Above: Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, by Cecil Beaton, bromide print, 1939. © Cecil Beaton Studio Archive, Sotheby's London, via the National Portrait Gallery. Below: Evening dress, by Mainbocher, c. 1938. Black silk taffeta embroidered with metallic thread, sequins, and beads. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Above: Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, by Cecil Beaton, bromide print, 1939. © Cecil Beaton Studio Archive, Sotheby's London, via the National Portrait Gallery. Below: Evening dress, by Mainbocher, c. 1938. Black silk taffeta embroidered with metallic thread, sequins, and beads. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Wedding Dress and Jacket - 1937 - by Mainbocher- Made for Wallis Simpson - defect in stability of  dye caused loss of 'Wallis Blue' -

Wedding Dress and Jacket - 1937 - by Mainbocher- Made for Wallis Simpson - defect in stability of dye caused loss of 'Wallis Blue' -

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W.E  Andrea Riseborough as Wallis Simpson. I know it's a movie, but still a great look.
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Jimin Inspired w/ Converse by btsoutfits on Polyvore featuring Topshop, Converse, SHOUROUK, Retrò and Wallis

Jimin Inspired w/ Converse by btsoutfits on Polyvore featuring Topshop, Converse, SHOUROUK, Retrò and Wallis

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Wallis Simpson dressed in Mainbocher for Her Marriage to Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, June 3, 1937

Wallis Simpson dressed in Mainbocher for Her Marriage to Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, June 3, 1937

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Silk Evening Gown -- Circa 1938 -- Mainbocher -- French -- The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Silk Evening Gown -- Circa 1938 -- Mainbocher -- French -- The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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1935. Duke and Duchess of Windsor (Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson). Photo by George Hoyningen-Huene (B1900-D1968)

1935. Duke and Duchess of Windsor (Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson). Photo by George Hoyningen-Huene (B1900-D1968)

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