Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, wearing her mammoth fancy intense yellow diamond ring. After her death it was acquired by Estee Lauder, who had it fashioned into a pendant. Such item was sold at Sotheby's after Mrs Lauder's demise.
Post left legacy of style Consummate hostess Marjorie Merriweather Post, with parasol, greets the just-arrived Duke and Duchess of Windsor, to her right. (From the collection of Carleton Varney). Both Marjorie and the Duchess of Windsor were American.