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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #465 on: June 04, 2007, 09:20:40 PM »


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« Reply #466 on: June 04, 2007, 09:21:21 PM »




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« Reply #467 on: June 04, 2007, 09:21:44 PM »


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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #468 on: June 04, 2007, 09:22:06 PM »




Above are larger or more complete images as those posted on page one by Cunarder.
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« Reply #469 on: June 04, 2007, 09:22:34 PM »


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« Reply #470 on: June 04, 2007, 09:23:19 PM »




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« Reply #471 on: June 04, 2007, 09:23:44 PM »


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« Reply #472 on: June 04, 2007, 09:24:16 PM »


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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #473 on: June 04, 2007, 09:33:24 PM »
This was from a US magazine when Wallis was still just one of his 'dancing pals'



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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #474 on: June 04, 2007, 09:33:36 PM »
From Cunarder previously:



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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #475 on: June 04, 2007, 09:33:54 PM »
This was from a US magazine when Wallis was still just one of his 'dancing pals'


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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #476 on: June 06, 2007, 07:45:58 AM »
No doubt Wallis could attract headlines much like a modern day Princess Diana or Paris Hilton.

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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #477 on: June 07, 2007, 10:58:19 AM »
Here's a short interview with Wallis and David. I had not seen this before!  :)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0JW2FBdaUM

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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #478 on: June 07, 2007, 03:06:16 PM »
As regards Wallis and tiaras - Wallis was nothing if not extremely savvy.  No matter how she personally felt about wearing a tiara, she may have deliberatley not worn one in order to underscore her non-HRH status.  Also, a tiara-wearing Wallis (try saying that three times fast  :P) might give opportunites to her enemies to sneer, "Who does she think she is..."  It may have just made good sense from a self-preservation angle to not give herself too many airs.  People already speculated about her jewels and the way she decked herself out as though trying to compensate for something.  A tiara may have only complicated matters to a more ridiculous level.  Just a thought.  ???
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Re: King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson (Duke and Duchess of Windsor)
« Reply #479 on: June 08, 2007, 07:14:09 AM »
Possibly Emeraldeyes.   Does anyone have the technology and/or knowhow to paste a tiara on to a photograph of the Duchess of Windsor to let us see?

I cannot visualise Wallis wearing - for example - something like the Delhi Durbar.   This does not chime with her preferred pared down look.   OK some of her jewels were a bit OTT, but looking through those wonderful, perfectly composed, superbly lit, black and white photographs, Wallis fully understood 'less is more' and used herself and her clothes as foils for her jewels.

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