Princess Diana’s dress was sold at a record price. The dress was sold for around 9 lakh pounds. That is about 11 times more than the expected auction price. This information is known in a BBC report.
The ballerina gown set a new record for the most expensive dress ever worn by Diana sold at Julien’s Auctions in Hollywood. It was created by Moroccan-born British fashion designer Jack Azaguri. Diana wore the gorgeous black dress to a dinner party in Florence, Italy in 1985. Her husband Charles was also with her at that time. Diana then wore the dress to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in 1986.
The black velvet evening dress was initially thought to fetch £78,000 at auction. Later sold for 11 times the price. Which was about 11 lakh 48 thousand 80 dollars in US currency. And more than 12.5 crores in Bangladeshi currency.
Earlier in 1991, Princess Diana’s velvet gown was auctioned. At that time it was sold for around £476,000. This was the highest ever sale of Diana’s dress at auction. But the latest auction price at Julien’s Auctions in Hollywood topped it all. Auctioneer Martin Nolan, who bought Diana’s dress, said she plans to display the dress in the future.
Apart from the gorgeous dress, several other items worn by the diner went up for auction at Julien’s Auctions in Lewes recently. This includes a blouse she is wearing. It was reportedly sold for 3 lakh euros. Although it was expected to sell for 63 thousand euros.
The black dress was worn by Diana during her engagement to Charles in 1981. Diana sold the dress for a record auction price in June 1997. He sold it to raise money for a charity treatment.