This flamenco-style dress, with its distinctive red taffeta skirt, by Murray Arbeid was another daring choice for the Princess of Wales — not least because she wore it with one black and one red evening glove, causing a media furore.
Even the gloves were risque; nylon and elasticated costume numbers that she picked up on the High Street, as opposed to handcrafted by the traditional royal makers.
Diana, at the premiere of The Mission in London in October 1986, one of several occasions it got an outing, Diana chose to embellish its black velvet bodice with a Maltese Cross brooch made by trendy costume jewellers Butler & Wilson of London