Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 31st March 1983, Tasmania, Launceston and Mowbray, Australia

Charles and Diana visited Lauceston, Tasmania on 31st March 1983. Later that day they visited the sleepy town of Kempton, Oatlands, Ross and Campbell Town. The final engagement of the trip to Tasmania was a visit to the Australian Maritime College.  Jasper Conran designed the two-piece white suit worn by the Princess. The white suit has a long jacket, the skirt is a simple straight cut and it is worn over a blouse with a high mandarin collar. The ivory-coloured hat with silk flowers attached to one side is by John Boyd.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 29th March 1983, Newcastle and Town Hall, Maitland, Australia

Prince Charles and Princess Diana traveled to Maitland, Australia in March 1983 for a walkabout and official welcome. The Princess wore a pale rose-pink and white striped suit by Catherine Walker that consisted of a short jacket with puffed sleeves over a simple blouse and skirt. The shapely skull cap with a large bow at the back was designed by John Boyd.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 24th March 1983, Government House, Canberra, Australia

On 24th March 1983 in Canberra, Australia the Princess of Wales wore a dazzling new evening dress to a dinner given by the Governor General. This drop-waist style, V-necked pin-tucked bodice ballgown, with leg-of-mutton sleeves, was designed by Murray Arbeid and made in yellow-gold silk taffeta.


Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 24th March 1983, Canberra, Australia

The Princess of Wales wears a bright turquoise silk two-piece suit by Catherine Walker when she arrived in Canberra, Australia on 24th March 1983. The blouse has tiny pin tucks on the bodice and a mandarin collar. The skirt is full. The small skull cap is by John Boyd.

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