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Princess Diana

House assistant Lucy Bishop poses for a photograph with a Victor Edelstein velvet evening gown worn by Diana, Princess of Wales at Kerry Taylor Auctions in London March 1, 2013. The gown was worn by Diana to the state dinner at the White House given by U.S. President Ronald Reagan when she danced with actor John Travolta on November 9, 1985. The gown will be auctioned in London on March 19, 2013 and is expected to earn �200,000-�300,000 pounds (U.S. $300,560-450,864). REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Princess Diana's iconic gowns

20 March 2013

Ten dresses worn by the late Princess Diana, including a velvet,

midnight blue gown she famously danced in with John Travolta at the

White House in 1985, fetched more than 800,000 pounds at a London

auction on Tuesday.

This is a look at some of the dresses at the auction, as well as a look at Princess Diana's noteworthy collection of royal dresses.

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