F. Scholte | Evening suit | American | The Met
In the 1920s, the Duke of Windsor, then Prince of Wales, introduced the midnight blue evening suit as an alternative to the conventional black evening suit. He was motivated by a desire not only to soften men's formal wear, but also to augment his sartorial standing in the popular press
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Stock Photo - EDWARD VIII (1894-1972)./nKing of Great Britain. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, c1965
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The Duchess of Windsor's Pucci-esque dress, late 1960s, of silk jersey, printed in orange with swirling designs, bust 80cm, 31 1/2in Provenance: Ex lot 2409 in the Sotheby's New York Duke and Duchess of Windsor
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