Princess Diana's dresses for auction

10 dresses worn by Princess Diana will be auctioned off by Kerry Taylor Auctions. The total collection's worth is estimated at RM2.8 million

Victor Edelstein bottle-green velvet evening gown, 1985
This 1940s-inspired dress was designed for private entertaining. The dress bears small spots which could be the imprint of a small child's hand -- one of the young princes? Estimated: RM94,000-141,000. | Astro Awani
princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Victor Edelstein bottle-green velvet evening gown, 1985 This 1940s-inspired dress was designed for private entertaining. The dress bears small spots which could be the imprint of a small child's hand -- one of the young princes? Estimated: RM94,000-141,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Zandra Rhodes white chiffon cocktail dress, 1987 Diana wore this dress, from Zandra Rhodes's 1985 Autumn/Winter collection called 'India Revisited,' to the Birthright benefit at the London Palladium. Estimated: RM141,000 - RM189,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Catherine Walker burgundy velvet sheath This dress comes with an embroidered tailcoat, and was worn by the Princess to the premiere of 'Steel Magnolias', in aid of the Prince's Trust in February 1990 and for the State visit to Korea in 1992. Estimated at: RM189,000-RM283,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Catherine Walker sea-green sequined evening gown Diana wore this outfit for a state visit to Austria in 1989, accessorised with a diamond and emerald choker necklace that was a wedding present from the Queen Mother. She wore it on several other occasions including a charity ball at Osterley House to raise funds for the British Paraplegic Society and the film premiere of 'Biggles' in 1993. Estimated: RM141,000-RM236,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Bruce Oldfield black velvet evening gown This gown was a custom variation of a sleeveless, white taffeta gown from Bruce Oldfield's 1981 collection. An official portrait by Lord Snowdon shows Diana in this dress, which she also wore at the first night gala opening of 'Les Miserables' at the Barbican centre in October 1985. Estimated: RM141,000-RM236,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Catherine Walker pink sequined ivory crepe gown with asymmetric neckline. Diana chose to wore this gown for a banquet given by President Collor at the Itamaraty Palace on a state visit to Brazil, April 1991. She later wore it to the premiere of 'Stepping Out' and was photographed in it talking to Liza Minnelli. Estimated: RM189,000-RM283,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Catherine Walker black velvet and beaded evening gown This halter-neck gown became one of the outfits most associated with the image of Diana, as she wore it for the Vanity Fair photo shoot by Mario Testino at Kensington Palace, 1997. Catherine Walker in fact made two dresses in this style for Diana, the other executed in black silk crepe. Estimated: RM236,000-RM330,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Catherine Walker burgundy crushed velvet evening gown This gown was worn by Diana during a state visit to Australia in 1985; on her appearance at Government House in Canberra, she teamed it with a tiara. In contrast, when she wore it to the premiere of 'Back to the Future,' her accessories consisted of a long strand of pearls knotted at the back. Estimated: RM189,000-RM283,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Catherine Walker Mughal-inspired lavishly embroidered pink slubbed silk evening gown and bolero This gown was made specially for the state visit to India in February 1992. The intricate embroidery on the outfit was inspired by an inlaid marquetry box of Indian origin. Lord Snowdon photographed Princess Diana in the dress in 1997. Estimated: RM378,000-RM567,000.

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

princess diana dresses, dress for auction

Victor Edelstein midnight-blue velvet evening gown This much-photographed gown was worn by Diana to the state dinner at the White House given by President and Mrs Reagan in November 1985. The gown was accessorized with a sapphire and pearl choker. The dress became one of the most viewed of all her gowns, as on that occasion Diana danced with John Travolta at the event. She also wore it on two other state visits, as well as for an official portrait by artist Israel Zohar in 1990, a visit to the Opera House in 1991 where she met Vivienne Westwood and another portrait by Lord Snowdon done in 1997. Estimated: RM945,000.