Saturday, January 19, 2013

INSPIRATION Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson 1936... Yves Saint Laurent FW 2012||13

Wallis Simpson, famous for her quote 'You can never be too rich or too thin", photographed in 1936 wearing a wonderful silk dress with a sensual calle pattern [left]…  might have inspired Stefano Pilati to create a similar calle print for hits last Yves Saint collection for FW 2012||13 [right]. Wallis Simpson 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.