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Advice from the queen: Cut, then burn the purse strings

It’s Sunday. That means that the former queen of France tells you about the mistakes she made so you won’t make them too.  If you find yourself in need of advice from the former Queen of France, please email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo … Continue reading

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A queen sets her privacy settings

Each week, the queen of France answers questions of worry and wonder in this space, lending her wisdom for the masses. If you have a question for the queen, send an email to whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com.   My queen,  … Continue reading

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Marie-inspired Japanese wedding gowns

I’ll warn you. These gowns from Sugar Kei, a Japanese company are not for the faint of heart. They are colorful and flamboyant and pretty intense. Luckily for you, they are available for rent (yes, rent) in many better Japanese … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette Wedding: Woodsy and Whimsical

Dear hearts, it’s a good, good thing that I was not obsessed with our dear queen when I was planning my wedding because there seems to be an endless amount of Marie Antoinette Themed Wedding inspiration and Lord knows, I’d … Continue reading

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Ask the queen: When an old flame returns

Every Sunday Marie Antoinette, the former queen of France, gives love and relationship advice in this space. Your queen is backlogged due to an extended holiday vacation and will publish a double feature of sorts this weekend, one letter on … Continue reading

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WWMAD: On Royal Bearing, Staying Calm and Carrying On

Marie Antoinette runs an honest-to-goodness advice column in this space every Sunday. To benefit from her sage experience, send her an email at whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. Your majesty, I need your opinion. I’m a 20-something young woman and … Continue reading

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WWMAD: There are no small jobs, just small courtiers

Everyone who is anyone knows that on Sundays, Marie Antoinette answers offers guidance and advice in this very space. To have your own question answered, please email her at whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. My Queen, I am a volunteer … Continue reading

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A queen asks “What advice can no modern Marie do without?

In this space your humble queen has fielded your questions about life and love and today turns the tables. Your majesty would like to hear the best advice you have ever gotten, that has stuck with you in some way, … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette gift guide Part Deux

Marie could not enjoy Black Friday because America was barely a nation in her day leaving no chance for a national holiday or coinciding retail extravaganza. This is a pity. Still, this is no reason to believe that Marie would … Continue reading

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For What Marie Antoinette Was Thankful

If you know about Marie Antoinette’s last day you know that in her final hours she kept her poise, threw back her head and with the candle that was lent to her, wrote her family a last goodbye, addressing her … Continue reading

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