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This vintage 1949 Seventeen magazine has 280 pages full of wonderful clothing advertisements. Its the August 1949 back to school issue so it contains many colorful ads for luggage, dorm room needs, dresses, shoes, coats, pajamas, robes, perfume, even a black & white ad of a very young Elizabeth Taylor wearing an angora sweater. I didnt realize Seventeen magazine was printed in the 1940s, this one is a treasure for vintage fashion collectors or sellers. Its full of fun post World War 2 ill...

This vintage 1949 Seventeen magazine has 280 pages full of wonderful clothing advertisements. Its the August 1949 back to school issue so it contains many colorful ads for luggage, dorm room needs, dresses, shoes, coats, pajamas, robes, perfume, even a black & white ad of a very young Elizabeth Taylor wearing an angora sweater. I didnt realize Seventeen magazine was printed in the 1940s, this one is a treasure for vintage fashion collectors or sellers. Its full of fun post World War 2 ill...

1987 Dior Gown: a white silk organza with black silk gazar bodice gown from the House of Christian Dior. Malcolm Forbes presented Elizabeth Taylor--wearing this gown--with a $1 million check to amFAR at the 70th Anniversary Forbes Magazine Celebration. It sold for $15,000 and was estimated to sell between $4,000-6,000.

1987 Dior Gown: a white silk organza with black silk gazar bodice gown from the House of Christian Dior. Malcolm Forbes presented Elizabeth Taylor--wearing this gown--with a $1 million check to amFAR at the 70th Anniversary Forbes Magazine Celebration. It sold for $15,000 and was estimated to sell between $4,000-6,000.

“Elizabeth Taylor is a great beauty… She has heavy black hair and brows that are also black and thick, but not a whit too thick to frame her large, luxuriantly lashed blue eyes, which darken into violet in the least shadow. Her complexion has been described by an ecstatic publicity man as “a bowl of cream with a rose floating in it.” Cameramen have paid her Hollywood’s ultimate compliment to beauty: “She doesn’t have a bad angle.”  - Time Magazine, August 1949

“Elizabeth Taylor is a great beauty… She has heavy black hair and brows that are also black and thick, but not a whit too thick to frame her large, luxuriantly lashed blue eyes, which darken into violet in the least shadow. Her complexion has been described by an ecstatic publicity man as “a bowl of cream with a rose floating in it.” Cameramen have paid her Hollywood’s ultimate compliment to beauty: “She doesn’t have a bad angle.” - Time Magazine, August 1949

'I don't entirely approve of some of the things I have done, or am, or have been. But I'm me. God knows, I'm me.' - Elizabeth Taylor

'I don't entirely approve of some of the things I have done, or am, or have been. But I'm me. God knows, I'm me.' - Elizabeth Taylor

In February of 1945, LIFE magazine ran a story on child actresses - included was this image of a 13-year-old Elizabeth Taylor with her black cat named Jill. “She love animals and out-of-doors.” (Peter Stackpole—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE #LIFElegends

In February of 1945, LIFE magazine ran a story on child actresses - included was this image of a 13-year-old Elizabeth Taylor with her black cat named Jill. “She love animals and out-of-doors.” (Peter Stackpole—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE #LIFElegends

In February of 1945, LIFE magazine ran a story on child actresses - included was this image of a 13-year-old Elizabeth Taylor with her black cat named Jill. “She love animals and out-of-doors.” (Peter Stackpole—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE #LIFElegends

In February of 1945, LIFE magazine ran a story on child actresses - included was this image of a 13-year-old Elizabeth Taylor with her black cat named Jill. “She love animals and out-of-doors.” (Peter Stackpole—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE #LIFElegends

Elizabeth Taylor for Vogue, 1948 day wear black skirt white blouse shoes heels hair late 40s era model movie star vintage fashion

Elizabeth Taylor for Vogue, 1948 day wear black skirt white blouse shoes heels hair late 40s era model movie star vintage fashion

In spite of Saldana's many high-profile roles in the last few years, she still hits a few roadblocks every now and then. Most recently, when she was cast in an upcoming movie about Nina Simone, she found herself criticized for not being dark-skinned enough for the part. "Let me tell you, if Elizabeth Taylor can be Cleopatra, I can be Nina—I'm sorry," says Saldana, her tone not in the least apologetic. "It doesn't matter how much backlash I will get for it. I will honor and respect my black…

Zoë Saldana: Her Allure Photo Shoot

In spite of Saldana's many high-profile roles in the last few years, she still hits a few roadblocks every now and then. Most recently, when she was cast in an upcoming movie about Nina Simone, she found herself criticized for not being dark-skinned enough for the part. "Let me tell you, if Elizabeth Taylor can be Cleopatra, I can be Nina—I'm sorry," says Saldana, her tone not in the least apologetic. "It doesn't matter how much backlash I will get for it. I will honor and respect my black…

"13 Year Old Actress Elizabeth Taylor Outside, Holding One of Her Many Pets, a Black Cat Named Jill," Photographic Print by Peter Stackpole. -- "This image from the archives of LIFE magazine first appeared on Feburary 26, 1945." -- This is the youngest "Liz" photo of several on this board.

13 Year Old Actress Elizabeth Taylor Outside, Holding One of Her Many Pets, a Black Cat Named Jill

"13 Year Old Actress Elizabeth Taylor Outside, Holding One of Her Many Pets, a Black Cat Named Jill," Photographic Print by Peter Stackpole. -- "This image from the archives of LIFE magazine first appeared on Feburary 26, 1945." -- This is the youngest "Liz" photo of several on this board.

Unpublished. Elizabeth Taylor in 1947, age 15. See more: http://ti.me/xhBN2S

Unpublished. Elizabeth Taylor in 1947, age 15. See more: http://ti.me/xhBN2S

Elizabeth felt so passionately about her precious stones that she penned a book, entitled Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry

Elizabeth Taylor: Spectacular jewels from a life of Hollywood glamour on sale

Elizabeth felt so passionately about her precious stones that she penned a book, entitled Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry

LIZ, MY CAMERA AND ME Left: Taylor and Firooz Zahedi at a mosque en route to Isfahan, Iran, May 1976. Born in Iran in 1949, Zahedi moved to America after going to secondary school in England. He began his career with Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine and has since worked for Vanity Fair, Vogue and GQ among many others, and has photographed some of the biggest stars in the world, including Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez and Leonardo Di Caprio. He took the iconic shot of a black-bobbed Uma…

Elizabeth Taylor photographed at work, rest and play by Firooz Zahedi

LIZ, MY CAMERA AND ME Left: Taylor and Firooz Zahedi at a mosque en route to Isfahan, Iran, May 1976. Born in Iran in 1949, Zahedi moved to America after going to secondary school in England. He began his career with Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine and has since worked for Vanity Fair, Vogue and GQ among many others, and has photographed some of the biggest stars in the world, including Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez and Leonardo Di Caprio. He took the iconic shot of a black-bobbed Uma…

Kate Winslet channeling Liz Taylor in September V Magazine. Wicked strong eyebrows!

Kate Winslet pays homage to the late Elizabeth Taylor in stunning new magazine shoot