In 1972, Elizabeth Taylor made history. Not for her legendary acting roles or humanitarian work, but for her iconic photo with her dog. The British Vogue photo features Taylor sporting a big gray wig to match her Shih Tzu’s hairdo, which has led to many online noticing their own hair-don’ts.




Elizabeth Taylor, and I can not stress this enough, wearing a wig designed to match her Shih Tzu dog, Mariposa.

Photo by Norman Parkinson for British Vogue (1972).

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The far away stare, the serious expression, it all built up to the perfect storm for a viral trend. Immediately people started posting their own pet pictures to show the family resemblance.



Elizabeth Taylor, and I can not stress this enough, wearing a wig designed to match her Shih Tzu dog, Mariposa.

Photo by Norman Parkinson for British Vogue (1972).

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Many people realized that they didn’t even need a big wig to show that they looked just like their furry friends. Others found a new aspiration to achieve, hoping one day they could look as adorably cute as their pets!


The aesthetics are enviable. Who knew Elizabeth Taylor’s fashion legacy would live on like this! Whether you’re one and the same with your furry friend or just on your way there, these hilarious people-pet pictures are some great inspiration!
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