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October 2018- Dallas

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Peter Marino Isabella Blow Hermès Elton John Marie Antoinette Elton John. The rocket man shot 1970s glamour to the moon — wearing a sequined baseball uniform at Dodger Stadium and garnering a knighthood to boot. "Fame attracts l u n a t i c s , " h e s a i d . Harry Winston Ocean Biretrograde 36mm auto- m a t i c 1 8 K rose-gold timepiece, at the Harry Winston boutique. Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis. Princess TNT. The Punk Princess. The German aristo who once had to sell off castles, cars, and jewelry to rectify a $500 million shopping debt. She's now restoring the family's 500-room schloss. Lesson not learned. Chopard Red Carpet Collection timepiece in 18K white gold with blue sapphires and diamonds, at Bachendorf's. Marie Antoinette. Sky-high wigs. Extravagant d r e s s e s . A p e n c h a n t f o r g a m b l i n g a n d champagne. T h i s F r e n c h Queen's indulgences ultimately sent her t o t h e g u i l l o t i n e . Harry Winston Ocean W a t e r f a l l 3 6 m m automatic 18K white- gold timepiece, at the Harry Winston boutique. Peggy Guggenheim. A wildly passionate anti-socialite and heir to the Guggenheim fortune, Peg was said to have bedded more than 1,000 men. Her artistic appetite included a masterful collection of cubist, surrealist, and abstract expressionist works housed in her (unfinished) Venetian palazzo. David Yurman 34mm rubber Swiss quartz watch with diamonds $3,700, at the David Yurman boutique. Isabella Blow. A muse to hat designer Philip Treacy, she is said to have discovered Alexander M c Q u e e n , S t e l l a Tennant, and Sophie Dahl. Enough said. P a n t h è r e d e Cartier High Jewelry watch in 18k white gold with diamonds, emeralds, and onyx, at the Cartier boutique. Salvador Dalí. The artist once surreally appeared at a Manhattan bookstore on a bed, wired to a machine that traced his brain waves and blood pressure. He autographed books while being monitored, and the book buyer was given the brain-wave chart — all while speaking a strange mix of French, Spanish, English, and Catalan. Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar with moon phase $87,320, at de Boulle, Tiffany & Co. Peter Marino. The architect's sartorial mode is straight out of a most glamorous bondage bar. But his sleek interiors for Chanel, Dior, and Fendi belie restraints. Chanel watch with black leather cuff $8,800, at the Chanel boutique, Bachendorf's. Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis Peggy Guggenheim Salvador Dalí

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