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

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

Wallis Simpson - Duchess of Windsor was an American socialite whose third husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom and the Dominions, abdicated his throne to marry her in 1936.

Wallis Simpson - Duchess of Windsor was an American socialite whose third husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom and the Dominions, abdicated his throne to marry her in 1936.

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

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

The Draperie necklace designed by Cartier at the behest of the Duke of Windsor, who chose all the stones himself except the turquoise.

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The Draperie necklace designed by Cartier at the behest of the Duke of Windsor, who chose all the stones himself except the turquoise.

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)

what a charming notion

what a charming notion

WE movie about Wallis Simpson

WE movie about Wallis Simpson

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

Bessie Wallis Warfield aka The Duchess of Windsor  My great grandmothers cousin. Which means no relation..haha  Jennifer, her cousin my great grandmother was named Effie Eudora Warfield ;)

Wallis, the Duchess of Windsor

Bessie Wallis Warfield aka The Duchess of Windsor My great grandmothers cousin. Which means no relation..haha Jennifer, her cousin my great grandmother was named Effie Eudora Warfield ;)

The Duchess herself is reported to have summed up her life in a sentence:  You have no idea how hard it is to live out a great romance!

The Duchess herself is reported to have summed up her life in a sentence: You have no idea how hard it is to live out a great romance!

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