Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 2nd December 1982, Great Ormond Hospital, London

Diana arrives at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children on 2nd December 1982.She wears a raspberry pink woollen double-breasted two-piece suit designed by Jasper Conran. The long jacket has turned back cuffs, a mandarin collar and fastens with a double row of transparent buttons. The suit is completed with a full skirt.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 20th April 1982, St Mary, Scilly Isles

The Princess visited St Mary’s, the Isles of Scilly, in April 1982. At this occasion the pregnant Princess wears a silk maternity dress in pale blue with white spots with a ruffled collar and cuffs with puffed sleeves, and is cut to fall from the bust. Diana chose it from a Catherine Walker brochure and it was one of her first dresses by the designer who would make so much of her wardrobe in the years to come.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 2nd September 1982, Heathrow airport

The Princess arriving at Heathrow airport in September 1982. Diana regained her slender figure after the birth of Prince William and she wears a wine-coloured suit with a peplum jacket and knee-length skirt. It is worn with a white blouse by Bellville Sassoon.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 22nd June 1982, Leaving St Mary Hospital, London

The crowds were still there outside the hospital when Diana left St Mary’s Hospital less than 24 hours after giving birth to Prince William in June 1982. The Princess wears a green maternity dress by Catherine Walker with white polka dots and a white collar and tie.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 16th November 1982, Welcoming Queen Beatrix, Westminster Pier, London

Amid growing rumours that the Princess has contracted anorexia, she still manages a smile while greeting Queen Beatrix of Holland, at Westminster Pier, London for a state visit in November 1982. Diana wears a pink silk suit. The silk is printed with a flower motif quilted on the tightly belted jacket which had a highly frilled neckline and straight sleeves gathered at the shoulders. It is worn with a felt boater in a matching shade by John Boyd.

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Princess Diana: 3rd September 1982, Carolyn Pride’s wedding, London

This pretty, shocking pink silk sailor-style dress with a detachable white collar was worn to the wedding of the Princess’s former flatmate, Carolyn Pride, at Chelsea Old Church September 3rd 1982. The drop elasticated waist of this dress by Catherine Walker enabled it to be easily converted to maternity wear.

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