Born today in 1932, Elizabeth Taylor remains one of the most legendary stars of the silver screen. She was renowned for her beauty, iconic films and incredible charitable acts–even her tempestuous love affair with Richard Burton (and all eight marriages) couldn’t dampen the fervor.
We here at Frederick’s of Hollywood are a part of the crowd that adore her (and her legendary style). She loved to flaunt diamonds, dazzle in sequins and her costumes were some of the most intricate and beautiful we’ve ever seen. You can imagine our excitement when we found her hoop skirt from the 1957 film Raintree County in our archives!
Part of the nomination for an Academy Award, the hoop skirt is a piece of history and some of the most iconic stills were shot while she was wearing it–and we couldn’t be more thrilled to share a piece of the legacy with you. The violet-eyed Oscar-winning actress was, and is still an inspiration to us all! Happy birthday, Elizabeth Taylor.