Dress Princess Diana wore to dance with John Travolta sold for 510k


Dress Princess Diana wore to dance with John Travolta sold for 510k

Dress Princess Diana wore to dance with John Travolta sold for 510,000

9:29 PM on 24th June 2011

Iconic: Princess Diana wore this stunning midnight-blue Victor Edelstein gown when she famously danced with John Travolta at a White House event hosted by Ronald Reagan in 1985

Iconic: Princess Diana wore this stunning midnight-blue Victor Edelstein gown when she famously danced with John Travolta at a White House event hosted by Ronald Reagan in 1985

Star of the auction: The midnight blue gown fetched an astronomical 510,000 Princess Diana at Versailles in 1994

Star of the auction: The midnight-blue gown fetched an astronomical 510,000, and also up for auction was this Catherine Walker black halter-neck, left, worn by Diana at Versailles in 1994, and right

The satin dress worn in Brazil goes for 115,000 The burgundy velvet outfit fetched 130,000

Sold: The late Princess Diana”s dresses fetched huge amounts at an auction in Toronto

Big seller: The famous Vanity Fair gown fetched a whopping 160,000 at the Canadian auction

Big seller: The famous Vanity Fair gown fetched a whopping 160,000 at the Canadian auction

“Travolta dress”: Victor Edelstein”s iconic midnight blue velvet off-the-shoulder gown was part of an auction of 14 dresses which had all belonged to Diana

Line-up: The dresses were sold at auction in Toronto by private collector Maureen Rorech Dunke, who bought them at a charity auction by the Princess of Wales at Christie

Line-up: The dresses were sold at auction in Toronto by private collector Maureen Rorech Dunke, who bought them at a charity auction by the Princess of Wales at Christie”s in New York in June 1997

Sad end: Tampa businesswoman Maureen Dunkel poses with one of the dresses on display at Toronto

Sad end: Tampa businesswoman Maureen Dunkel poses with one of the dresses on display at Toronto”s Design Exchange ahead of the auction. The proceeds will help pay off Ms Dunkel”s debts

Enduring: This grey crepe gown, covered in pearls, which Diana wore for this famous Mario Testino photo shoot for Vanity Fair in 1997, was in the Toronto auction

Enduring: This grey crepe gown, covered in pearls, which Diana wore for this famous Mario Testino photo shoot for Vanity Fair in 1997, was in the Toronto auction

Diana at Back to the Future premiere Diana at Les Miserables premiere

Red carpet frocks: The sale included this crushed velvet gown, worn to the 1985 premire of Back to the Future, left, and a black Bruce Oldfield dress, right, worn to the Les Misrables premire the same year

Princess Diana 1991 charity ball at Guildhall in aid of Royal Marsden Princess Diana at Steel Magnolias premiere in 1990

Auctioned: Princess Diana wore this Catherine Walker tartan dress at a ball in aid of the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital in 1991, left. She wore the red dress and coat, right, to the 1990 Steel Magnolias premiere

Sold! A Christie

Sold! A Christie”s auctioneer celebrates in 1997 when the iconic blue velvet dress Princess Diana wore when she danced with John Travolta is sold in New York

John Travolta dress

510,00: Designed by Victor Edelstein
Diana wore this midnight-blue dress the night she she danced with John Travolta in 1985

India tour dress

216,00: Designed by Catherine Walker
This lilac wild silk gown with bolero jacket was designed for Diana”s State Tour of India in 1992

Mario Testino dress

159,000: Designed by Catherine Walker Cream silk crepe. Worn for Mario Testino Vanity Fair shoot

Mario Testino dress

121,000: Designed by Catherine Walker Grey silk crepe with pearls. Also worn for Vanity Fair shoot

Zandra Rhodes

70,000: Designed by Zandra Rhodes An Edwardian-style silk chiffon evening dress with glass beads

Sequinned dress

83,000: Designed by Catherine Walker Turquoise sequinned dress. Worn on 1993 visit to Vienna

Catherine Walker navy crepe

108,000: Designed by Catherine Walker Nautical-style navy silk. Often worn on Royal Yacht Britannia

Balmoral dress

89,000: Designed by Catherine Walker Silk and velvet tartan. Worn to 1991 ball for the Royal Marsden

Steel Magnolias dress

134,000: Designed by Catherine Walker red velvet dress with tailcoat. Worn on 1992 state visit to Korea

Backless crushed velvet

89,000: Designed by Catherine Walker Low back crushed red velvet. Worn to 1985 film premire

Brazil dress

115,000: Designed by Catherine Walker One-sleeved gown ivory satin. Worn on visit to Brazil in 1991

Versailles dress

134,000: Designed by Catherine Walker Halter-neck black silk. Worn at Versailles in 1994

Les Miserables dress

102,000: Designed by Bruce Oldfield Dramatic black velvet. Worn to Les Misrables premire in 1985

Green silk velvet

89,000: Designed by Victor Edelstein Green velvet. Worn at private Kensington Palace parties