Author archive for Puria Keshmiri

  • Steve Forbes on the Legacy of Elizabeth Taylor

    The magazine editor recalls his father's close friendship with the legendary film star. Elizabeth Taylor was an extraordinary philanthropist and…

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  • How Elizabeth Taylor’s Grandchildren Are Keeping Her Legacy Alive

    Taylor was as famous for her activism as she was for her acting. Today her grandchildren are making it clear…

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  • The Joy of Sex Bombs

    They render men helpless with their powerful sexiness, but how do they do it? Who are the most effective, what…

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  • Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson and Marlon Brando’s Rumored 9/11 Road Trip: The Truth Behind the Myth

    It’s one of the most irresistible, if improbable, Hollywood stories of recent times. After the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, did…

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  • Vanity Fair Icons

    Once a little princess at MGM, Elizabeth Taylor would soon become the undisputed queen of Hollywood. Married eight times to…

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  • Why the Taylor-Burton Diamond Is Also Known As The Cartier Diamond

    In 1969, when a 69.42-carat pear-shape diamond was put up for auction in New York there was a lot of…

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  • Portrait of Elizabeth Taylor, 1951, by Virgil Apger

    Vogue Exclusive: Unseen Photos of Elizabeth Taylor

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    One of the most photographed women in the world, Elizabeth Taylor was a woman of style and substance, whose appeal…

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  • What You Never Knew About Elizabeth Taylor

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    AD’s West Coast editor Mayer Rus sits down to shrimp cocktail and a cobb salad with Charlie Scheips, project director…

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  • Scotty Beckett and Elizabeth Taylor pose for a publicity shot set in a barn. The young actors appeared together in two films, Cynthia, also known as The Rich, Full Life (1947), and A Date With Judy (1948).  Photo: Archive Photos / Getty Images

    Never-Before-Seen Photos of Elizabeth Taylor

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    This Friday, Getty Images Gallery will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Taylor’s philanthropic achievements with a major photography exhibition in…

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  • “An icon transcends time. Liz was so fabulous and decadent and had a style that evolved with the years…and I’m sure I’ll be married just as many times!” By Carine Roitfeld & Jean-Paul Goude

    Katy Perry as Elizabeth Taylor

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    “An icon transcends time. Liz was so fabulous and decadent and had a style that evolved with the years…and I’m…

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