor Edelstein velvet evening gown worn by Diana, Princess of Wales at Kerry Taylor Auctions in London. The gown was worn by Diana to the state dinner at the White House given by US President Ronald Reagan when she danced with actor John Travolta on November 9, 1985. The gown will be auctioned in London on March 19, 2013 and expected to earn ‘200,000 – 300,000 pounds (US $ 300,560 – 450,864).

House assistant Lucy Bishop poses with a Catherine Walker Mughal-inspired pink slubbed silk evening gown and bolero worn by Diana, Princess of Wales at Kerry Taylor Auctions in London. The gown was worn by Diana to the state visit to India in February 1992. The gown will be auctioned in London on March 19, 2013 and expected to earn ‘80,000 – 120,000 pounds (US $ 120,560 – 180,311).

A worker takes telephone bids during the auction of ten dresses worn by Britain’s Princess Diana at Kerry Taylor Auctions in London. The dresses sold for a total 719,000 GBP ( US $ 1,085,843) on Tuesday.

Diana Princess of Wales at the arrival of Queen Beatrix of Holland on November 16, 1982 at Westminister Pier in London for a State Visit. Her hat is a John Boyd design.

Diana, Princess of Wales, Arriving for a Dinner Hosted by The Province Of New Brunswick. The Princess is wearing The Diamond Spencer Tiara. She has Accessirized Her Pale Blue Evening Dress With A Broad Silver Belt And Silver Clutch Bag. Diana’s Outfit is by Fashion Designer Bruce Oldfield.

Princess Diana Arriving at The Barbican Centre in London

Princess Diana, Pregnant with her baby, wearing a Maternity dress with the Spencer Family Tiara, Royal Family Orders and a Diamond Necklace in the shape of Prince of Wales Feathers, For an event at the Royal Academy.

Diana, Princess of Wales, on a visit to the ballet in Oslo wearing a red silk taffeta evening dress designed by fashion designer Jan Van Velden.

Catherine Walker Sea Green Evening Gown worn for a State visit to Australia in 1989 is displayed at a photocall ahead of the ‘Fit for a Princess’ auction on March 15, 2013 in London. 10 dresses from the collection of Diana, Princess of Wales are to be auctioned by specialist Kerry Taylor.

Courtesy: http://in.lifestyle.yahoo.com

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