Wallis Simpson: How the Duchess of Windsor fell for bead and feather jewellery

The hippy Mrs Simpson: How the Duchess fell for bead and feather jewellery

1:58 AM on 8th October 2011

Fashion royalty: A portrait of Wallis Simpson wearing a sequinned jacket in Tours, France, before she married the Duke of Windsor

Fashion royalty: A portrait of Wallis Simpson wearing a sequinned jacket in Tours, France, before she married the Duke of Windsor

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All that glitters: A gilt-metal necklace with hand of Fatima pendants (left) and a costume lapis lazuli necklace made for the Duchess by Alexis Kirk

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Oozing class: Eve Best as Wallis Simpson in last year

Oozing class: Eve Best as Wallis Simpson in last year”s hit British film The King”s Speech