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    Prep your décolletage for fall’s off-the-shoulder dresses with This Works Perfect Cleavage Firming Lotion, which contains essential oils to smooth lines. Then try this shape-enhancing Hollywood trick: sweep a light bronzer over and under the collarbone. We love Charlotte Tilbury Air Brush Flawless Finish Micro-Powder.


    Taylor’s portrayal of Maggie Pollitt in the 1958 movie Cat On A Hot Tin Roof is pure iconic cinema style

    The icon:

    Elizabeth Taylor

    Who: Hollywood royalty notorious for her passionate relationships and sheer beauty.

    Her look: Her contained sensuality was perfectly channeled in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, with her all-white closet.

    The runway tribute: Shape-enhancing ivory dresses at Dolce & Gabbana or Giambattista Valli.

    How to wear it now: Offset a lingerie-inspired dress with a slouchy gray coat and suede heels.

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    Words: Amy Wilson-Thomas; Natalie Rigg. Fashion: Helen Thomson. Photograph: Rex Features

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