From left to right: Princess Diana at a charity ball at Osterley House wearing her “mermaid” dress by Catherine Walker, May 1989; With Prince Charles on their honeymoon by the River Dee wearing a Bill Pashley tweed day suit, August 1981; At a visit to the White House in Washingtonm D.C. wearing a black dress by Victor Edelstein, November 1985. From left to right: From the Hulton Royals Collection, by Bob Thomas/Popperfoto, by Jean-Louis Atlan/Sygma, all from Getty Images.
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VICTOR EDELSTEIN EVENING GOWN -Forties-inspired with “Dynasty”-style padded shoulders, this bottle-green velvet Victor Edelstein gown made in 1985 was worn only for private entertaining, so there are no public photographs of Diana wearing it. “The dress has what looks like a tiny handprint on the skirt, which could have easily been dry-cleaned out, but it’s part of the charm,” Taylor reveals. “The suspicion is that it could have been a little prince saying: ‘Don’t go out,