Elizabeth Taylor auction sets records

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A Thea Porter Cream Chiffon Sequined and Embroidered Caftan with Matching Belt, left, and a Yves Saint Laurent Tan Safari Print Silk Caftan are on display during a preview of the full Collection of Elizabeth Taylor at Christie's, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 in New York. The collection will be up for auction in person and online, a first for Christie's, from Dec. 13-17. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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The allure of owning a piece of Elizabeth Taylor's glamour drove prices sky high at a 2011 auction of the Hollywood legend's haute couture and jewelry.

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