14th September 1982 Princess Grace of Monaco London remembers

1982 Princess Grace of Monaco died in a car crash near Monte Carlo.

The Princess was formerly known as Grace Kelly the Hollywood Film star. She was 52. The Connaught hotel in London, she called her second home, she also visited the nearby fashion houses in Mount Street. The V&A Museum ran an exhibition in 2010, with many of her iconic outfits, it was a stunning exhibition but sadly no photographs could be taken inside. See Flyer and details below.

Notable Films

Here is a list of some of her main films and a few things she was noted for.

  • High Society 1956
  • The Swan 1956
  • To Catch a Thief  1955
  • The Bridges at Toko-Ri  1954
  • Country Girl 1954
  • Green Fire 1954
  • Rear Window 1954
  • Dial M for Murder 1954
  • Mogambo  1953
  • High Noon 1952
  • Fourteen Hours 1951
  • An Academy Award and Golden Globe

Fashion Statements Grace Kelly Princess of Monaco

  • The Hermès Handbag named in her honour ever after The “Kelly handbag”, initially an accessory, to hide the baby bump
  • Pearl Earrings, pearl necklace
  • Red lipstick
  • Epitomising Dior 50’s Fashion designs
  • Sunglasses interesting frames
  • Midi Length skirts
  • Fantastic Hairstyles
  • Pointed wrist cuffs on her wedding gown
  • Wearing hats with dignity, style & grace
  • Popularising natural fresh face minimal makeup look
  • Creative College girl style

Work as a Princess

  • With just over 10 Honors both National and international
  • Ended the cruelty of a Pigeon Shooting  event in Monaco
  • Her presidency  of the Red Cross Charity in Monaco made an impact
  • Her Charity work with AMADE –World Association of Friends of Children
  • Committed to Monaco’s cultural and building heritage taking an interest in Ballet and architecture.
  • Setting up a foundation for the Arts.

This film clip was the last that the Princess made before she died.

Designer fashion outlets in Mount Street a favourite spot of Grace Kelly Princess of Monaco when she was in London.
Designer fashion outlets in Mount Street a favourite spot of Grace Kelly Princess of Monaco when she was in London.
Mount St Lanvin designer store. Princes Grace of Monaco visited Mount St when she came to London
Mount St Lanvin designer store. Princes Grace of Monaco visited Mount St when she came to London
Mount street floor Mosaic by the designer outlets.
Mount street floor Mosaic by the designer outlets.
Grace Kelly took the role in the Hitchcock Film "Rear Window" This is one of the Mosaics in Leytonstone station in tribute to the Director.
Grace Kelly took the role in the Hitchcock Film “Rear Window” This is one of the Mosaics in Leytonstone station in tribute to the Director.
Princess Grace of Monaco Stayed in London, the Connaught Hotel was a regular stop.
Princess Grace of Monaco Stayed in London, the Connaught Hotel was a regular stop.
To Catch a Theif, Grace Kelly worked with Hitchcock again in this film, the Mosaic from Leytonstone Station.
To Catch a Theif, Grace Kelly worked with Hitchcock again in this film, the Mosaic from Leytonstone Station.

 

 

 

 

 

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