The Best-Dressed Oscar Stars of All Time -
As we approach Hollywood’s golden night on March 2, it’s only natural to look back on Academy Awards of yore - the winners, the upsets, and, most importantly, the fashion.
Everyone from Bette Davis to Jennifer Lawrence, from Irene to Armani, is represented. It’s a palette of glamorous dresses from some of the 20th and 21st century’s most famous designers. (Elizabeth Taylor in Christian Dior, 1961.)
Gil Elvgren - ‘He Kept Pressing’, 1948.
Gil Elvgren - ‘Jeepers Creepers’, 1948.
Gil Elvgren - ‘I run into the most interesting people.’ 1948
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond “Liz” Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. As one of the world’s most famous film stars, Elizabeth Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty, and distinctive violet eyes.
Today would’ve been Elizabeth Taylor’s 82nd birthday.
Billie Holiday and her loyal companion Mister.
Louis Armstrong (Satchmo) here in ‘High Society’, 1956.
Young Barbra Streisand, Teenage Elizabeth Taylor Hit the Town in Newly Discovered Photos -
Legendary Hollywood photographer Nat Dallinger’s work shows Jane Fonda at 21 getting zipped up by her director, Judy Garland holding Liza Minnelli as a toddler, and Johnny Carson bumping into Cary Grant — with Grant’s ex-wife on his arm.
Simone in a flannel evening gown, trimmed in chinchilla by Uli Richter, photo by F.C. Gundlach, 1965.