A Dress for Diana

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Pavilion Books, Aug 15, 2006 - Design - 208 pages

After more than 20 years in a City vault, designers David and Elizabeth Emanuel open the four locked trunks which reveal the story behind their creation of Princess Diana’s wedding dress. The contents of the trunks paint an astonishingly personal and intimate portrait of the incredible painstaking preparation and rehearsal for one of the history's most famous wedding dresses. The treasure ranges from original sketches and fabric swatches, to a spare silk umbrella and shoes, and even the handbag Elizabeth Emanuel carried with her on the day containing smelling salts and glucose tablets. Unseen photographs of the preparation and rehearsals chart the build up to the big day.

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User Review  - Darlene K. - Overstock.com

She is my favorite and this book did not disappoint. Gives a great overview of the dress and the process - perfect for a royal watcher or fashionista Read full review

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User Review  - TX1955 - LibraryThing

The book is filled with lots of inside information about the selection of the dress and how it came to be. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

David and Elizabeth Emmanuel found world acclaim when they created the sumptuous ivory taffeta and antique lace wedding dress with a 25-meter train for Lady Diana Spencer. Elizabeth now runs a fashion studio in London, David has just finished filming a series for US television on shopping.

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