Diana dress sells for £192,000 at auction





A dress which catapulted the Princess of Wales on to the world stage when she wore it just weeks after becoming engaged has sold for £192,000.

The 19-year-old, then Lady Diana Spencer, wore the black taffeta dress to a black-tie benefit event at Goldsmiths' Hall in the City in March 1981 - her first official engagement with her fiance the Prince of Wales.

The dress, which had been expected to sell for around £50,000, was bought at an auction in London today by a fashion museum in Chile....


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