Libby Thompson, Historic Royal Palaces curator, said: ‘Fashion Rules has proved popular with our visitors, and we’re delighted to be able to expand on this theme to celebrate the style evolution of three iconic modern royal women. The new display will delve even deeper into the royal wardrobe, revealing some real surprises that I hope will challenge the way we think of royal style'

Libby Thompson, Historic Royal Palaces curator, said: ‘Fashion Rules has proved popular with our visitors, and we’re delighted to be able to expand on this theme to celebrate the style evolution of three iconic modern royal women. The new display will delve even deeper into the royal wardrobe, revealing some real surprises that I hope will challenge the way we think of royal style'

Dramatic: Dubbed ‘my mermaid dress’ by Diana, every inch of this Catherine Walker gown is embellished with sequins and was designed to shimmer under the flash-bulbs that followed her every move

Princess Diana's most breathtaking gowns go on display

Dramatic: Dubbed ‘my mermaid dress’ by Diana, every inch of this Catherine Walker gown is embellished with sequins and was designed to shimmer under the flash-bulbs that followed her every move

An exhibition assistant at Kensington Palace looks at a Hardy Amies dress that was worn by Queen Elizabeth II

Princess Diana's glamorous gowns are unveiled to the public

An exhibition assistant at Kensington Palace looks at a Hardy Amies dress that was worn by Queen Elizabeth II

iana loved going to the movies and sometimes she also took fashion inspiration from what she watched. For this strapless dress, left, by designer Catherine Walker, she looked to Grace Kelly’s gown in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1955 classic To Catch A Thief

Princess Diana's most breathtaking gowns go on display

iana loved going to the movies and sometimes she also took fashion inspiration from what she watched. For this strapless dress, left, by designer Catherine Walker, she looked to Grace Kelly’s gown in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1955 classic To Catch A Thief

The dress looks much more vivid and vibrant in situ

FIRST LOOK: Inside the Queen, Margaret and Diana's style over four decades at Fashion Rules exhibition opening tomorrow

How our fashion Queen's reigned supreme

How our fashion Queen's reigned supreme: As a sensational exhibition of the Queen’s outfits opens to mark her 90th birthday, we get an exclusive preview and discover the fascinating stories behind them

Another Emanuel Signature Idea  that we wanted ti include was the boned  bodice to enhance Lady Diana's shape(Drawn in very tight at the waist) Also we wanted to create a very full skirt to give a scale to the dress that would reflect the fact that the Wedding was at St Paul's. It is One of the Largest Cathedral in the World

Another Emanuel Signature Idea that we wanted ti include was the boned bodice to enhance Lady Diana's shape(Drawn in very tight at the waist) Also we wanted to create a very full skirt to give a scale to the dress that would reflect the fact that the Wedding was at St Paul's. It is One of the Largest Cathedral in the World

Among the most globally recognisable outfits on show is the dress worn by the Queen at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Dresses that ruled Britain: Secrets of the Queen's outfits revealed

Among the most globally recognisable outfits on show is the dress worn by the Queen at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Dresses that ruled Britain: An intriguing exhibition unveils the secrets behind the Queen's historic outfits | Daily Mail Online

Dresses that ruled Britain: An intriguing exhibition unveils the secrets behind the Queen's historic outfits | Daily Mail Online

Stunning evening dress, by Bruce Oldfield 1986

FIRST LOOK: Inside the Queen, Margaret and Diana's style over four decades at Fashion Rules exhibition opening tomorrow

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