Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 16th September 1987, Westway Dairy

The Princess of Wales visits the new Westway Dairy plant in West London on 16th September 1987. At this occasion she wears a sophisticated, burgundy silk dress finely striped with cream by Victor Edelstein. The dress offers a contrast between the tight, trim cummerbund belt and the fussier matching bow ans puff sleeves.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 9th April 1987, Middlesex hospital, London

The Princess of Wales challenged prejudice towards HIV in April 1987 when she famously held hands with an AIDS patient for the cameras when opening the first purpose-built AIDS ward at Middlesex Hospital in London. A breakthrough gesture at the time, after shaking hands with nine victims, the Princess helped dispelling fears that the disease can be caught by normal social contact. It also showed her compassion and commitment to her charities. For the occasion, Diana wore a discreet tight-fitting royal blue dress by Victor Edelstein.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 19th April 1987, Easter, Windsor

For the Easter Service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor in April 1987, Diana wears a double-breasted summer coat in a lightweight pastel-blue wool with pearlized buttons and cream trimming by Catherine Walker. The designer made identical coats for Prince William and Prince Harry. Prince William is dressed in the coat that day.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 24th March 1987, King Fahd’s arrival, Gatwick Airport, London

Prince Charles and Princess Diana greeted King Fahd of Saudi Arabia at Gatwick airport on his arrival in Britain. On this occasion the Princess wears a rather unusual two piece suit in cream wool by Catherine Walker. The white Royal Hussar-style suits consists of a short fitted jacket with heavy gold braiding across the front, shoulders, back and cuffs and a skirt with an unusual V hemline matching the neckline. The Cossack-style matching hat is by Graham Smith at Kangol.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 15th May 1987, Cannes, France

Charles and Diana were in Cannes, in May 1987, for the film festival. The Princess wears a puff-ball dress in navy and white stripes by Catherine Walker worn under a coordinated, long-line, brass-buttoning double-breasted white blazer.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 17th February 1987, Klosters

On a skiing holiday in Klosters in February 1987 with Prince Charles and the Duke and Duchess of York, Diana wears a graphic all-in-one purple ski suit by Kitex sports with elaborate pink and green stripes and lone star applique work on the front.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 24th April 1987, Toledo, Spain

During a visit to Toledo, Spain in April 1987, the Princess of Wales wears a colarless double-breasted grey and white pinstripe suit by Catherine Walker. It is worn over a plain silk blouse.

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