Monthly Archives: October 2010

Even More Costumes! Send yours along!

It’s Halloween! I hope your day is filled with treats not tricks. We’re putting Marie’s advice column on hold today as we post more and more costumes and ideas for people going out tonight. Big hair and big fun from … Continue reading

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Marie and the Day of the Dead!

Marie’s gruesome death has defined her for some and inspired others. Here’s another art piece — this one in honor of Halloween.

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More Marie Costumes, Still time to send yours

As promised, I’m posting awesome Marie Antoinette costumes today. Take a look and send in yours. From a MetroMix Halloween Costume contest (You can still vote!) From the photostream of Twitterer @lauravogel From Twitterer @camboquick And this awesome Marie makeup … Continue reading

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Halloween Marie: Send me your photos!

It’s go time and you’re likely running about putting the finishing touches on your costumes. Once you’re picture perfect, send me a photo and I’ll post it on the site. I just got one from reader Lady Cat Head, and … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette Movie, Illustrations and more

It’s Friday and the only thing better than the weekend is cool links to cool new things. Illustrations inspired by Antoinette (and others) from Illustrations a la Mode A potential Marie Antoinette movie — this one with brunette Eva Green? … Continue reading

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Wanted: Your Marie Costume Photos

Halloween is just around the corner and I know that many of you are putting together very unique, very beautiful and very amazing Marie Antoinette costumes (or, in some cases, Georgiana of Devonshire). I’d love to see them and post … Continue reading

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WWMAD: A queen saves a joke for later

In this Sunday series, Marie Antoinette answers questions about love and life. To have your own question answered, send it along to whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. Your highness, I’m absolutely mortified. While at a party my friends and I … Continue reading

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Watch the Opera Marie Watched

Operatic tragedies don’t typically have sequels. It’s not impossible, it’s just that it gets harder as as the main characters die. Not so with Iphigenie en Tauride which was actually a sequel to Iphigenie en Aulide. Tragic endings were not … Continue reading

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Let them send cards! And hang Halloween art!

Don’t forget: there’s still time to celebrate a Happy Halloween Marie-style. Hang this gothic, big-eyed Marie for your party decor (from Strangeling on Etsy): Or send a card (Isn’t sending Marie, sending the very best?) Try this adorable masquerade Marie … Continue reading

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What to say when you can’t believe you need to say anything

Every Sunday, Marie Antoinette, the once and always Queen of France, answers questions on love, life and etiquette. If you have your own question for the queen, please write to whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. Dear hearts, Last week one … Continue reading

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