Those captivated by screen giant Elizabeth Taylor can spend a week in a Palm Springs home she once owned for about $5,200, depending on the season, or by even the night.
Marriage is forever! Or maybe it's for a bit of time and then it's onto the next! We all know Elizabeth Taylor made her way through more than a few marriages, but there are plenty of other stars who liked to say 'I do' and then 'I don't' over and over again. So which celebs decided ’til death [...]
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U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters / Taylor Lednum/GSA The General Services Administration (GSA) granted us a rare look at a Level 5 security campus, the new U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, at the restored St. Elizabeth's Hospital in southeast Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
Post by Wendy Robinson. When I met my best friend Elizabeth for the first time, I thought we’d never be friends. She'ss slim, beautiful, and always perfectly dressed. While I usually feel at peace with my appearance, I felt dumpy and frumpy standing next to her. Show More Summary
Welcome to Midcentury Madness, where we hop in our ‘58 Chevy Impala, drive over to Elizabeth Taylor’s house, tell her we’re sorry about the death of her husband, remind her that she deserved the Oscar that year, and drink extra dirty gin martinis all night as she dishes about which guy she’s gonna start dating next. Show More Summary
With his scene-stealing work in Mean Girls and on Looking, Daniel Franzese has long been one of our favorite performers and as an ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, he’s also one of our most-admired do-gooders. Now we see he comes by his positive energy naturally. After reading and listening to some of the bile and vitriol being […]
There are plenty of things you could do with two million dollars. You could buy a small yacht, a little island in the South Pacific, maybe start a diamond collection to rival Elizabeth Taylor’s—or you could just buy a Birkin.... via JustLuxe.com
The Rolling Stones spent some time there in the 1970s, as did John Lennon, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Elizabeth Taylor. Before Andy Warhol bought it in 1971, this Montauk compound—called Eothen (meaning "from the east")—belonged to the Churches, better known as the Arm & Hammer family. Show More Summary
Taylor Camp was born in the spring of 1969 when Howard Taylor (brother of actress Elizabeth) bailed out thirteen hippies seeking refuge from the ongoing campus riots in America and police brutality. The camp formed on the idea of free living, settled in this tree house village on the beautiful shore of Kauai. Show More Summary
The novelist Elizabeth Taylor’s career began with a stroke of bad luck. She sold her first book, an understated satire about a young wife on an Air Force base in wartime Britain, in 1945. A few months earlier, “National Velvet” had made the twelve-year-old actress Elizabeth Taylor an international star. Show More Summary
In his distinguished career as a Hollywood photographer, Bob Willoughby captured Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Jane Fonda, but remains unequivocal about his favorite subject: Audrey Hepburn. Willoughby was called in to shoot the new starlet one morning shortly after she arrived in Hollywood in 1953. Show More Summary
Elizabeth Taylor was her first admirer and her career creating one-of-a-kind jewels continues to rise.
"... according to ['celebrity facialist' Kate] Somerville, who said that an aesthetician who worked with them told her. She declined to reveal which of her celebrity clients shave their faces, but said that she recommends it widely and that many comply."
It's 5:30 on a Thursday, and the ladies perched on the cow-fur-covered stools at the Mark Hotel bar are being very Upper East Side. There are Bergdorf bags everywhere. One of those Elizabeth Taylor from Sex and the City dogs trots by. Jill Kargman, star, creator, and executive producer of the new... More »
And plans to redevelop the Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center. [ more › ]
Since dreamed up by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, nearly 100,000 international celebrities of all kinds have been presented with the French Legion of Honor award — Desmond Tutu, Jerry Lewis and Elizabeth Taylor among them.
Trapped in the wreck, the girls used their Taylor Swift concert bracelets to attract attention. Caroline and Elizabeth Dazzio. (via WBRZ) Last week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, teenager Elizabeth Dazzio was driving her sister Caroline and a friend home, when she fell asleep. Show More Summary