Now, 20 years on from her untimely passing, Kensington Palace, Diana's home for more than 15 years, will be home to an exhibition of her wardrobe.
Opening on 24th February, 'Diana: Her Fashion Story' illustrates Diana's wardrobe evolution, from the demure outfits of her first public appearances to the glamorous pieces she had the confidence to wear in later years.
Highlights of the exhibition include Catherine Walker suits that were Diana's go-to work attire, the pink Emanuel blouse worn for her engagement portrait by Lord Snowdon in 1981, and Victor Edelstein's iconic ink blue velvet gown, famously worn at the White House when the Princess danced with John Travolta.
A blue tartan Emanuel suit which Diana wore for an official visit to Venice in the 1980s, will go on display in public for the first time. The suit is a rare piece of Princess Diana's daywear which was only recently rediscovered and acquired by Historic Royal Palaces – the charity responsible for Kensington Palace - at auction.
During her time living at Kensington Palace, Diana took great interest in the historic Sunken Garden. In remembrance of the Princess, a temporary White Garden will be planted in the palace gardens. The garden display will complement the fashion exhibition, with flowers inspired by the Princess' life and style.