Liz taylor's wedding dress at christie's There something irresistible about pop culture and memorablia.And liz tayor tops that list.The wedding dress worn by film star elizabeth taylor for her first marriage to hotel heir conrad hilton in 1950 will go up for sale next month, auction house christie's said on friday. The simple, but elegant garment created by hollywood costume designer helen rose for the then 18yearold taylor is an oyster shellcolored, floorlength satin gown with a fine silk gauze offtheshoulder illusion neckline.And judging by the headlines of auction house sales on the swing there is interest and intrigue in the half theatre half casino debacle that plays out.The dress, which was a gift from mgm film studios, has a top estimate Sheath Wedding Dresses Australia of 50, 000 pounds($75, 300). Formed of 25 yards of shellwhite satin sprinkled with bugle beads and tiny seed pearls trailed by 15 yards of satin train, the dress has an inbuilt corset which cinched taylor's waist to a tiny 20 inches on the wedding day.The matching veil is made of 10 yards of shimmering silk illusion net attached to a pearlcovered juliet cap. It is estimated to have taken 15 seamstresses two to three Bridesmaid Gowns 2014 months to complete the gown, which is said to be so intricate that it could not be replicated.It will be sold at christie's in london on june 26 as part of the auction house's 'pop culture' sale. Indeed art auctions today command not just the largest following but http://www.bridesmaidgownsau.com/ even the highest prices in history.A recent story said that chinese buyers with their millions favour the auction houses rather than small shops.And by the looks of it from new york to hong kong the gaveling is going at an ever faster rate for virtually everything people collect nowadays from snuff bottles to bags to belts and even slippers.And by the numbers and the records it is clear that collectors, dealers and institutions are taking the auction route to buy and sell precious wares. Even though markets are down and the liquidity seems to have vanished the excitement generated in auction rooms is by all means contagious.And liz taylor wedding dress brings back the memory of the first diamond that went for more than $1 million the diamond that was eventually eizabeth taylor's. ''That sale was a watershed, '' recalled John L.Marion, chairman of sotheby http://www.bridesmaidgownsau.com/party-dresses.html parke bernet, whose main galleries were at madison avenue at 76th street.''There is something about magic numbers.'' He added that the diamond sale confirmed that the auction process would work in selling the rare and spectacular, be it a diamond or a Degas.And when it belongs to taylor christie london can keep counting.