Princess Diana more than 16 years after her death, a museum just dropped $167,000 to acquire a dress worn by the late royal.Sold! Proving that the world still can't get enough of
The frothy gold-and-white gown, which has been dubbed the Princess Diana "fairy tale" dress, was (conservatively) estimated to sell for between $80,000 and $130,000 at auctioneer Kerry Taylor's biannual Passion for Fashion auction in London on Tuesday. But considering that a midnight-blue velvet Victor Edelstein dress that Diana wore when she famously danced with John Travolta at a 1985 state dinner sold in March for $362,400 to a British man who bought it to “cheer up his wife,” the fairy tale dress's sale price isn’t that shocking.
The museum that purchased the gown hasn't yet been identified, but it is reportedly not in Great Britain.
Made of white tulle and satin and embellished with a dazzle of gold sequins, rhinestones, and pearlRead More »from Princess Diana's 'Fairy Tale' Gown Sells for $167K