Unpublished: Just 18 years old, Elizabeth Taylor arrives to marry hotel heir Conrad “Nicky” Hilton at the Bel-Air Country Club. This was the first of her eight marriages, and for the occasion she wore a gown given to her by MGM Studios
Grace Kelly & Prince Rainier of Monaco, Dress designed by MGM costume des. Helen Rose & made from 25 yds. of silk taffeta, antique rose-point lace & pearls by 3 dozen seamstresses who worked on it for 6 wks.
Elizabeth Taylor’s pearl-encrusted dress recently hit the auction block. Taylor wore the dress at her first wedding in 1950 to hotel heir Conrad “Nicky” Hilton Jr. The dress was sold on June 2013 at South Kensington “Pop Culture” auction.