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Jewel of the day: Seaman Schepps Amethyst and Carved Chalcedony Ring

Seaman Schepps had among its clients some rather well known names, perhaps foremost among them Wallis, The Duchess of Windsor. Among her legendary jewel collection were several pieces by this company (with a pair of their ear clips left to Princess Michael of Kent). 100 more words


Nazi Sympathizers In Britain

The Remains of the Day and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie share characters attracted to fascism.  They were not atypical representations.  A swath of the British upper crust, including some royals, were slow in awakening to the Nazi threat.   406 more words

Hubert de Givenchy - To Audrey with Love

A real noble and royal surprise this exhibition “Hubert de Givenchy – To Audrey with Love” at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, The Netherlands. By appearance quite similar to the exhibition about… 397 more words

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Fashion Throwback: Schiaparelli Then & Now

Pardon the interruption in the regular flow of traffic here on A Style Study, but I couldn’t resist the chance for an early throwback to one of my favorite moments in fashion history. 82 more words


That Time Edward VIII Watched the Proclamation of His Kingship...With Wallis Simpson

On January 21, 1936, this happened. Now, I only recently found this out, having given it literally no amount of thought, but monarchs don’t watch the formal proclamation of their accession. 1,014 more words

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Just Zip It!

Did you know The Duchess of Windsor designed….

In the 1930s, The Duchess thought the Zipper would make an interesting design for a necklace. Her design was called The Zip and became a rage in England. 72 more words