Princess Diana dresses fetch $1.2M

Princess Diana's iconic evening gowns that she wore to state visits, royal banquets, and other glamorous events went under the bidding hammer at a vintage fashion

auction in London on March 19. In total, the sale for the lot of 10 dresses fetched $1.2 million.

An auction house worker takes telephone bids during the Kerry Taylor 'Fit for a Princess' auction in London, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. The auction was of ten dresses formerly owned and worn by Britain's Princess Diana. The total hammer price for the ten lots was 719,000 pounds ($1.09million US) not including the 20 percent buyers premium . (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

A Victor Edelstein midnight-blue velvet evening gown worn by Britain's Princess Diana when she danced with actor John Travolta in 1985 at the State dinner at the White House given by President and Mrs Reagan, is adjusted by house assistant Lucy Bishop at the Kerry Taylor auction rooms in London, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The dress estimated to realise 200,000-300,000 pounds ( 310,000-464,000 US Dollars) will be sold in the Fit For a Princess auction in London on March 19. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Princess Di dress

The bolero is adjusted on a Catherine Walker Mughal inspired embroidered pink silk evening gown made for Princess Diana's State visit to India in 1992, at Kerry Taylor auction rooms in London, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The dress estimated to realise between 80,000-120,000 pounds (124,000- 186,000 US Dollars) will be sold in the Fit For a Princess auction in London on March 19. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

A Catherine Walker sea-green sequined evening gown worn for the State visit to Austria by Britain's Princess Diana is adjusted by house assistant Lucy Bishop at the Kerry Taylor auction rooms in London, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The dress estimated to realise 30,000-50,000 pounds ( 46,000-77,000 US Dollars) will be sold in the Fit For a Princess auction in London on March 19. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Princess Di dress

The beaded neckline of a Catherine Walker black velvet evening gown worn for a Vanity Fair photo shoot by Britain's Princess Diana is adjusted by house assistant Lucy Bishop at the Kerry Taylor auction rooms in London, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The dress estimated to realise 50,000-70,000 pounds ( 77,000-108,000 US Dollars) will be sold in the Fit For a Princess auction in London on March 19. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Princess Di dress

Beading detail is shown on a Catherine Walker burgundy velvet sheath with embroidered tailcoat worn for the State visit to Korea in 1992 by Britain's Princess Diana, at the Kerry Taylor auction rooms in London, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The dress estimated to realise 40,000-60,000 pounds ( 62,000-93,000 US Dollars) will be sold in the Fit For a Princess auction in London on March 19. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)