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The Duke of Windsor's Sartorial Style

His sporting clothes brought out the peacock in him. ''I believe in bright checks for sportsmen,'' he once wrote. ''The louder they are, the better I like them.'' The Duke practically invented co...

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1924 rust Harris tweed golfing suit. Jacket by Scholte of London, trousers by Forster & Sons. Jacket has a convertible collar for cold weather. Trousers “cut high in the waist" and originally supported by an inner elasticated girdle to maintain a looser hang. The hems curve under to fasten to the cotton plus-four lining. Via

Pecan brown and beige wool Shepherd’s check suit, 1934. Jacket by Scholte of London, trousers/plus-fours by Forster & Sons. Via

flashbackdandies: While still not yet the King of England, David Windsor was regarded in America as the undisputed King of Fashion. The yel...

Freda Dudley Ward, mistress of the Prince of Wales from 1918 to 1923.

Frances Evelyn "Daisy" Greville, Countess of Warwick (10 December 1861–26 July 1938) was a British socialite and long-time mistress to Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII. She was the inspiration behind the popular music hall song Daisy, Daisy.

Prince Albert, by Charles Brocky 1841-Gorgeous! No wonder Victoria mourned him for 40 years.

Prince Leopold was the eighth child and fourth son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Leopold was later created Duke of Albany, Earl of Clarence, and Baron Arklow

Uncle Willie style suit - Single-breasted suit, 1940. Museum no. T.717 & A-1974. Given by the Duke of Windsor

HM King Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor) with his niece, Princess Elizabeth of York (later Queen Elizabeth II).

Vintage gentleman suit.. Nothing has really changed through the years, other than how wool is processed to make it more wearable and not so itchy...

Wales in a white dupioni silk suit.