Duke and Duchess

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Duchess of Windsor's engagement ring. almost a year after the duchess's death--Sotheby's in Geneva is to sell her jewelry. The sale will include 87 pieces by Cartier of Paris, the firm that was sort of "court jeweler" to the Windsors; and 23 pieces by Van Cleef & Arpels.

Duchess of Windsor's engagement ring. almost a year after the duchess's death--Sotheby's in Geneva is to sell her jewelry. The sale will include 87 pieces by Cartier of Paris, the firm that was sort of "court jeweler" to the Windsors; and 23 pieces by Van Cleef & Arpels.

Instrument of abdication of King Edward VIII

Instrument of abdication of King Edward VIII

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The funeral of Edward VIII, Queen Elizabeth's uncle. "She" is Wallis Simpson, Aunt of Queen Elizabeth.

The funeral of Edward VIII, Queen Elizabeth's uncle. "She" is Wallis Simpson, Aunt of Queen Elizabeth.

The Duke & Duchess of Windsor.  The Duchess is wearing her Van Cleef bouquet brooch which was not included in the sale of her jewels.

It's not a title, it's an appellation.

LSK: Awwweee :3

Duke & Duchess of Windsor's home in Paris

L'hotel particulier du duc et de la duchesse de Windsor au bois de Boulogne - Le blog de haute.decoration.over-blog.com

Visite d'un lieu historique : l'hôtel particulier du duc et de la duchesse de Windsor au Bois de Boulogne L'hôtel, propriété de la Ville de Paris a été occupé par les Windsor à partir de 1953 jusqu'à la disparition de la duchesse en 1986. Avec l’aide...

Maison Jansen for the Duke & Duchess of Windsor

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The Duke and Duchess of Windsor's home in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris

Windsor Style

One of my very favorite things to pore over is the catalogue from the Duke and Duchess of Windsor auction that Sotheby's organized back in 1997. I know that they were certainly a controversial couple, but it can't be denied that they were quite stylish. With Elsie de Wolfe as a mentor and the firm of Jansen as her decorator, the Duchess of Windsor couldn't help but be surrounded by beautiful things. I thought I would share with you some of my favorite rooms and images from the catalogue…

The Windsor's Paris home

The Windsor's Paris home

Duke's bed

L'hotel particulier du duc et de la duchesse de Windsor au bois de Boulogne - Le blog de haute.decoration.over-blog.com

Visite d'un lieu historique : l'hôtel particulier du duc et de la duchesse de Windsor au Bois de Boulogne L'hôtel, propriété de la Ville de Paris a été occupé par les Windsor à partir de 1953 jusqu'à la disparition de la duchesse en 1986. Avec l’aide...

French newspaper reporting the marriage of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR | THE HEART HAS ITS REASONS, SHE SAID..

“I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility, and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do, without the help and support of the woman I love.” - –King Edward VIII, from his famous abdication speech of 1936. '' WHEN YOU'RE BORED WİTH YOURSELF, MARRY AND BE BORED WİTH SOMEONE ELSE ..'' DUKE OF WİNDSOR. June 1937, Chateau de Cande, France — Marriage of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor — Image by © Bettmann/Corbis. Wallis Simpson, who would marry Edward and…

H.R.H. Edward VIII. - the king who abdicated ...for love

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