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Old 12-12-2013, 05:57 PM   #102
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Lightbulb That Dress

An ornate gown owned by the late Diana, Princess of Wales, is expected to fetch between £50,000 and £80,000 when it goes under the hammer in London.

The dress was designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, who also created Diana's wedding dress.

Auctioneer Kerry Taylor, described the dress as "very fairytale, very dreamy, very sweet"..

B laden's Safe House was built on the site of a prehistoric stone circle or henge and this has given it its name. The remains of the circle are still visible with one stone incorporated into the south-east corner of the chapel.. M asks Bond to pick up a hamper (wicker basket) full of caviar and champagne.. Food hampers are popular gift items in the UK and Ireland and Harrods offers a range of exclusive hampers..The department store is making sure the country’s billionaires – the City bankers, hedge fund bosses, Russian magnates and Arab potentates – can look forward to a truly luxurious Christmas with this hamper, which at £20,000 costs as much as many young couples can afford to put down as a deposit on their first home..Aptly named The Decadence, this gift for the oligarch who has everything brings together some of the most expensive food and drink in the world..There are 25 bottles of wine and spirits, including magnums of Dom Perignon, Cristal and Taittinger champagne...
The royal wore the dress to the Royal Charity Premiere of 'Ivan the Terrible' by the Bolshoi Ballet back in 1986 and is said to have "loved" it..However, rather than having it specially commissioned from the designers, Diana acquired the standard size 10 dress from the show and ended up wearing it on a number of occasions, including the premiere of James Bond film 'The Living Daylights' and at a banquet at the German Ambassador's residence in London...'s all so boring here, Margo - there's nothing but playboys and tennis pros.. I'm sorry, James. For you I have great affection, but we have an old saying: duty has no sweethearts...

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