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Only Children in Politics

Lucille Forer, The Birth Order Factor, 1976, 116-7

Only children, sometimes eminent in politics, are often friendly and well liked.  Like Franklin D. Roosevelt, they may have that charm and personal magnetism known as charisma.   41 more words

Academy Awards 2015: Margot Robbie zips it

Margot Robbie is pretty much the first red carpet walker I’ve seen wearing anything that remotely stands out. Her Van Cleef & Arpels necklace is a “zipper” design suggested by Wallis Warfield, Duchess of Windsor, and first produced in 1951. 39 more words


Review of, "The Duchess of Windsor-the uncommon life of the Duchess of Windsor," by Greg King

The Duchess Of Windsor: The Uncommon Life of

Greg King is open in his desire to write a sympathetic treatment of the life of Wallis Simpson, the American socialite for whom King Edward VIII abdicated the British crown. 626 more words


Duchess of Windsor's love for Amethyst + Turquoise

One famous amethyst necklace is none other than the Duchess of Windsor’s amethyst jewelry – a stunning suite that echoes the love story between the Duke and the Duchess. 215 more words


Hubert de Givenchy

Hubert de Givenchy was born to an aristocratic family in Beauvais, France, on February 21, 1927.  He worked with Jacques Fath, Robert Piguet, Lucien Lelong and Elsa Schiaparelli before establishing his own couture house in 1952, at the age of 25.  195 more words

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