Doris Duke at her Honolulu home known as Shangri La. Photographed by Horst P. Horst, Vogue, November 1, 1966

Doris Duke at her Honolulu home known as Shangri La. Photographed by Horst P. Horst, Vogue, November 1, 1966

Actually, Doris Duke did. But her Mughal Suite, now on view, has about 1,001…

Scheherazade Slept Here

Actually, Doris Duke did. But her Mughal Suite, now on view, has about 1,001…

Doris Duke's Shangri La at MAD NYC devodotcom: DORIS DUKE'S HAWAIIN SHANGRI-LA

Doris Duke's Shangri La at MAD NYC devodotcom: DORIS DUKE'S HAWAIIN SHANGRI-LA

Doris Duke Mansion | IslamiCity.com - A Priceless Collection of Islamic Art in Hawaii

Doris Duke Mansion | IslamiCity.com - A Priceless Collection of Islamic Art in Hawaii

Doris Duke's... Evening dress, Madame Grès , circa 1966, silk crepe with ostrich feathers.

A Peek Inside Doris Duke's Closet

Doris Duke's... Evening dress, Madame Grès , circa 1966, silk crepe with ostrich feathers.

The 35.54 carat Ceylon sapphire, pearl and diamond bracelet    © Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The 35.54 carat Ceylon sapphire, pearl and diamond bracelet © Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Mother-of-pearl furniture inspired by Doris Duke's house in Shangri La

A Piece of Shangri La

Mother-of-pearl furniture inspired by Doris Duke's house in Shangri La

Heaven on Earth: Inside Doris Duke's Shangri La - Gallery

Heaven on Earth: Inside Doris Duke's Shangri La - Gallery

Doris Duke (November 22, 1912 – October 28, 1993) was an American heiress, horticulturalist, art collector, and philanthropist.

Doris Duke (November 22, 1912 – October 28, 1993) was an American heiress, horticulturalist, art collector, and philanthropist.

James Buchanan and Doris Duke An early portrait photo of J.B. and young Doris Duke. Duke inherited nearly all of her father’s fortune valued at more than $100 million, or well over a billion in today’s dollars. That immense fortune afforded Duke to amass a myriad of collections during her adult life, from a handful of mansions and fine furniture to magnificent gems and gold-digging husbands.

James Buchanan and Doris Duke An early portrait photo of J.B. and young Doris Duke. Duke inherited nearly all of her father’s fortune valued at more than $100 million, or well over a billion in today’s dollars. That immense fortune afforded Duke to amass a myriad of collections during her adult life, from a handful of mansions and fine furniture to magnificent gems and gold-digging husbands.

Diamonds galore. Doris Duke. Christie’s auction

Diamonds galore. Doris Duke. Christie’s auction

Shangri-La Oahu, the famous Doris Duke residence, is a hidden island gem loaded with amazing memories | Hawaii | Oahu | Luxury Residence

Shangri-La Oahu, the famous Doris Duke residence, is a hidden island gem loaded with amazing memories | Hawaii | Oahu | Luxury Residence

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