Both a classic Hollywood icon and passionate humanitarian, Elizabeth Taylor also loved to spoil the people closest to her. Whether it was diamond earrings, adorable puppies, or her beautiful heart, Elizabeth always celebrated the holiday season by bringing joy to her friends and family. While you may not be able to afford all of the gifts that landed on Elizabeth Taylor’s shopping list, here are a few ideas for your loved ones—that also give back. A portion of the proceeds from each of the gifts below will make a direct impact on the lives of people affected by HIV and AIDS around the globe.
“The beauty of fragrance is that it speaks to your heart and hopefully someone else’s.”
The iconic White Diamonds is a timeless fragrance that continues to dazzle with its uniquely rich, sensual feminine scent—a true holiday classic.
The newest fragrance in Elizabeth Taylor’s collection, Love & White Diamonds, celebrates Elizabeth’s two greatest loves – her passion for epic romance and her love affair with diamonds. Love & White Diamonds is a beautiful floral fragrance with Tuberose, Gardenia, Jasmine and a hint of Musk and Sandalwood – the perfect gift to add some glamour for the women in your life.
Find both fragrances at Macy’s for $69.
The Bling Lovers
“Big girls need big diamonds.”
For movie star magic, this Asscher cut simulated diamond is a 7.20 cttw replica of Elizabeth’s massive 33.19 carat ring, formerly known as the “Krupp.” Available on QVC.com, $65
This beautiful ultra violet 12 ct simulated Amethyst Ring will add a royal feel to any outfit and is an exact replica of one of Elizabeth Taylor’s personal favorites. Available on QVC.com, $34.80
An ocean of beauty lies on this 4.35 cttw Sugarloaf Simulated Sapphire Ring. Available on QVC.com, $28.85
The 3.70 cttw Simulated Diamond Ring was inspired by a Christmas gift Elizabeth Taylor received from Richard Burton in 1967. This highly polished ring features oval and baguette-shaped, prong-set, clear simulated diamonds in a cluster design, with the baguettes in ballerina settings. Available on QVC.com, $74
“Why shouldn’t my outward appearance match all the good feelings inside?”
Designer Zac Posen’s most popular Eartha satchel comes to life with Ben Smith’s innovative rainbow drip painting. This chic leather handbag will add fun to any outfit! zacposen.com $995
The Interior Designers
“I want to see some rings and things!”
The ultimate coffee table book, Elizabeth Taylor’s passion for jewelry unfolds before your eyes in this fascinating hardcover book. Join her as she takes you on a personal guided tour of her glamorous collection and experience some of her most remarkable pieces up-close in stunning color photos. My Love Affair With Jewelry available on QVC.com, $45
The Long-term Thinkers
“Give. Always remember to give. That is the thing that will make you grow.”
For those thinking of the future, planned gifts are an impactful way to leave a legacy of giving. Click to read this blog by acclaimed makeup artist Nikoletta Skarlatos about her decision to include ETAF in her will.