Stunning dramatic portrait of Mrs. Wallis Simpson at the Château de Candé in France, June 2, 1937. Silver print (detail) photograph by CECIL BEATON. Mrs. Simpson wears a Schiaparelli dress & jacket in carbon blue silk jersey embroidered with gilded baroque scrolls. On her left hand her Cartier engagement ring. (before alteration in 1958) The Duke & Duchess of Windsor Sotheby's Catalog 1997 (please follow minkshmink on pinterest) #wallissimpson #cecilbeaton #schiaparelli
Elsa Schiaparelli "Shoe" Hat, winter Black wool felt (originally worn by Gala Dali) Schiaparelli: "Dalí was a constant caller. We devised together … the black hat in the form of a shoe with a Shocking velvet heel standing up like a small column"