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Princess Diana’s Wedding Dress Designer Praises The Crown ‘s Version of Gown: ‘It Captures the Spirit’

Netflix The Crown version of Princess Diana’s dress

One of the designers of Princess Diana’s iconic wedding dress is praising how The Crown has brought the gown to life in the upcoming new season.

Elizabeth Emanuel says that actress Emma Corrin, who plays Princess Diana in the hit Netflix series’ fourth season, looks “wonderful” in the gown after the first image was released over the weekend.

“The dress looks lovely,” Emanuel tells PEOPLE. “They have done a great job in capturing the spirit of the wedding gown.”

Elizabeth created the original dress, with its stunning 25-ft train that unfolded down the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral on that July day nearly 40 years ago, with her then-husband David Emanuel. David spoke with the production team during the making of the fourth season, a Crown source confirms. But contrary to some reports, he and Elizabeth didn’t lend the producers the original

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