12 Hidden Details On Princess Diana’s Wedding Dress You Didn’t Know About

  
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10. The veil was longer than the train

Designer David Emanuel stated that their was no question that the veil should be dramatic and extend past the hem of the dress. The extravagant veil was anchored by her tiara and used 153 yards of tulle total. The veil accompanied a dramatic train that reached an impressive 25 feet! “We wanted her to look like no princess had ever looked before,” Elizabeth Emanuel explained. “So we set out to discover the length of the longest royal wedding dress train there’d been, and discovered it was 23ft. We joked that we could go one better — in fact, two feet better — and make one that was 25ft. She loved the idea.”

29/07/81 / Press Association

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9. She had an accidental perfume stain on the dress

Princess Diana accidentally spilled her Quelques Fleurs perfume down the front of the dress while getting ready, according to her makeup artist Barbara Daly. Fortunately, she was able to simply tuck the stained area and hope that the damaged area would go unnoticed. Clearly guests were too busy swooning and being awestruck over the gown to realize the stain, but Diana can be pictured in a few photos hiding the stain with her handing and covering it with her bouquet of flowers.

Mirrorpix/Courtesy Everett Collection (MPWA574609)

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