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To the iconic, off-the-shoulder dress that Princess Diana wore when she famously danced with John Travolta at the White House in 1985, it has failed to sell at auction, but two days later, it was finally purchased for $ 290,000 from a foundation to a group.

On Wednesday, the independent charity, Historic Royal Palaces, was announced as the new owner of the midnight blue velvet Victor Edelstein gown that the Princess of Wales, danced with the “Grease”star.

What is surprising is that the dress does not sell, it went under the hammer by Kerry Taylor Auctions on Monday, as the lovely evening, it was expected to fetch as much as $460,000, The Independent reports. Interested parties reportedly failed to meet the reserve bid in the amount of approximately $262,000.

Princess Diana dances with actor John Travolta in a dress designed by Victor Edelstein, and while attending a state dinner at the White House in 1985.
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The dress has been found to be an ideal home, with its Historical Royal Palaces, such as the legendary track and will be joining the group from the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. The organization operates independently of the attractions such as Buckingham Palace and the controls are some of the U. k. ‘ s unoccupied royal palaces.

“We are very pleased to have acquired this iconic evening gown for the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection – a designated collection of national and international interest, with more than 20 years ago, for the first time, to the left, and Kensington Palace,” the curator Eleri Lynn, said in a press release.

Have an assistant fit to be Princess Diana’s iconic ‘Travolta Dress’, at the Kerry Taylor Auctions.
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According to People, Diana was asked to be a naval version of the Edelstein dress after seeing it in the burgundy region, from the designer’s studio. Very happy with the final product in the course of a fitting, the Kensington Palace, the “People’s Princess” is said to have rushed to show it off to Prince Charles, who said she was “really good.”

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Said to be one of her favorite frocks, the princess wore the “Travolta Dress” for a variety of engagements, after the most memorable is the evening meal, the Independent reports. Later, she auctioned it for $131,000, while fund-raising for AIDS charities-in June 1997, two months before her untimely death.

Princess Diana’s iconic ‘Travolta ‘ Dress’ (in the centre) at the Kerry Taylor Auctions.
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“Diana has become a fashion icon in the same way that Jackie Kennedy or Audrey Hepburn — timeless, classy, and still so relevant,” Lynn thought of the beautiful princess’ legacy mode). “They have helped to popularize the romantic look of the early’ 80s, the legendary glamour of the ‘Dynasty’ look in the late ’80s, and the slim silhouette of the’ 90s.”

“A lot of designers have spoken to me about Diana’s incredible charisma and presence… but I do think that Diana was a real triumph in the fashion that they rose to the top, so that in the end, all you could see was in front of her.”

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