Diana: Her Fashion Story

When

  • Open daily until 17 February 2019
Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.

Ticketing information

At peak times we anticipate a high volume of visitors, so please do allow for queuing time.

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The definitive dress exhibition

Trace the evolution of Diana, Princess of Wales' style, from the demure, romantic dresses and other outfits of her first public appearances, to the glamour, elegance and confidence of her later life.

Among the highlights in this critically-acclaimed exhibition is Victor Edelstein's iconic ink blue velvet gown, famously worn at the White House when the Princess danced with John Travolta.

The exhibition also includes never-before displayed outfits such as a sumptuous Victor Edelstein evening gown worn for an official portrait by Terence Donovan.

New discoveries and original designs

A blue tartan Emanuel coat, worn for an official visit to Venice in the 1980s, went on public display at Kensington Palace for the first time in 2017.

The coat, a rare survival of the Princess's daywear, was only recently rediscovered and acquired by Historic Royal Palaces at auction.

In this elegant exhibition at Diana's former London home, her relationship with her favourite designers is explored through a display of some of their original fashion sketches, created for her during the design process.

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