WEARING a skin-tight, off-the-shoulder body con dress that screamed “I’m moving on” after her split from Charles, Princess Diana pretty much invented revenge dressing almost 30 years ago.
Since then every starlet worth her salt has stepped out in a statement outfit following a messy break-up.
Remember Mariah Carey’s skirt and crop top ensemble at the 1997 MTV VMAs following her split from music executive hubby Tommy Mottola?Or Jennifer Aniston looking effortlessly chic on the red carpet in vintage Chanel shortly after Brad Pitt left her in 2005?
Most celebrities know the power of sending a subtle message through their outfits. But Diana — who died in 1997 — was better at it than most and always knew exactly how to express herself using her wardrobe.
In fact, she was somewhat of an expert, as these pictures from Eloise Moran’s new book reveal . . .
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The Lady Di Look Book by Eloise Moran (Mitchell Beazley, £25) is out now.
ONE of Diana’s most iconic looks was the sexy Christina Stambolian dress that she wore to dinner at Kensington Gardens in the summer of 1994.
Cut above the knee, the frock became known as her Revenge Dress because she wore it on the same night that Prince Charles admitted to adultery in a TV interview.
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