Prince Harrys HRH titles to be removed from Princess Diana fashion exhibition

Prince Harry's HRH title is to be removed from an exhibition showcasing his mum Princess Diana's wedding dress, it has been reported.

The iconic wedding dress went gone on display at Kensington Palace this week as part of a new royal fashion exhibition.

Princes William and Harry, who technically own the dress, have loaned it to Historic Royal Palaces to form a centrepiece of the Royal Style in the Making exhibition.

A placard at the exhibition had, however, said the dress was the property of Prince William and Harry and included the HRH titles for both.

It read: "Lent by HRH the Duke of Cambridge and HRH the Duke of Sussex."

But now the Daily Mail reports that a spokesman for the Royal Collection Trus has clarified the dresses were "loaned by HRH the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex".

They added "due to an administrative error, for which the Royal Collection Trust was responsible, the labels were incorrect and will be updated".

Harry and his wife Meghan Markle announced on January 8 last year that they would step back from senior positions within the Firm following talks at Sandringham with Prince Charles, Prince William and the Queen.

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Meghan and Harry have since relocated with their son Archie Harrison to California, having spent the intervening period living in Canada, in hopes of a more private lifestyle.

The move to step back from official royal duties means Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle no longer use the titles His Royal Highness and Her Royal Highness.

The exhibition, which runs until January 2, also looks at designers who dressed the Queen, Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother.

The two dresses belonging to Diana which are being displayed include her ivory taffeta and lace wedding gown, designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, and her wedding day going-away outfit, a peach skirt suit by Bellville Sassoon.

The exhibition will offer visitors a sneak peek into the rarefied world of the atelier, unpicking how some of Britain’s finest designers rose to the challenge of creating clothing destined for the world stage.

It also tracks the development of Diana's style from her peach 'going away' honeymoon outfit to the sleek evening gowns she wore more than a decade later.

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Upon its opening, Matthew Storey, exhibition curator at Historic Royal Palaces, said: “Our summer exhibition at Kensington Palace will shine a spotlight on some of the greatest talents of British design, whose work has been instrumental in shaping the visual identity of the royal family across the twentieth century.

“We’ll be exploring how the partnership between each designer and client worked, and revealing the process behind the creation of a number of the most important couture commissions in royal history.

“While one of the highlights will undoubtedly be Diana, Princess of Wales’s show stopping Emanuel designed wedding dress, – which goes on show at the palace for the first time in 25 years – we’ve got some real surprises up our sleeve for fashion fans!”

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