Princess Diana's wedding dress goes on display, here's a look at the iconic gown

The dress that Diana, Princess of Wales, wore for her wedding to Prince Charles, has gone on display at her former Kensington Palace home. It was recently loaned by Prince William and Prince Harry. The exhibition opens on Thursday and is called Royal Style in the Making.

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The dress that Princess Diana wore for her wedding with Prince Charles, 40 years ago, is going on display at her former Kensington Palace home. The exhibition is called Royal Style in the Making, and it opens on Thursday. Its organisers called it the most famous bridal dress in history.(Reuters)

The dress that Princess Diana wore for her wedding with Prince Charles, 40 years ago, is going on display at her former Kensington Palace home. The exhibition is called Royal Style in the Making, and it opens on Thursday. Its organisers called it the most famous bridal dress in history.(Reuters)

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Prince William and Prince Harry, The Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex, loaned the dress to the exhibition, which begins a month before Diana would have turned 60. The exhibition also focuses on the work of designers who dressed Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother.(Reuters)

Prince William and Prince Harry, The Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex, loaned the dress to the exhibition, which begins a month before Diana would have turned 60. The exhibition also focuses on the work of designers who dressed Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother.(Reuters)

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The Princess of Wales's wedding dress was designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel. It featured a 25ft sequin-adorned train, which filled the aisle of the St Paul's Cathedral. The dress will be on display for the first time in 25 years.(Reuters)

The Princess of Wales's wedding dress was designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel. It featured a 25ft sequin-adorned train, which filled the aisle of the St Paul's Cathedral. The dress will be on display for the first time in 25 years.(Reuters)

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The train was the longest ever for a British Royal bride and memorably appeared crumpled as Diana had emerged from her carriage. The dress was trimmed with vintage lace originally belonging to Queen Mary, pearls and thousands of sequins.(Associated Press)

The train was the longest ever for a British Royal bride and memorably appeared crumpled as Diana had emerged from her carriage. The dress was trimmed with vintage lace originally belonging to Queen Mary, pearls and thousands of sequins.(Associated Press)

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The exhibition, which runs until January 2, chronicles some of the hard toils behind the iconic dress, featuring photographs of the seamstresses as well as the keys for the safe where it was safely deposited nightly.(Associated Press)

The exhibition, which runs until January 2, chronicles some of the hard toils behind the iconic dress, featuring photographs of the seamstresses as well as the keys for the safe where it was safely deposited nightly.(Associated Press)

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Diana, the Princess of Wales, had married Prince Charles on July 29, 1981. The exhibition of her dress comes at a time when both her sons have recently spoken more about their mother's pain at the end of her marriage and their sense of her legacy.(Associated Press)

Diana, the Princess of Wales, had married Prince Charles on July 29, 1981. The exhibition of her dress comes at a time when both her sons have recently spoken more about their mother's pain at the end of her marriage and their sense of her legacy.(Associated Press)

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