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Vintage Seekers Unveils Bolero and Sweater Worn by Wallis Simpson

Two rare vintage fashion treasures once owned by Wallis Simpson have been listed for sale on Vintage Seekers. Also known as the Duchess of Windsor, the American socialite became notorious as the cause of Edward VIII’s abdication in 1936.

 
 
Wallis Simpson's Ocelot Sweater
Wallis Simpson's Ocelot Sweater
PRLog - Jun. 8, 2011 - COVENT GARDEN, U.K. -- The first item is a tailor-made cashmere and ocelot sweater from 1960. A fitted, short-sleeved black knitted sweater with real ocelot fur panel down the front, it shows just why Wallis Simpson was regarded as such a style icon in her day.

There’s also a beaded pale blue and silver bolero encrusted with sequins and glass crystals, designed by Christian Dior in 1963. Actress Gillian Anderson, who played Wallis Simpson in the BBC adaptation of William Boyd’s Any Human Heart, recently wore the bolero to the 2011 BAFTA ceremony.

The unique bolero and sweater are both part of the carefully curated luxury fashion range on Vintage Seekers, an online platform for original 20th century design and collectibles.

Vintage Seekers is a unique site dedicated to original 20th century design and collectibles. Inspired by the authenticity, style and integrity of products that have stood the test of time, bringing together the best examples of design, fashion, motoring, watches, wine and memorabilia.

http://www.vintageseekers.com

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Industry:Fashion, Lifestyle, Shopping
Tags:Wallis Simpson, vintage, Fashion, gillian anderson, dior, luxury, bafta
Last Updated:Jun 08, 2011
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