Princess Diana's most iconic looks - 20 years on

August 31st, 2017 will mark the twentieth anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana.
August 31st, 2017 will mark the twentieth anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana.

It is hard to believe that today marks twenty years since the tragic death of Princess Diana.

The Princess of Wales died in Paris, France after suffering injuries in a fatal car accident. 

Twenty years on from her death, Diana is still praised by the public for her humanitarian work, her relationship with her children and of course, her style.

Although many style icons are known for a specific look or fashion trend, Diana was known as a 'modern royal'.

The exhibit is aptly named 'Diana: Her Fashion Story
Diana's dresses in the 'Diana: Her Fashion Story' exhibit in Newbridge

She was a woman who could go from daring dresses on the red carpet to jeans and jumpers with the kids to skirt suits for official engagements at a moment's notice.

She had a number of iconic dresses including 'The Revenge Dress' designed by Christina Stambolian which she wore to the Serpentine Gallery summer party on the day her husband, Prince Charles, confessed to having an affair with Camilla Parker.

Then there was the Travolta dress. The Princess attended an event at the White House where she met Ronald and Nancy Reagan.

Diana wore a midnight blue Victor Edelstein gown and famously danced with none other than John Travolta.

The actor later told Vanity Fair: "That was one of the highlights of my life".

Perhaps Diana's most famous fashion moment was that of her wedding; her dress was designed and created by Elizabeth Emanuel and her husband David.

This dress represents an important moment for Diana's fashion journey. Nicknamed 'Shy Di', Diana's wardrobe was ultra feminine, conservative and filled with frills but after her wedding day, she became more daring with her outfit choices.

Looks through the gallery at some of Princess Diana's most iconic fashion moments.

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