Elizabeth Taylor's First Wedding Dress to be Auctioned Off
The Helen Rose-designed gown is expected to fetch around $75,000, and-here's the kicker-it has a 22-inch waist. And that skimpy measurement is one that's been let out, as Taylor had a 20-inch waist when she wore it at age 18 to wed Conrad Hilton, Jr. in 1950, according to Daily Mail.
The dress was a gift to Taylor from MGM studios, and completely custom-made for her. It comprised 25 yards of shell satin embellished with bugle beads and seed pearls, and has a 15-foot long satin train. known. It had a built-in corset and a 10-yard-long veil made of shimmering silk net that was attached to a pearl-covered Juliet cap.
So, any new brides-to-be out there with a 22-inch waist and a burning desire to replicate Taylor's glamorous extravaganza of a wedding? Now's your chance-but here's hoping you have better luck in your marriage.
Click the gallery above to see Elizabeth's original gown.
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