Picks and Pans Review: Royal Wedding—25 Years Ago
In the photo book A Dress for Diana, designers Elizabeth and David Emanuel (now divorced) share their memories. Highlights from Elizabeth:
ROYAL DUTY CALLS I was doing a fitting and was annoyed at having to pick up the phone. It was Diana and I froze; she said, "Would you do me the honor of making my wedding dress?"
MOTHER-DAUGHTER LOOK A wary Diana and her mother sat on the floor and sifted through sketches. We held our breath and finally the smiles broke out.
D-DAY None of us could remember doing up the hook on the petticoat. David, in his frock coat, had to get underneath all her skirts to check. As he resurfaced, the door opened and Diana asked, "David, have you met the Queen Mother?"
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