"In the single year 1936 she became the most-talked-about, written-about, headlined and interest-compelling person in the world. In these respects no woman in history has ever equaled Mrs. Simpson, for no press or radio existed to spread the world news they made."
Edward, Prince of Wales, relationship with Wallis Simpson further weakened his poor relationship with his father, King George V. Although his parents, King George V and Queen Mary met Simpson at Buckingham Palace in 1935, they later refused to receive her.
Many cite the signing of the treaty of Versailles in 1919 as the death knell of the frock coat, as Woodrow Wilson and David Lloyd-George rocked up in majestic morning coats. Description from andrewsandpygott.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
King Edward VIII “David” (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) (1894-1972) Prince of Wales UK & wife Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) (1896-1986) USA, Duke & Duchess of Windsor.