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Fashion

A collection of jewellery owned by the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor fetched $116 million at a New York auction last month.

The collection of 80 items had been estimated to fetch about $20 million, but sold for more than double the record for a single collection.

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Fashion

The world’s most expensive shoe was sold at an auction in Paris on Wednesday for a record-breaking €19,750.

The shoe, embellished with sparkling semi-precious stones using fine silver threads, was created in 1962 by designer Roger Vivier for Princess Soraya of Iran.

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Lifestyle

A vivid yellow diamond weighing 32.7 carats is expected to fetch up to $8 million when it’s sold at auction in October, according to auction house Christie’s in New York.

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) ranked the diamond as among the rarest in its class.

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Movies

The iconic white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the 1955 film The Seven Year Itch has sold for a staggering $4.6 million at an auction in Los Angeles.

The dress was part of a collection of film memorabilia which actress Debbie Reynolds had collected over four decades.

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Homes

Dame Elizabeth Taylor’s estate has gone up for sale for US$8.6 million.

The Oscar-winning actress – who passed away from congestive heart failure in March at the age of 79 – lived in the 1960s ranch-style house in Bel Air, California, for 30 years until her death.

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Entertainment

Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor’s renowned collection of jewellery, art, clothing and memorabilia will be sold at a series of auctions, auction house Christie’s announced on Saturday.

“Christie’s will be selling the historic collection of Elizabeth Taylor,” Christie’s said in a statement.

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Celebrities

Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor has died in Los Angeles at age 79.

The Oscar-winning actress, who was married eight times, had a long history of ill health and was being treated for symptoms of congestive heart failure.

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