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Elizabeth Taylor’s Most Dazzling Fashion Turns On Film


Stylist: Edward Enninful

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.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

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

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

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

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).

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

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.

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

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

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