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‘The Crown’s’ Emma Corrin On Recreating Princess Diana’s Wedding Dress

Princess Diana didn’t just become the People’s Princess when she married Prince Charles in 1981, she became a full blown fashion icon, too. That is one of the many reasons Emma Corrin was so excited to take on the role in the upcoming season of The Crown. But among all the classic looks of Princess Di’s, there’s the wedding dress, which Corrin has said was quite the experience.

Speaking to Radio Times, Corrin said recreating Princess Diana’s wedding dress for the screen was “mad”, physically very heavy, but thoroughly enjoyable. “I loved the process of the fittings actually, weirdly, almost more than the wearing it on the day,” she said.

Though the dress is only in the Netflix series for “a fraction of a moment”, an incredible amount of effort went into its making. “I had so many fittings for it, I think about probably four or five,

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In the upcoming fourth season of the hit Netflix period drama, viewers will be introduced to a young Lady Diana Spencer, played by Emma Corrin, as she meets her future husband, Prince Charles.

While Princess Diana went on to become a global style icon, her sense of style was not always up to par, Corrin says.

“That was something I loved about it,” the 24-year-old told Entertainment Weekly.

“Basically, I loved young Diana. You can’t understand old Diana – older Diana – properly without understanding a 19-year-old living with her flatmates, going on her first date with Charles. You need to understand the trajectory that she underwent. But her style was

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The Crown star Emma Corrin says wearing Diana’s wedding dress was ‘as incredible as you could imagine’

Last week, Netflix released a photograph of actress Emma Corrin in a replica of Princess Diana’s wedding dress from the upcoming season 4 of The Crown. So, what was it actually like for the actress to wear such an iconic piece of royal fashion?



a person in a wedding dress: Season 4 of the British royal family drama will premiere Nov. 15 on Netflix.


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Season 4 of the British royal family drama will premiere Nov. 15 on Netflix.

“It was as incredible as you could imagine,” Corrin tells EW. “It was wonderful. I actually really enjoyed the fittings for the dress. I’m really terrible at fittings, I’m the biggest fidget in the world. I think the whole sewing-tailor team hated me. But I found it fascinating because they literally had to build the wedding dress around me and it took ages. It was a very interesting process. It makes you feel incredibly ‘at one’ with the thing you’re wearing when you’re kind of sewn into it

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‘The Crown’ reveals first look of Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in her iconic wedding dress



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In a runup to the season premiere in November, the official Twitter handle of ‘The Crown’ shared the first image of Princess Diana’s wedding dress replica. The twittle handle shared a snapshot of Emma Corrin, (playing Princess Diana), wearing a wedding gown similar to what Princess Diana wore on her wedding dat. ‘The Crown’ new season will show Prince Charles and Diana’s relationship and their marriage.

”The first glimpse of Princess Diana’s wedding dress,” the tweet read. In the picture, the 24-year-old can be seen standing peacefully with her hands joined. 

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The gown looks almost a replica of what Princess Diana

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‘The Crown’ shares image of Emma Corrin in replica of Princess Diana’s wedding dress

Fans of Netflix’s “The Crown” will soon be able to watch Princess Diana get married again.

The streaming giant’s official Twitter account for the show shared a snapshot of Emma Corrin on the set of the original series, which shows the actress in character as the late British royal.

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Corrin, 24, stands demurely with her hands clasped while she looks off into the distance in a gown that looks almost like an exact replica of what Princess Diana wore at her July 29, 1981, wedding.

“A first glimpse of Princess Diana’s wedding dress. Emmy award-winning costume designer Amy Roberts wanted to capture the same spirit and style of David & Elizabeth Emanuel’s original design, without creating a replica for Emma Corrin.”

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See Emma Corrin in Princess Diana’s wedding dress in season four of The Crown

Netflix has released a first look at Emma Corrin in Princess Diana’s wedding dress. The actress plays the late royal in season four of The Crown.



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Netflix releases a first look at the actress in that iconic gown

The streaming service shared a preview image on the show’s official Twitter account, revealing that the costume designer – Emmy award-winning Amy Roberts – wanted to “capture the same spirit” of the original bridal gown, rather than making an exact replica.

Princess Diana’s bridal gown was created by David and Elizabeth Emmanuel. Roberts’ version of the dress features a similar voluminous silhouette, with the same style of puff sleeves and frilled, bow-festooned neckline. Corrin also sports a similar cathedral-length veil, as well as an imitation of Diana’s famed hairstyle.



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Emma Corrin in Princess Diana’s wedding dress

Diana and Charles were married in 1981

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The Crown star Emma Corrin is channeling Princess Diana’s memorable bridal moment in a replica of the royal’s iconic wedding dress.



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Corrin, 24, who plays Diana in the upcoming fourth season of the hit Netflix series, shows off her uncanny resemblance to the late royal in the latest photo shared by the streaming service. “A first glimpse of Princess Diana’s wedding dress. Emmy award-winning costume designer Amy Roberts wanted to capture the same spirit and style of David & Elizabeth Emanuel’s original design, without creating a replica for Emma Corrin,” the caption reads.



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A Netflix trailer released in August already gave fans a tantalizing glimpse of Corrin wearing the replica gown as she prepares to marry Prince Charles in the 1981 royal wedding – a scene that made everyone go “completely silent” on

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See The Crown ‘s Emma Corrin in Full Princess Diana Wedding Mode for the First Time

SplashNews.com Emma Corrin in The Crown

The Crown star Emma Corrin is channeling Princess Diana’s memorable bridal moment in a replica of the royal’s iconic wedding dress.

Corrin, 24, who plays Diana in the upcoming fourth season of the hit Netflix series, shows off her uncanny resemblance to the late royal in the latest photo shared by the streaming service. “A first glimpse of Princess Diana’s wedding dress. Emmy award-winning costume designer Amy Roberts wanted to capture the same spirit and style of David & Elizabeth Emanuel’s original design, without creating a replica for Emma Corrin,” the caption reads.

A Netflix trailer released in August already gave fans a tantalizing glimpse of Corrin wearing the replica gown as she prepares to marry Prince Charles in the 1981 royal wedding – a scene that made everyone go “completely silent” on The Crown set, Corrin recently told the October edition of British

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The Crown ‘s Emma Corrin Recalls ‘Insane Moment’ of Wearing Princess Diana’s Wedding Dress

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Emma Corrin is living her ultimate royal life.

The British actress, 24, steps into the kitten heels of the late Princess Diana in Season 4 of The Crown, and is loving every second of recreating the royal’s most famous moments.

“One of the most iconic things was the wedding dress – that was an insane moment,” Corrin, 24, says in the Fall edition of Glass Magazine, where she dazzles in yellow Fendi and Bulgari jewels.

“The Emannuels, who designed her wedding dress, came in and gave [the wardrobe design team] all the original designs, so it was a complete replica,” she says.

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A Netflix trailer released in August has already given fans a tantalizing glimpse of Corrin, 24, wearing the replica gown as she prepares to marry Prince Charles in the

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