Tag Archive: Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Portrait of Wallis Simpson by Cecil Beaton

I love the use of summer sunshine contrasted with areas of shade to bring out the ethereal nature of Wallis’ dress, complimented by her jet black hair. For saying that she and the… Continue reading

A portrait of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon by Cecil Beaton

Here’s Cecil Beaton’s fantastic portrait of the Queen Mother when she was young. I just love the way that the sunlight bursts out through the trees above, giving us a sense of what… Continue reading

W.E. Trailer Now Live

Madonna’s new film about the romance between Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, W.E.,┬áis showing in cinemas soon. It looks like the film explores the┬áradical new evidence that has come to light in recent… Continue reading