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Princess Diana's Iconic Dresses Sold for $1.2 Million at London Auction

Princess Diana, John Travolta Tim Graham/Getty Images

Talk about a royally expensive way to give your wardrobe a style-boost!

A collection of Princess Diana's most iconic dresses, including the famous navy blue Victor Edelstein gown that she wore while dancing with John Travolta at the 1985 State Dinner at the White House, sold for a whopping £800,000 pounds (or $1.2 million) at a London auction today.

Diana's Edelstein dress fetched £240,000 ($362,424), Kerry Taylor Auctions said, and was bought by an unnamed man only identified as a "British gentleman" who wanted to "cheer up his wife."

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The famed dress was expected to sell for £300,000 Yahoo reports.

Nine other gowns, including two of Diana's Catherine Walker looks, which each went for £108,000 ($163,090), sold in the auction to various buyers and museums from around the world.

Princess Diana, Dress LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

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