GMD’s favourite fashion pieces inspired by Princess Diana
Princess Diana was undoubtedly a style icon during the 80’s. GMD takes a look back at her famous choices.
Last week the first movie poster for the highly anticipated film Diana was revealed. The movie, staring Naomi Watts, is due to be released in September and has already obtained a substantial fan base surrounding it. The first trailer was released last month and shows Watts portraying Princess Diana throughout her lifetime, from her ventures to Anglora to being hounded by the paparazzi.
Sure to be a highly moving film, Girl Meets Dress take a look back at some of Princess Diana’s best fashion choices and why she is regarded as one of the most stylish royal women.
The Style: One Shoulder
1983 – It was the UK premier of James Bond film Octopussy and Princess Diana chose to wear a beautiful one shoulder gown covered in silver bugle beads, teamed with a silver clutch bag and matching silver shoes. Get the look with Gorgeous Couture’s Bailey Maxi Blush dress, available to rent from Girl Meets Dress for £69.
The Style: Cut Out
1985 – Designed by Bruce Oldfield, Princess Diana wore this silver pleated gown to a benefit fashion show. Always known to take risks, the dress had a cut out back revealing Diana’s rebellious side. We’ve got two stunning open back dresses for you to choose from to get Princess Diana’s look; Acne’s Adelle Tape Dress available to rent for £49 and Alice + Olivia’s Lanie Open Back Dress available to hire from £69.
The Style: Strapless
1987 – Worn to the Cannes Film Festival, this dress emcompassed elegance with classic draping. The chiffon material allowed Diana to glide over the red carpet, capturing everyone’s attention. Ariella Couture have developed a stunning range of evening gowns, available to rent from £59. Two examples, which both intergrate Princess Diana’s baby blue colour scheme are Ariella Couture’s Catherine Gown and their Selena Gown.
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