The perfect Princess Diana revenge dress dupe that’s only $89

Dress the part, without the hefty price tag.

One of the most famous dresses of recent decades is arguably Princess Diana’s iconic black, figure-hugging dress – the epitome of revenge dresses.

For starters, it marked the start of her independence away from the royal family, but it was also seen as Diana’s way of reclaiming the narrative after her then-husband, King Charles, admitted to being unfaithful on national TV that very day.

Dubbed her “revenge dress”, it was the princess’ most daring and deliberate fashion moments to date and took the headlines by storm. And, thanks to The Crown, it’s officially back into the Zeitgeist.

Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki – who stars as Diana in the series – donned an almost identical replica of the iconic dress for season five.

Princess Diana’s iconic ‘revenge dress’.

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The original dress was a $1,600 Christina Stambolian frock made from black silk crepe and featuring an eye-catching side-sash, styled with semi-opaque black stockings and a pair of black pumps.

While the original Stambiolian dress is perhaps a little out of the price range for the average fan, similar options can easily be found for any and every occasion.

The best Princess Diana ‘revenge dress’ dupes

We’ve done the hard work for you and scoured the internet to find the best dupes of Diana’s ‘revenge dress’ to shop now in Australia.


Elliatt Zanzibar Mini Dress Black, $269 at Myer

Made from a ponte fabrication and showcasing an off-shoulder neckline, this mini dress is the perfect statement piece for your next occasion.



Topshop Ruched Lace Jersey Mini Bandeau Dress, $95 at ASOS

With its ruched design, off-shoulder style and bodycon fit, this dress ticks all the boxes when it comes to a classic LBD.



SNDYS Tuscany Dress, $89 at Petal & Pup

For a more feminine and fun fit that still looks elegant, this mini dress is sure to be a party favourite.



AERE Linen Off Shoulder Mini Dress, $112 (usually $160) at The Iconic

Looking for a cooler option for summer? Made from pure linen fabrication, this dress is stylish, sleek and great for balmy nights.



Revenge Black Sweetheart Neckline Asymmetric Drape Mini Dress, $90 at Club L London

Named the “revenge” black mini dress for a reason, this timeless LBD will bring an effortlessly chic feel to any look this party season.



ELLIATT Rochelle Dress, $290 (usually $385.55) at Revolve

This dress is not only a “super chic dress for a black tie event,” but also “gives Princess Diana vibes,” according to a five-star reviewer.


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