Sponsored: Period Pieces -- A Look Back at Looks We Love

These legendary film characters knew how to make a fashion statement (17 Photos)

Jene Luciani on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:44PM

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Sponsored: Period Pieces -- A Look Back at Looks We Love

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Cleopatra

The look we love: Gilded Glamour
The era: Ancient Egypt
The actress who made it work: Elizabeth Taylor
Why we love it: In today’s times, a dramatic headpiece like this could only be pulled off by the likes of Lady GaGa -- but the gold metallic accents on Cleopatra’s glamorous gown would make any modern woman want to walk like an Egyptian.              

 

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