Who: Academy Award-winning actress and HIV/AIDs activist
When: December 2011 to February 2012
Where: Christie's, New York and London
What: Some of the proceeds from the record-breaking sale of Taylor's legendary collection of jewelry, clothing, artwork, scripts, and other movie memorabilia benefitted the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. Sales for the jewels alone were projected at $30 million, but the legendary collection of diamonds, emeralds, and rubies sold for some $137 million in total.
What we'd have bid on: Taylor's fabulous collection of caftans