Princess Diana statue outfit represents her ‘compassion’ in the final years

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Today marks what would have been Diana’s 60th birthday, with tributes being paid around the world to the late Princess. The Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex have unveiled a statue to honour their late mother at the Sunken Garden, in Kensington Palace.

However, during her last years when she was very involved with charity projects, her new looks involved more casual pieces and she opted for more low cut dresses.

For Diana’s statue, this has been indeed the chosen style, in order to represent the final period of her life.

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In the bronze statue, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley, we see Princess Diana in a midi dress featuring long sleeves and a belt.

“The portrait and style of dress was based on the final period of her life as she gained confidence in her role as an ambassador for humanitarian causes and aims to convey her character and compassion,” an official statement said.

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Diana is shown standing alongside three children chosen to represent the “universality and generational impact” of her work.

Kensington Palace explained that it aims to “reflect the warmth, elegance and energy of Diana”.

While Diana was known for wearing elegant outfits during the 80s and 90s outfits, Rank-Broadley opted for something more classic and casual for the statue.

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And that is because, during her last years, which is the period the designer chose to recreate, the Princess used to wear smart-casual outfits.

This open-collared, high-waisted pencil dress with a big buckle belt is a clear example of her style during her last period of life. 

Rank-Broadley said that it has been a “privilege” to work with both Harry and William on the statue.

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“We wanted to capture her warmth and humanity while showcasing the impact she had across generations,” he said.

“I hope that people will enjoy visiting the statue and the Sunken Garden, and taking a moment to remember The Princess.”

In a joint tribute, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex said: “Today, on what would have been our mother’s 60th birthday, we remember her love, strength and character – qualities that made her a force for good around the world, changing countless lives for the better.

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“Every day, we wish she were still with us, and our hope is that this statue will be seen forever as a symbol of her life and her legacy.

“Thank you to Ian Rank-Broadley, Pip Morrison and their teams for their outstanding work, to the friends and donors who helped make this happen, and to all those around the world who keep our mother’s memory alive.”

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