Eleri gives clues and insights to how the girl with the mousy hair - 'Shy Di,' as Fleet Street dubbed her - became an international style icon.
"She would cuddle them and they would try and pick the flowers off the print.
It showed that, in addition to looking regal and glamorous, she was also very aware of how to look approachable, warm and informal when breaking down barriers." Eleri explains that Diana seldom wore a hat "because she said you can't cuddle a child in a hat". "Her stylist, Anna Harvey (former deputy editor of Vogue), bought her dozens of beautiful gloves and she never wore them because she liked to hold hands," Eleri continues.
She poured over newspapers and magazines and clearly read the reviews.
If outfits were dissed, we never saw the clothes again.
"There was one very obvious time when she wore gloves and then conspicuously removed them in order to hold hands with a patient suffering from Aids.
She was breaking down taboos that way, and using fashion and clothing to really hammer home the point.
London based Tessa Hallmann is a portrait photographer with over 20 years experience in the business.
She currently focuses on photographing British celebrities for leading UK weekly magazines.
The youngest daughter of the eighth Earl Spencer of Althorp may have spectacularly failed her O-Levels, twice, but she was not stupid.