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Playing a sexy temptress and the Devil and wearing three of our favorite sexy Halloween looks - the French maid, school girl and cheerleader in the 2000 remake of the movie Bedazzled with Brendan Fraser, what could be more appropriate than to salute beautiful model and actress Elizabeth Hurley as our Halloween vixen.
Fashion has always played a pivotal role in Liz Hurley career.
Growing up in Basingstoke, England, she got caught up in the British punk movement. Liz fashion statement at age sixteen was very punk, including wearing pink hair and a nose ring.
In 1994, Liz needed a dress to attend the premiere of the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral. She didn't have the money to purchase a dress for the premiere and was told by a friend that some designers would sometime lend a gown to an actress. She was give a number to contact Versace public relation person, but his people told her that they didn't have any evening wear, but there was one item left in their press office. So she tried it on and that was it."
After wearing the low-cut, risqué black Versace dress that was held together by nothing more than gold safety pins to the premier, Elizabeth Hurley and "that dress" were featured in newspapers throughout the world. This lead to Liz Hurley being chosen to be the model for Estee Lauder cosmetics and perfumes beginning in 1995.
Liz movie career really took off after she portrayed the sexy spy Vanessa Kensington in the blockbuster movie Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), she also played in the sequel Austin Powers 2: the Spy Who Shagged Me.
In the movie - Bedazzled, Elliot Richardson, a suicidal techno geek played by Brendan Fraser, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan, played by Elizabeth Hurley. A course in order for his fantasies to come through, he risks surrendering his soul to the Devil, Elizabeth Hurley. Just the right romantic comedy for a Halloween night.
In addition to her acting, producing and modeling career, Liz Hurley also has her own swimwear label.
In 2005 Hurley's beachwear line Elizabeth Hurley Beach debuted in select Saks Fifth Avenue stores in the United States, Harrod's in the UK, various other locations worldwide and through her website. In 2006, the line expanded its distribution among Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Asia. Additionally, Hurley hosted the first season of the British reality series Project Catwalk featuring novice fashion designers.
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So on this Halloween night, we salute this bedazzling Devil - Elizabeth Hurley.