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Old 08-05-2006, 11:27 PM
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Nov. 12, 1985, polo in Palm Beach, Florida, USA:



Photos: 1.Burnett Contact Press Images (in US magazine Dec. 16, 1985); 2. and 3.APL/Tim Graham; 4.Lionel Cherruault (in Majesty magazine, Jan. 1986)
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Old 08-06-2006, 12:04 PM
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love the pix from the Melbourne Cup...these I've never seen...THANKS for sharing!
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Old 08-06-2006, 01:30 PM
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now and then

i must say back in the 80's the lady were dressing like you should dress for a polo match, today these ladies dress like they are going to a nightclub or a party.
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Old 08-06-2006, 04:04 PM
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thanks for the photos, lady jean!
diana really hated the polo! but in avery game with charles she was there, pregnant too.
I remenber a picture was taken 5 days before william's born.
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Old 08-06-2006, 07:29 PM
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Corazon, I think you meant to thank Umbrellagirl who created this post and has provided such lovely pictures, or maybe Squidgy who also posted some great photos.
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Old 08-07-2006, 01:16 AM
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May 24 or 25, 1986 (date from Canadiana)
The start of another year of polo.




Photos: 1.Glenn Harvey; 2.Lionel Cherruault; 3.Tim Graham; 4.Debrett's Illus. Fashion Guide (J and T Fincher); 5.mirrorpix.com; 6.Tim Graham

Another example of Diana's perfect coordination even in the most casual outfits: the two-tone navy and white shoes.
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:10 AM
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Nov. 5, 1985, the Melbourne Cup, Australia... I'm including it here mainly because it gives me a chance to post one of my all-time favorite Diana photos, the first one.
Post #162, first pic
Umbrellagirl, we are on the same wave length here! This is one of my all-time favourite pictures too. Kind of funny eh, considering you can't even see Diana's face?
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:38 AM
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I'm going to indulge myself & post a few additional photos from Nov. 12 1985. I thought Diana looked exceptionally stunning that day! And I always loved this "Kanga" dress designed by one of Charle's ex-girlfriends, the late LadyTryon.

All photos: David Levenson


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Old 08-07-2006, 08:47 AM
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Umbrellagirl, we are on the same wave length here! This is one of my all-time favourite pictures too. Kind of funny eh, considering you can't even see Diana's face?
Mine, too...she just looks so impeccable.
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Old 08-07-2006, 01:10 PM
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Squidgy, thanks for these great photos of Diana in Florida..they are wonderful additions to my "Diana in America 1985" album :)
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Old 08-07-2006, 06:12 PM
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Cool

Thank you to all who have posted pictures and information. They've brought back a lot of memories.
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Corazon, I think you meant to thank Umbrellagirl who created this post and has provided such lovely pictures, or maybe Squidgy who also posted some great photos.
sure, sorry thanks a lot to you three!!!
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Old 08-08-2006, 02:12 AM
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Polo, June 8, 1986.

What can I say? Coordination gone wild.







Photos: 1.Majesty mag Aug. '86; 2.Tim Graham/Getty Images; 3.Tim Graham in "Dressing Diana"; 4.Mauro Carraro/Rex Features; 5.Glenn Harvey; 6.Tim Graham in Majesty mag Nov. '86; 7.Rex Features
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Old 08-09-2006, 12:22 AM
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June 16, 1986. This was William's first visit to polo. It was just five days before his fourth birthday.

In the b/w photo, Major Ferguson and William demonstrate two different ways of getting to the other side of a fence.








Photos: 1.Majesty mag Aug. '86 (prob. G. Harvey); 2.Glenn Harvey/Camera Press; 3.The Daily Mail/Special Features (in People mag); 4.Alpha; 5.Tim Graham/Getty Images; 6.Glenn Harvey (in Majesty mag); 7.LGI/Corbis; 8.APL/Tim Graham
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Old 08-09-2006, 12:41 AM
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June 17, 1986, after Ascot.
I could find only these 2 photos of Diana at polo on this day, and when I saw them I burst out laughing. I'm sorry, but there's Diana in her elegant little suit -- and then there's Fergie.



Both photos: Tim Graham/Getty Images
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Old 08-09-2006, 12:50 AM
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According to Canadiana's list of dates, Diana also attended polo after Ascot on June 19, wearing that green polka-dot jacket.

I've been unable to locate any photos of that occasion (Ascot, yes, but polo afterwards, no). Does anybody have one? Thanks.
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Old 08-09-2006, 11:56 AM
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I do have one photo of Diana attending a polo match after Ascot wearing the green polka-dot jacket but dunno how to upload the photo :(
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Old 08-10-2006, 01:35 AM
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I have one, believe to be taken by Tim Graham, but not totally sure.
http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f8...860619polo.jpg
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Incas,
You have made my day! Thank you so much!! I have been looking for a picture of this outfit. Perfect.
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Old 08-10-2006, 05:10 PM
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Yahoo! Thank you, Incas! Wonderful photo of the whole outfit, which I'd never seen. You made my day, too.
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