Meeting the royal family is already very stressful in itself, let alone meeting Princess Diana, the international style icon. Even celebrities, such as Elizabeth Taylor and Clint Eastwood, planned carefully what to wear when they met the Princess. Let's take a look at what they both wore when Diana met these 20 stars.
At the London premiere of Wall Street, the leading actor Michael Douglas met Princess Diana. He wore a formal tuxedo with a matching mullet, while the Princess wore a bluish-black velvet dress.
The tough guy actor wore a tuxedo to the London premiere of The Fugitive. After the premiere, he had the honor of dancing with Princess Diana, who wore a black dress with a pearl necklace.
When Elizabeth Taylor met Princess Diana in 1982, she wore a simple white muslin dress instead of a gaudy evening dress. During that time, Taylor was performing in her charity show, the Little Foxes.
At the London premiere of Backdraft, Princess Diana was seen chatting with film actor Kurt Russell. The actor wore a tuxedo, the formal choice for men, while Diana wore a sleeveless black dress with white straps designed by Bellville Sassoon.
Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson met the Princess at the London premiere of Apollo 13 in 1995. They were all dressed in black: black velvet gown and black tuxedo for Hankses; black dress with a clutch for Princess Diana.
John Travolta made the right choice when he wore a formal tuxedo to the White House state dinner in 1985. He was honored to dance with Princess Diana, and they clearly enjoyed the dance.
Liza Minnelli and Princess Diana sat down together at the Premiere of Out of London and had a delightful conversation. Somehow their clothes were well matched, with both of them opting for off-the-shoulder gowns.
The then-couple Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman met the Princess at the Far and Away premiere in 1992. Kidman in all white seemed unworldly and naive, and Princess Diana looked soft in her light yellow dress.
It seems that Princess Diana really enjoyed chatting with Barbara Walters. In the photos, taken in 1997, the Princess was seen enjoying a conversation with Walters, who was in a white blazer and wore blue earrings.
At the London premiere of Hot Shots in 1991, Princess Diana wore a dazzling red dress and received actor Charlie Sheen, who was dressed in a black tuxedo, like most actors do.
Queen of Rock' n' Roll Tina Turner met Princess Diana in 1986, at the backstage of the Prince's Trust concert held at Wembley Stadium. Turner wore an oversized white jacket, whilst she chatted with the Princess.
At Dangerous Liaisons' London premiere in 1989, Princess Diana, in a black velvet gown, met Glenn Close, who wore a glittery gold dress. Standing next to her in the background was Uma Thurman.
In the Royal Opera Hall, London, Princess Diana met Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco. Kelly wore a plum gown with balloon sleeves, and Diana wore a black sleeveless dress at the fundraising event.
In 1993, singer David Bowie met Princess Diana before performing for World AIDS Day in 1993. Diana, dressed in white, shook hands with Bowie, who was dressed in black and was wearing the signature red ribbon.
Michael Jackson was really the focus at his concert for the Prince's Trust. However, Princess Diana, in her yellow satin suit, was not a halfpenny the worse. There they had an enjoyable time, laughing and chatting together.
At the London premiere of When Harry Met Sally, co-stars Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan met Princess Diana. The Princess wore a red glittery dress on the night, while Ryan wore a brown and cream off-the-shoulder gown.
In 1992, Beatles singer Paul McCartney and his wife Linda met Princess Diana at an event in Lille, France. The Ladies in velvet dresses stood beside Paul McCartney, who was dressed in all black.
Sean Connery attended the premiere of The Hunt For Red October in 1990, and it was then he met Princess Diana. He showed his full respect to the Princess.
American singer Neil Diamond met Princess Diana before a concert in 1984. He brought a Garfield toy especially for the Princess's unborn child.
Actor Dustin Hoffman met Princess Diana at the premiere of his film, Hook. There he wore a tuxedo, and the Princess wore a black velvet white top gown, designed by Catherine Walker.