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  • Elizabeth Taylor’s Most Dazzling Fashion Turns On Film  - Elizabeth Taylor fashion
  • Elizabeth Taylor’s Most Dazzling Fashion Turns On Film  - Elizabeth Taylor fashion
  • Elizabeth Taylor’s Most Dazzling Fashion Turns On Film  - Elizabeth Taylor fashion
  • Elizabeth Taylor’s Most Dazzling Fashion Turns On Film  - Elizabeth Taylor fashion
  • Elizabeth Taylor’s Most Dazzling Fashion Turns On Film  - Elizabeth Taylor fashion
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    NATIONAL VELVET, 1944

    Costume designer Irene Lentz outfitted a young Elizabeth Taylor (only 12 at the time) in equestrian wear for her breakout role.

    Styled by Edward Enninful

    February 2012

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    A PLACE IN THE SUN, 1951

    Legendary costume designer Edith Head crafted Taylor's wardrobe for her scenes opposite Montgomery Clift.

    Styled by Edward Enninful

    February 2012

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    CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, 1958

    Taylor's bombshell looks in this film were created by designer Helen Rose, who had previously worked with Taylor on Father's Little Dividend (1951) and The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954).

    Styled by Edward Enninful

    February 2012

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    SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, 1959

    Sharing the screen with Katharine Hepburn and Montgomery Clift, Taylor's outfits were crafted by Tony award-winning costume designer and art director Oliver Messel.

    Styled by Edward Enninful

    February 2012

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    CLEOPATRA, 1963

    Costume designer Renié (born Irene Brouillet) won an Oscar with co-designer Irene Sharaff for the incredible ensembles Taylor donned as the Egyptian queen.

    Styled by Edward Enninful

    February 2012

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    WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, 1966

    Working again with designer Irene Sharaff, Taylor won an Oscar for her work in this charged film adaptation of Edward Albee's play.

    Styled by Edward Enninful

    February 2012

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Elizabeth Taylor’s Most Dazzling Fashion Turns On Film

As W’s February issue celebrates Elizabeth Taylor’s most surprising legacy—her feminism—we created a slideshow of the screen icon’s most enduring fashion moments on the silver screen.

As W’s February issue celebrates Elizabeth Taylor’s most surprising legacy—her feminism—we created a slideshow of the screen icon’s most enduring fashion moments on the silver screen.