Perhaps the most striking thing about Madonna's film is the incredible wardrobe worn by a fictionalized Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII. The clothes and the jewelry are truly sights to behold, and the film's costume designer Arianne Phillips will vie for an Oscar this Sunday. However,...

Last night the Cinema Society and Piaget hosted a screening of Madonna's film W.E. at the MoMa. Based on the epic love story between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, the film also follows a contemporary romance between a woman and a security guard and stars Abbie Cornish, Andrea...

" Wallis Simpson 'Hark the herald angels sing, Mrs Simpson pinched our King!' Playgrounds in 1936 rang out with this children's rhyme as the American divorcee (twice over) managed to do what it took Oliver Cromwell a rampaging army to achieve: dislodge the King. The story began over...

Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII. English romanticism is channeled into Balmoral fringed tweeds and candy-coloured tartans with Prince of Wales checks. Ultimate luxury and expertise create evening glamour in elegant draped gowns and head to toe sequins to ensure that every head is turned....

Wallis Simpson (June 19, 1896 – April 24, 1986) seen here in a photo taken in 1931, almost caused the biggest scandal in Great Britain's history. Having been married twice before, and purportedly Edward VIII's mistress prior to divorcing her second husband, the then-King Edward VIII...

On Tuesday I attended an intimate evening with Roland Mouret in conversation with Anne Sebba at the Net-a-Porter HQ in celebration of her latest publication, That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor and the Roland Mouret dress she inspired. It was a fascinating conversation...

Gareth Pugh has always been a fascinating designer to keep an eye on. His collections are mesmerising! Bold monochromatic geometrical digital prints stand out and just look amazing. To showcase his Spring/Summer 2011 Womenswear he showed the following video to the crowd, like a movie premiere....

Last night Madonna attended the BFI London Film Festival premiere for W.E. — otherwise known as her directorial debut about Wallis Simpson. And just as she did when showing off the film in Venice, the popstar-turned-director went the embellished route. She wore a black L'Wren Scott dress...

Wallis Simpson is having a huge revival these days. Madonna made a movie about the controversial Duchess of Windsor and she was the muse for Douglas Hannant's collection for Fall 2012. The designer dressed up the NY Performing Arts Library to look like the English countryside in autumn. The...

of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor I knew I had to read it. At one time or another, most of us have dreamed about marrying a prince and becoming royalty, but many of us never think of what the consequence would be if we weren't welcomed into a royal family with open arms. That's what...

 

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