People: Royalty

George VI and Elizabeth let it be

known that they would hold no courts next year—just garden parties. It's the clothing shortage.

The Duke of Windsor and his Duchess arrived safely in Manhattan—the Duke in a blue suit (and cotton sweater and plaid shirt), the Duchess in what she helpfully described to some 50 welcoming reporters and cameramen as "a blue wool suit with a red wool jersey, a striped silk hat—I guess that's what you call it—with a veil, and a black box calf and alligator handbag." Also a mink stole. But no jewels. (Explained the Duke, whose Duchess got stolen blind...

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