Mary Plazas makes her debut with Northern Ireland Opera in the Irish premiere of Powder Her Face, which tells the story of the Duchess of Argyll, infamous for her much-publicised divorce case in 1963. Jenny Lee spoke …
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Margaret, Duchess of Argyll (born Ethel Margaret Whigham, 1 December 1912 – 25 July 1993), was a British socialite, best remembered for a celebrated divorce case in 1963 [1] from her second husband, the 11th Duke …
So Kate, if you’re going to take fashion cues from your foremothers, why not go for a bejeweled, baroque halo like the aforementioned Duchess of Argyll? She looks elegant and on-trend, assuming costume jewelry and …
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
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Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
The life of Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll is still a richly scandalous story, a tale of a wealthy, married royal (to the future Duke of Argyll) whose Polaroid photos surfaced showing her wearing only pearls while …
A new "promenade installation" show about scandalous 20th century socialite The Duchess of Argyll will premiere at Shoreditch Town Hall in August. Presented by site-specific specialists Dreamthinkspeak, Absent …
"I'm absolutely amazed," the Duchess of Argyll, 68, said in a statement. "I thought that after six years I'd lost them forever. [The jewels] were absolutely irreplaceable, so I'm incredibly delighted. The tiara was a Victorian …
The duchess, a society beauty at the center of one of Britain's most sensational divorce cases in the 1960s, has died in London after a series of strokes. She was 80. The daughter of a millionaire, she married American …