Liza, Liz, Grace Kelly, and More on the Versailles Scene

Elizabeth Taylor, Halston, and Liza Minnelli. Photo: Courtesy Flatiron Books

With press attention largely focused on the onstage antics, it’s easy to forget that 1973’s landmark Americans-versus-the-French fashion faceoff, the Battle of Versailles, also featured an A-plus-list crowd. Elizabeth Taylor and Princess Grace of Monaco were present to take in the transatlantic showdown.

Performers like Liza Minnelli (performing an adapted version of “Bonjour Paris”) and Jane Birkin were also among the revelers. Click through the slideshow to see some of the most-notable attendees from the jet-setting audience, as well as standout performers from the night.

Liza, Liz, Grace, & More on the Versailles Scene