Princess Diana’s wedding dress with a 25-foot train on display at Kensington Palace; see photos
that of Princess Diana iconic wedding dress was exhibited at Kensington Palace and has become the centerpiece of a new exhibition called ‘Royal Style in the Making’.
Visitors to the exhibition will be able to witness the intricate details of the dress the royal wore to her wedding to Prince Charles in 1981, from its scoop neckline to the puffed sleeves adorned with bows. In addition, they will also see the dramatic 25 foot train.
This is the first time that Princess Diana’s bridal ensemble has been on display in over 25 years. Previously, it was part of an exhibition in July 1998 at Diana’s ancestral home, Althorp, a year after her tragic death.
A preview of the Royal Exhibition was also shared by Historic Royal Palaces on its official Instagram page. The exhibition will explore the relationship between fashion designers and their royal clients.
Designer Elizabeth Emanuel, who created the gorgeous wedding dress with her ex-husband David, said People, “It will be like seeing an old friend again after all these years. I was looking at the pictures again today, and can’t believe how many sequins we sewed onto the dress. It will be a magnificent exhibition. “
Matthew Storey, curator of the exhibition at Historic Royal Palaces, said in a statement: “Our summer exhibition at Kensington Palace will highlight some of the foremost talent in British design, whose work has helped shape the visual identity of the royal family. through the twentieth century. The display case will also include a rare surviving canvas for Queen Elizabeth’s mother’s 1937 coronation gown, and clothing from iconic fashion designers Norman Hartnell and David Sassoon.
“We will explore how the partnership between each designer and client works and reveal the process behind the creation of a number of the most important tailoring commissions in royal history. While one of the highlights will no doubt be Diana, Princess of Wales Emanuel’s stunning wedding dress, which will be presented at the palace for the first time in 25 years – we have some real surprises up our sleeve for the fans. fashion! “Floor added.
The Royal Style in the Making exhibition will run until January 2, 2022.
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