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Princess Diana’s star-studded dress fetched a record $1.148 million at auction

Princess Diana’s star-studded dress fetched a record $1.148 million at auction



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Dress you are wearing Princess Diana in 1985 for a record $1.148 million at auction, 11 times its estimate.

Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles said in a media statement that the blue and black dress, designed by Moroccan-British fashion designer Jacques Azagury, is now the most expensive dress worn by the princess to be sold at auction, breaking the previous record of $604,800. .

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The dress was designed by Moroccan-British fashion designer Jacques Azagury.

Diana wore the dress, which featured a black velvet bodice embroidered with stars, in Florence, Italy, in April 1985, and in Vancouver, Canada, in May 1986.

The dress was sold with a matching illustration as part of Julien’s “Legends of Hollywood” auction, which ended on Sunday.

The sale also witnessed A Pink chiffon blouse Diana wore it in her engagement photo in 1981. It sold for $381,000, nearly four times the expected price.

Earlier this year, twisted wool Sheep embellished jacket It set a record for the most expensive jacket ever sold at auction and the highest price paid for an item of clothing worn by Diana, fetching $1.143 million at an auction in New York. Diana wore the jacket in 1981, when she was engaged to Prince Charles, heir to the British throne.

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