The Princess of Wales invented the genre when she donned a now-iconic Christina Stambolian design to the Serpentine Gallery Party in 1994. The event took place on the same night that ITV aired a documentary in which Diana’s then-estranged husband, King Charles III, admitted to having an affair with his now-wife, Queen Consort Camilla, during their marriage.
The next morning, The Sun wrote of Diana’s off-the-shoulder, little black dress: “Revenge is chic. Di last night showed Charles what he’s missing.”
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