Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation


AIDS activist Elizabeth Taylor made sure the foundation that bears her name would continue to do its work after her death by ensuring the nonprofit’s operating costs would be covered by her trust. Tell Us More: The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation also receives funds from the sale of her line of White Diamonds fragrances and accessories. The White Diamonds Night Fragrance: “The luxurious scent opens with an inviting burst of crisp bergamot and sparkling mandarin with accents of apricot nectar. Night blooming jasmine and freesia creates the captivating heart of the fragrance. Underneath, the intoxicating and sensual power of patchouli cascades over creamy sandalwood, velvet musks and golden balsams.” White Diamonds Fragrance: “Elizabeth Taylor directed the composition of the fragrance notes for Whitewhite-diamonds-night-bottle-shot Diamonds to represent the love she had for her gardens—Amazon Lily, Italian Neroli, Egyptian Tuberose, Narcisse, Turkish Rose, Jasmine, Italian Orris, Amber, Oakmoss, Patchouli, and Sandalwood. The product name and bottle design, also art directed by Elizabeth Taylor, reflect the eternal connection between the legendary actress and her famous diamonds.” Also check out: White Diamonds Eau de Parfum Spray Natural. How Much: various prices; 3.3 fl./oz: $68. Who Benefits: Twenty-five percent of her portion of the proceeds from White Diamonds and all of Elizabeth Taylor’s fragrances goes to ETAF ( ETAF is a leading grant-making foundation, supporting HIV prevention and direct care services around the world, from Haiti to Malawi. ETAF also advocates for the needs of individuals living with HIV/AIDS with a regular presence at AIDSWatch and the continuous work of its many Ambassadors. How to Purchase: Find these fragrances at Macy’s counters nationwide or