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Sarah, Duchess of York says she was never rivals with Diana, Princess of Wales

With the recent “Meghan vs Kate” narrative that has played out in the media, it takes many long-time royal watchers back to the 1980s and a tale of two other very different royal sisters-in-law. Although the racist undertones that come into play with the Duchess of Sussex didn’t exist in this story – and neither did social media – there was a very real sense of…
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Review: Diana, A Spencer in Turmoil

In the second edition of her series, Deb Stratas focuses on the late Diana, Princess of Wales’s last year in her marriage to the Prince of Wales. Focused in 1991 and 1992, Diana, A Spencer in Turmoil tells of the difficult time in Diana’s life…the year…
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Before they were royal: The life of Diana, Princess of Wales

The life of Diana, Princess of Wales was never far removed from royalty even before she married into the House of Windsor. A member of the influential Spencer family, she counted King Edward III, King Henry VII and King Charles II among her ancestors while she’d been named in honour of a distant relative who had once been mooted as a bride for George II’s son and heir, Frederick, Prince of…
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Diana, Princess of Wales’s most iconic style moments

Diana, Princess of Wales was well-known all over the world and not just for being a member of the Royal Family. Her famous dresses and outfits gained the attention of many people all over the world. Although she had to follow royal etiquette, Diana also followed her own…
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The Wedding Dress of Diana, Princess of Wales

It is perhaps the most famous royal wedding dress of them all. The gown worn by Lady Diana Spencer for her marriage to Prince Charles, Prince of Wales on July 29th, 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral has its special place in royal history. Designed by David and Elizabeth Emanual, it came to symbolise the fairytale wedding that hundreds of millions of people around the world tuned in to watch. The…
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Royal ladies top list of fashion influencers

Global fashion search platform Lyst, has released a new interactive report exploring 100 years of the royal fashion effect. Some of the royal influencers included in the report are Queen Elizabeth II, Diana Princess of Wales, and the newest royal lady, Ms Meghan Markle. The…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: Diana, Princess of Wales

The flowers chosen by Diana, Princess of Wales for her wedding day are among the most memorable of royal bouquets. The tumbling, trailing mix of cream, green and yellow blooms that the bride carried into St. Paul’s Cathedral on July 29th 1981 for her marriage to the Prince of Wales remain among the most recognizable of royal flowers almost four decades after they were first seen. For a start…
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