The Duchess of Argyll, 80, subject of a scandalous, world-famous Scottish divorce 30 years ago. The society beauty considered the inspiration for Cole Porter's popular song "You're the Top" was born Ethel Margaret Wigham, daughter of …
The inspiration for “Powder” was Margaret Campbell, the Duchess of Argyll, whose death in 1993 brought an end to what sounds like one of the raciest, most far-flung erotic lives of the 20th century (and yes, I’m including Alma Mahler in that …
Last night’s event is said to have been an emotional one – and undestandably so. The highlight of the evening was the gift from the Duke and Duchess of Argyll to Andrew of an oil painting of Inveraray Castle by the well known Argyll colourist ...
The Opera Philadelphia production stars Patricia Schuman as Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, who became notorious for her scandal-ridden divorce proceedings in 1963 Britain. Adès partnered with novelist Philip Hensher to …
Architect Ian McKellar’s labour of love has created an inspiring walled garden in Argyll where beautifully clipped topiary ... daughter of Queen Victoria and the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, who lived there until her death in 1939. Ian later …
Two of the most spectacular wedding dresses on display are the 1933 Norman Harnell dress created for Margaret Whigham who became the Duchess of Argyll, and the 1934 Charles James elegant creation worn by Barbara ‘Baba’ …
Nicole, Duchess of Bedford was the third wife of Ian ... When Nicole accepted, the notorious Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, cabled the Duke: “Why marry her when you can have me?” The Duke and Nicole married at Woburn Abbey in a …
Alongside her husband, the Queen was joined by the Duke of Argyll and William Farish in the coach. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during day two of Royal Ascot 2016, at Ascot Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. …
The subject matter was also cannily chosen: the infamously lubricious Margaret Whigham, Duchess of Argyll (1912-1993), whose sensational 1963 divorce trial made headlines. The judge, Lord Wheatley, handed down a 65,000-word …
In 2006, the Duchess of Argyll lost a tiara, a diamond Cartier brooch and other jewels at Glasgow Airport. Six years later they were put up for auction — it turned out they had been sold by the airport as unclaimed property. After negotiations ...