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/

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Wallis Simpson and the Duke of Windsor - June Designed by Mainbocher, the dress was in a color called, Wallis Blue.

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

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

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The Duke & Duchess of Windsor 1941 Edward Windsor & Wallis Simpson. He abdicated the English throne to marry her.

The famous wedding dress of Wallis Simpson - ode to the non-white wedding dress

Something borrowed- Something blue-wallis blue the Many Lives of a wedding suit MAINBOCHER for Wallis Simpson .

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.

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Wallis Warfield did not start out as the Duchess, but she did start out in Baltimore. A Cartier necklace and below: the Duchess of Windsor wearing her Cartier necklace.

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 Simpson 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 time.

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!

Cecil Beaton- Wallis Simpson en robe d’organdi, au château de Candé (France), 1937

Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) USA wife of Ex-King Edward VIII “David” UK, Duchess of Windsor en robe d’organdi, at Château de Candé in France by Cecil Beaton, 1937

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,

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 Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Simpson & Edward Windsor,who gave up the throne to marry her.

Mainbocher Wedding Dress and - Made for Wallis Simpson - A defect in the stability of the dye has caused the dress to lose its 'Wallis Blue' color.

Mainbocher wedding dress & jacket, Mainbocher (American, Made for Wallis Simpson; a defect in the stability of the dye has caused the dress to lose its 'Wallis Blue' MMA

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.

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