Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) officially opened its doors to the public in October 2013. log on: http://thewallis.org/

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Constance spry flowers Wallis Simpson dressed in Mainbocher for Her Marriage to Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, June 1937

Wallis Warfield Simpson married the Duke of Windsor.  An american socialite who stole the would-be King!

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The Duchess with a brown alligator handbag, circa with gilt ring swivel clasp

Wallis Simpson in Schiparelli Lobster dress

Above: Pictures by Cecil Beaton from an 8 page spread in Vogue featuring Wallis Simpson wearing the Lobster Dress (below) Jenny Palmer x Sparkle Style: Schiaparelli and Prada: 'Impossible Conversations' The Costume Institute Exhibition at the MOMA NYC!

H.R.H. Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (formally H.M. King Edward VIII) and Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (formally Wallis Simpson.)

Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (formally H. King Edward VIII) and Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (formally Wallis Simpson.

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor - effortless style. Alas, I shall never be that rich or thin.

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King Edward VIII “David” (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) Prince of Wales UK wife Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) USA, Duke Duchess of Windsor, 1941

Wallis Simpson, wearing the Cartier gem-set cross bracelet her future husband gave her ("My crosses to bear.").

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor in a short-sleeved Vionnet dress and belt, holding a hip-length jacket by FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER John Rawlings

Style Icon Wallis Simspon: Channel One of History's Most Thoroughly Modern Women

Style Icon Wallis Simspon: Channel One of History's Most Thoroughly Modern Women

1931 - Wallis as she was presented to the British royal court, in a feather headdress. She was married to her second husband Ernest Aldrich Simpson at the was also the same year she first met Edward Prince of Wales. Photo by Bertram Park.

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor at the Gala à l'Orangerie ball at the Château de Versailles, in June 1953. Wallis Simpson wears an amethyst, turquoises and diamond necklace made in 1947 by Cartier.

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The Duchess of Windsor wearing the Cartier Draperie necklace of amethyst, turquoise and diamonds.

Chomping on a giant cigar, lonely Edward in hiding... with a VERY bitter Wallis: Seen for the first time, the exiled Duke in secret Florida hideaway he loved - and his wife hated | Daily Mail Online

Chomping on a cigar, Edward in hiding... with a VERY bitter Wallis

Chomping on a giant cigar, lonely Edward in hiding. with a VERY bitter Wallis: Seen for the first time, the exiled Duke in secret Florida hideaway he loved - and his wife hated

Happily ever after? After their wedding, Edward was insistent on seeing Wallis all of the time so much so she began to relish her husband's occasional absences when he went on holiday

The truth about Mrs Simpson: Why Wallis never wanted to marry her king

Edward VIII abdicated his throne in December 1936 in order to marry Wallis Simpson. They wed in June 1937 at the Château de Candé in France. She wore a pale blue dress with a nipped-in buttoned waist, a Cartier brooch at her neck and a halo-like hat.

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