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Showing posts from October, 2009

Looking back to the 80's

A very fashionable look, circa 1982/3.

I still haven't quite made up my mind as to what I'm wearing for Halloween. Any ideas?

The Duchess who stole the heart of a king

She captured the heart of a King... a man willing to give up the crown for a Lady.
... How romantic.

She was the one who said: "You can never be too rich or too thin".

she also said: "I'm nothing to look at, so the only thing I can do is dress better than anyone else" and "fill what's empty, emoty what's full and scratch where it itches."

Published in The Sketch

Wallis Warfield Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor, twice divorced, and allegedly the mistress of Edward, Prince of Wales. Then two years later, after Edward's accession as King, Wallis divorced her second husband and Edward proposed to her.

All of this caused quite the scandal. And ultimately led to the King's abdication in 1936 to marry "the woman I love". He became Duke of Windsor by his brother George VI. Then married Wallis, who became formally known as the Duchess of Windsor.

They both lived a life of leisure as society celebrities.

On a personal note... She is a dist…

Happy Birthday Mom!

I got my cake and horse too!

if i were a man...

I'd buy my clothes from Hollander and Lexer and Smith+Butler...

fantasize about Sophia Loren...

look like Steve McQueen...

ride a Triumph, BSA, BMW, vintage Honda or Deus Cycle...

Lovers Land - Road Trippin from riley blakeway on Vimeo.

and definitely play guitar for Stoned Cold Dandies!

Glenda was on her way to her 22nd Star Trek convention

sexy boots, photographed by photoblogger Tommy Ton - From 2010 spring street style