Richard Burton (Taylor's two-time ex-husband) woos her in The VIPs. Take note Snooki, this is how you wear a pouf.
Primped and Curled
Elizabeth Taylor lets her curls go wild with Victor Luna at an after party for Private Lives.
With a killer body and smouldering stare, it was hard not to fall head over heels with Taylor, here in Suddenly Last Summer in 1959.
From her birthmark to her bold brows, Taylor became a beauty icon from the moment she stepped onto the Hollywood scene.
Passing on the Good Looks
Taylor poses with son, Michael Wilding Jr. Thanks to her, he's got some good-looking genes to carry on!
Taylor proves she is worthy of the crown at a Cannes Film Festival with husband Mike Todd.
Taylor leans against Rex Harrison in Cleopatra with heavy bangs and shiny hair in 1963.
Taylor seduces with a sexy cat eye and cleavage in Cleopatra.
When it came to style, there was no accessory that couldn't be worn according to Taylor. She showed up to a social function in 1967 with this head dress stocked with pearls and flowers galore.
Leave it to Taylor to match her dress to her hair. She shines at a tribute for her at Avery Fisher Hall in New York in 1986.
Big, Bold, and Beautiful
Never one to shy away from big hair, Taylor means business with lined eyes and glossy red lips at a 1991 press conference for her fragrance, White Diamonds in New York.
Taylor and longtime pal Elton John shared a passion for AIDS activism and loud outfits. They complement each other in gold adorned jackets backstage at Shea Stadium in 1992.
And the Oscar Goes To...
Taylor covers her lids in a plum shadow at the 65th Annual Academy Awards as she poses with her Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1993.
A Girl's Best Friends
Taylor knows you should never leave home without the essentials your pooch and your perfume. She poses with both at a press conference for her fragrance, the Jewel Perfume Collection in 1993.
Even through bouts of health issues, Taylor never showed up to an event without a pair of chandelier earrings like these at a CFDA event honoring her in 1998.
Born Again Blonde
Beautiful as a blonde or brunette, Taylor smiles at an AIDS benefit in Venice in 2001.
All That Glitters
Taylor's dedication to her philanthropic work over the years made her beautiful inside and out. She decks herself out in gold with bright blue lids at a benefit in 2002 in France.
Polished in Purple
Purple lids and pearls (plus the swarm of attractive men around her!) complement Taylor nicely at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
Wearing green liner on top and purple on the bottom, Taylor's eyes pop at the 2005 Elton John Aids Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party (now we know where Katy Perry got her Grammy makeup inspiration from!).