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Your First Look: The Daphne Guinness Collection Auction!

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After three long months of patiently waiting,Christie's is finally giving us a look at the 100 items Daphne Guinness chose to auction off!

The fiercest fashionista of them all was on hand for the South Kensington press preview on Thursday, looking like the fabulous Queen of Couture that we know and love.

As we mentioned before, the auction takes place on June 27th and there's lots of fabulous fashion from McQueen, Chanel, Balenciaga and many more up for grabs.

The proceeds from the event will benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation, which supports aspiring art and fashion students.

In case you can’t make it across the pond, check out some of the items being auctioned off (below).

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Coco Rocha Goes To The Met In Elizabeth Taylor's Pantsuit!

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Coco Rocha was one of the first model-ebrities to arrive at the Met Gala!

The Canadian super strut her stuff in a vintage Givenchy pantsuit that once belonged to Elizabeth Taylor.

Coco picked up the Hollywood icon's clothing at the Christie's auction and has since dubbed it her "Aladdin suit".

Ha! Cute!

Hot pink hair extensions and pink heels complete Coco's hard to miss ensemble.

Are U feelin' it???

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Reclusive Heiress' Jewels Expected To Fetch Millions At Auction

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Huguette Clark was the daughter of United States senator and industrialist William A. Clark.

An heiress to a copper fortune, Huguette was worth $400 million when she died at the age of 104 last year. Of the many amazing treasures she left behind were rare and beautiful jewels which now find themselves on Christie's auction block.

Rahul Kadakia, Christie's head of jewelry, is still stunned by the jewels, saying:

"To have this collection of jewels from the gilded age is going to be fabulous at auction. It's one of the best periods of jewelry manufacturing."

Undoubtedly the most fabulous of the rocks is the pink cushion-cut 9-carat diamond ring. That baby's worth upwards of $8 million.

Other luxurious gems include a rectangular-cut 19-carat diamond ring worth $3 million.

Dayum! That's a whole lot of sparkle!!

So if anyone wants to give us a present, they know where to go! Ha!

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Daphne Guinness Is Auctioning Off Her Clothes!

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If you ever wanted a piece of Daphne Guinness now's your chance.

On June 27th the beer heiress and couture queen will auction off 100 pieces of clothing handpicked from her own closet.

Christie's fashion director Pat Frost said of the auction:

"We are delighted to be offering the fashion world this incredible one-off opportunity to buy some of the most iconic and cutting-edge haute couture of the early 21st Century, owned and worn by Daphne Guinness. Not only will the auction comprise exceptional designs by the likes of McQueen, Chanel, Balenciaga and others, but it will also aptly benefit and shape the designers of the future. Christie's is very proud to be able to play a part in helping Daphne to achieve her forward-looking and charitable aim."

Proceeds from the fashion event will benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation, a charity Daphne recently launched to support young art and fashion talent.

P.S. If you can't bid on the items you can still have a look at them when they go on public display starting June 23rd.

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Liz Taylor's Van Gogh Sells For $16 Million!!!!

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And we thought her Frans Hal sold for a lot…

We've just learned that Elizabeth Taylor's unsigned Vincent Van Gogh piece Vue de l’Asile et de la Chapelle de Saint-Rémy has sold for $16 million to a mystery buyer at Christie's! OMFG!!!

Liz purchased the painting back in 1963, and according to Christie's International in London, she kept the painting hanging above her mantle all her life.

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Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Auction Breaks Records!

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Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection was auctioned off at Christie's on Tuesday night and to no ones surprise it fetched nearly four times more than expected.

A total of 80 lots were auctioned off for $116 million, setting a world record for a private collection of jewelry — and that's just the beginning.

La Peregrina was estimated to sell between $2-3 million, but ended up going for a whopping $11.8 million, the most for a pearl jewel. Also smashing records was Taylor's Taj Mahal ruby and gold chain. It sold for $8,818,500 and set the world record for an Indian jewel.

Even though it wasn't a record breaker, Liz's infamous 33.29 carat Elizabeth Taylor Diamond, went for a pretty penny — $8,818,500.

Dayum.

But as high as those prices may be, a portion of the $116 million will be donated to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.

Liz would be proud!

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Elizabeth Taylor's Jewels Going Up For Auction

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We are just reveling in all of this Old Hollywood glamour!

Elizabeth Taylor, the original celebrity (famous for not only her movie star status but her personal life as well), was always "frosting" herself in diamonds and jewels.

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