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Daily buzz: Princess Diana's dresses sell for 1.2 million

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Daily buzz: Princess Diana's dresses sell for 1.2 million

Princess Diana's blue velvet Victor Edelstein gown. Image courtesy of Kerry Taylor Auctions.

Ten of Princess Diana's famous dresses sold for a total of 1.2 million in a London auction yesterday afternoon. The royal styles came from some of Diana's favourite designers including Catherine Walker, Zandra Rhodes and Bruce Oldfield. The most coveted item, Diana's midnight blue Victor Edelstein gown from her renowned dance with John Travolta at the White House, was purchased for over $300,000 by a British citizen. Luckily, museums from around the world purchased a few of the iconic dresses so you can still catch a glimpse of these historical British designs. [ Vogue UK] [ Telegraph UK] [ Montreal Gazette] More daily fashion news: Kate Middleton wears Topshop for charity visit with Prince William [ Marie Claire] Kate Moss takes on a sushi shop [ WWD] Toronto Fashion Week: In love with Pink Tartan [ ELLECanada.com]

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Daily buzz: Princess Diana's dresses sell for 1.2 million