A PLACE IN THE SUN

HOL­LY­WOOD HIS­TORY GOES UN­DER THE HAM­MER AT CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK WITH A CAV­AL­CADE OF COU­TURE FROM EL­IZ­A­BETH TAY­LOR’S WARDROBE

India Today - - MEMORABILIA -

Feisty, fear­less, flaw­less, are just some of the qual­i­ties that con­tour the mem­ory of le­gendary Hol­ly­wood ac­tress and glama­zon El­iz­a­beth Tay­lor. If her mul­ti­ple mar­riages and con­tro­ver­sial dal­liances with con­ser­va­tive cults stoked cu­rios­ity and pub­lic mur­mur, her breath­tak­ing col­lec­tion of clothes, jew­ellery and ac­ces­sories raised even more brows. At a land­mark auc­tion start­ing De­cem­ber 14, Christie’s will show­case the Icon and

her Haute cou­ture: clothes and ac­ces­sories in a four­day se­ries of sales. Nearly 400 items com­prise this col­lec­tion, which in­cludes haute cou­ture gowns, prêt-à-porter fash­ions, coats, and capes, as well as scores of hand­bags, jew­ellery and shoes. Here’s a mo­ment to mop up a few star­dust mem­o­ries.

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