Weekly fashion buzz: Lady Di's first princess gown, Guy Ritchie's new girlfriend, and the rising backpack trend

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Catch up with fashion news from the week ending April 16 with these links.

The dress that turned Diana into Daring Di will go under the hammer when Kerry Taylor auctions off the princess's Emanuel black strapless gown, worn to her first public appearance with Prince Charles when she was 19. ( Telegraph)

Fashion blogger Garance Doré opened up about her TV show plans. ( Huffington Post)

Italian Vogue's editor-in-chief, Franca Sozzani thinks her home country is "full of trash" and The New York Times' Cathy Horyn agrees. ( NYT)

Designer John Galliano is in talks to design a collection for jewelers Damiani. ( WWD)

Former Issey Miyake designer Naoki Takizawa has been hired to create Helmut Lang's men's collections. ( WWD)

The backpack is back. ( Refinery29)

Clothes swapping is the new shopping. ( Guardian)

Jil Sander will release a more affordable second line called Navy. ( Fashionista)

New York's Fashion's Night Out - due to take place in September - will release a full clothes range this year instead of last year's t-shirts. ( WWD)

Former French president Jacques Chirac's wife, Bernadette is now a member of the board of directors of luxury giant LVMH. ( WWD)

Designer Luella Bartley, who went insolvent last year, accepted an MBE from the Queen. ( Catwalk Queen)

Guy Ritchie's revenge: he seems to be dating 21-year-old model Michaela Kocianova, who has walked for Victoria's Secret in the past. ( The Cut)

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