But, - in the spirit and in agreement with what you wrote, - that, too, would be redundant and futile, Y-O-L, already makes ready to buy, enough beautiful patterns .
Yes, the Shah was a nasty - and cruel creature - his third wife, Farah Diba, used to order Christian Dior to design and make a line of dresses for her daughters dolls .
Imelda Marcos was ( still is ) another case of the futility of kings and old emperors and his wives .
The king of Morroco ordered from Francesco Smalto, Paris, exclusive blankets in the finest cashemere for his horses . I wouldn’t even put them on the floor ...
And to think that too many luxury items makers from Switzerland, fashion “maisons” from France, and a little from other countries in old Europe, survived and prospered almost exclusively thanks to those kind of clients ...