Ten dresses belonging to the late Princess Diana were sold Tuesday at a London auction.
The items, which haven't been cleaned since Princess Diana last wore them, matched the estimated amount the lot was expected to raise: A total of £800,000 or the equivalent of $1.2 million.
The most iconic among the ten pieces is a midnight blue Victor Edelstein gown that Princess Diana was captured wearing in the White House as she danced with John Travolta at a 1985 state dinner. The item was sold for £240,000 to a British man. The house behind the sale, Kerry Taylor Auctions, did not share the identity of the buyer, but disclosed that the gown was purchased, "as a surprise to cheer up his wife."
You've heard it before: Happy wife, happy life.