Sadly, these aren't the only negative hints that Stanton observed in the engagement photos. He also confirmed that Diana's famous blue outfit didn't reflect her style at all, which may have contributed to her discomfort at the time. Stanton said, "The royal blue suit she wore to announce her engagement to Charles may be an iconic outfit of the ‘80s, but it was everything Diana was not. The high neckline and longer skirt would have adhered to Royal protocol, but seems a little too stuffy and sensible for her liking. It would have been the ‘appropriate’ choice for Diana to wear, given the official occasion she was wearing it to, but I can’t help but feel she looks uncomfortable and defensive while sporting it—suggesting she didn’t enjoy the spotlight she was being thrust into."
Meanwhile, Prince Charles appears to be content, but not fully engaged. Stanton continued, "While he appears quite calm and seems comfortable, not surprisingly as they are in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, he lacks sincerity in his emotion—this is visible by his face failing to appear completely engaged—and there appears to be a disconnect between himself and Diana, as he is leaning away rather than in towards his fiancée."
Disconnect and discomfort? Looks like there were warning signs from the get-go.
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