On 3rd April 1983 during an official trip in Australia, Prince Charles, accompanied by Princess Diana, travelled to Warwick Farm to play in a polo match, his first for six months. For the Princess, though, there was an ulterior motive. At the match she met Ann Bolton, her flatmate from bachelor-girl days, who was now resident in Australia. The Princess was wearing a pale blue and white stripes dress with a white sailor collar by Catherine Walker.
The Princess of Wales visited Wales on 16 November 1993 to carry out a series of engagements in Carmarthen including a visit at the Teen Challenge in Gorslas where she visited a crafs workshop and met staff and students. Diana was wearing a double-breasted green tweed wool suit with green velvet trim along the lapels, the sleeves and the pockets and a pencil skirt. The jacket features self covered velvet buttons.
Black “Finella” pleated stretch-crepe midi dress crafted from sculpting stretch-crepe. It has a draped bodice, nipped-in waist, a voluminous box-pleated skirt and a zip fastening along the back. Fabric composition: 65% acetate, 29% polyamide, 6% elastane; lining: 97% polyester, 3% elastane. By Preen by Thornton Bregazzi.
This is a beautiful dress, the draped bodice and the length are particularly elegant and this dress really suits the Duchess.
1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 22nd November 2016 during the Place2Be Awards at Mansion House in London. The dress was associated with the gorgeous Crystal Bow belt by Temperley London.
Chiffon with textured velvet print “Cersei” evergreen silk dress featuring a high neck, long sheer sleeves and ankle-length full skirt. Fabric Composition: main: 55% Silk, 45% Viscose, lining: 100% Polyester. By L. K. Bennett.
I am not a big fan of this dress, it is too dark, the fabric pattern is too fussy and the cut not very modern in my opinion. The only thing I like about it is the quality of the fabric.
1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 22nd November 2016 at the Natural History Museum in Kensington, London.
On 11th May 1986 in Tokyo, Japan, the Princess of Wales wore an elegant cream and black wool suit by Catherine Walker. The double-breasted white jacket has black covered buttons to match the collar and cuffs and is completed with a long pleated black skirt. More than 100 000 people lined the streets of Tokyo in scenes of near hysteria to catch a glimpse of the Prince and Princess of Wales as they passed by in their open car. The couple visited St Alban’s Anglican church and the Princess watched demonstrations of doll-making and ikebana in the annexe of the Akasaka Palace.
The “Lio” baize black coat by Diane Von Furstenberg with plated detailing, contrasting applications, double-breasted closure, long sleeves, epaulet sleeves, faceted black buttons, includes cuff links and lined interior.
1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this coat on 13th November 2011 to attend the Remembrance Sunday service in Cenotaph, London. She wore it without the cuff links.
2- The Duchess wore it again for the same event the following year on 11th November 2012 with a different hat.
3- The coat was worn again on 13th November 2016 to attend Remembrance Sunday in London.
Knee-length “Callas” luxurious black coat crafted from an exquisite floral diamond jacquard from Italy and softly gathered at the waist. The coat feature a boat neckline and a button fastening at the side. Fabric composition: 41% wool, 32% polyester, 27% acetate; lining: 100% silk. By Temperley.
Beautiful coat made with a luxurious fabric.
1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this coat on 12th November 2016 to attend the Festival of Remembrance at the Albert Hall, London.