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Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) officially opened its doors to the public in October 2013. log on: http://thewallis.org/

10 Influential Fashion Designers You've Probably Never Heard Of

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

Wallis Warfield Simpson married the Duke of Windsor.  An american socialite who stole the would-be King!

As the Duchess of Windsor's fabulous outfits go under the hammer, we reveal the secrets of Wallis's wardrobe

The Duchess with a brown alligator handbag, circa with gilt ring swivel clasp

Wallis Simpson, wearing the Cartier gem-set cross bracelet her future husband gave her ("My crosses to bear.").

Wallis, Duchess of Windsor in a short-sleeved Vionnet dress and belt, holding a hip-length jacket by FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER John Rawlings

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor - effortless style. Alas, I shall never be that rich or thin.

The Duchess of Windsor's Fashion Moments

King Edward VIII “David” (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) Prince of Wales UK wife Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) USA, Duke Duchess of Windsor, 1941

H.R.H. Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (formally H.M. King Edward VIII) and Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (formally Wallis Simpson.)

Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (formally H. King Edward VIII) and Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (formally Wallis Simpson.

Wallis Simpson in Schiparelli Lobster dress. Who else could pull off a lobster dress?!

Above: Pictures by Cecil Beaton from an 8 page spread in Vogue featuring Wallis Simpson wearing the Lobster Dress (below) Jenny Palmer x Sparkle Style: Schiaparelli and Prada: 'Impossible Conversations' The Costume Institute Exhibition at the MOMA NYC!

Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.  "My husband gave up everything for me.  I'm not a beautiful woman.  I'm nothing to look at, so the only thing I can do is dress better than anyone else."  ...and she did, in the finest Paris couture.

Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) USA wife of King Edward VIII “David” (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) Prince of Wales UK, Duke & Duchess of Windsor,

Style Icon Wallis Simspon: Channel One of History's Most Thoroughly Modern Women

Style Icon Wallis Simspon: Channel One of History's Most Thoroughly Modern Women

1931 - Wallis as she was presented to the British royal court, in a feather headdress. She was married to her second husband Ernest Aldrich Simpson at the was also the same year she first met Edward Prince of Wales. Photo by Bertram Park.

HRH The Duke of Windsor (formerly King Edward VIII) and the Duchess of Windsor

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor - legendary style setters or fashion victims?

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor at the Gala à l'Orangerie ball at the Château de Versailles, in June 1953. Wallis Simpson wears an amethyst, turquoises and diamond necklace made in 1947 by Cartier.

16 Icons and their Jewelers

The Duchess of Windsor wearing the Cartier Draperie necklace of amethyst, turquoise and diamonds.

Wallis Simpson - she changed British History and got Collin Firth an Oscar

Wallis Simpson, 'That Woman' After the Abdication

King Edward VIII “David” (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor UK & wife Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) USA