The Nineteen Sixties noticed Taylor’s expertise acknowledged with two Oscars for finest actress, for BUtterfield 8 (1960) and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966). Taylor is seen right here in her dad and mom’ house in Bel Air, throughout an interview together with her husband Richard Burton in 1970.
Taylor was married to 3 totally different males within the interval from the Nineteen Sixties to the Nineteen Eighties and lived in plenty of totally different properties. She and Eddie Fisher lived in Gstaad, Switzerland, whereas she lived in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, with Richard Burton. The couple would later stay aboard the yacht Kalizma, which Burton bought in 1967. She additionally lived on a farm in Virginia and in a townhouse in Georgetown, in Washington, D.C., throughout her marriage to John Warner. In 1981 she bought a California ranch-style house in Bel Air, the place the photograph above was taken in 1987.
The Nineties to 2011: A Non-public Bel Air Retreat
700 Nimes Street in Bel Air was Taylor’s remaining home. The six-bedroom property, which was beforehand the house of Nancy Sinatra, served as Taylor’s major residence from 1981 till her loss of life in 2011. She labored with good friend and inside designer Waldo Fernandez to craft the abode’s opulent interiors, and crammed the house with artwork, together with an Andy Warhol portrait of herself on the lounge wall. The dwelling featured a trophy room, the place Taylor stored the various accolades she accrued over her a long time in present enterprise, a lush backyard, and a dressing room with “hundreds of footwear,” per good friend and iconic clothier Valentino.
This story initially appeared on AD France.
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