Ask Marie: Taking Credit For One’s Own Brilliance

In this weekly series, Marie Antoinette answers questions on love, life and other complications. To have the queen weigh in on your dilemma, email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. Dear Marie, At a meeting at my work, my boss presented my project as her work. I kept thinking she'd mention my role but she never … Continue reading Ask Marie: Taking Credit For One’s Own Brilliance

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Ski-ing Marie, paper dolls, dog beds and off-Broadway plays!

I've collected some super links for your consumption! Take a look. Marie's image is being used to promote ski bindings for Marker USA. Meet their "Steevy Marie" an edgier ski-loving Marie in this behind the scenes video for their "Let them Eat Crud" campaign (worked on by Robin, an alert reader who  sent this along). … Continue reading Ski-ing Marie, paper dolls, dog beds and off-Broadway plays!

Tower of Macarons! Centerpiece for a Marie Antoinette Party

In this Wednesday series we tackle Marie Antoinete party ideas. We’ve covered cakes [here and here] and invitations [here and here] and even party accessories, dress code and decor. Every dessert table needs a centerpiece. Why bother when with flowers when you can have this awesome macaron centerpiece from Macaron Cafe (whose chef has ties … Continue reading Tower of Macarons! Centerpiece for a Marie Antoinette Party

Ask the Queen: Every Sunday

Make sure to send in your question for the queen to be answered on Sunday. She has a wealth of experience and you'd be lucky to have her advice. Marie will field any question, from romance, friendship, etiquette and more. She'll even answer questions she has no business answering, like how to change your car's … Continue reading Ask the Queen: Every Sunday

Marie Antoinette’s Guide to Decoding Period Films

Each week, Marie Antoinette answers questions on a range of subjects regarding life and love. If you'd like Marie Antoinette to answer your question, send an email to whatwouldmarieantoinette do at gmail dot com Dear Marie, I love period movies but my boyfriend does not. He hates accents, costumes, powdered hair and doesn't see the … Continue reading Marie Antoinette’s Guide to Decoding Period Films

Saran Wrap Wigs, Keds and other Marie News

It was a great week for Marie Antoinette themed info online. Here's a roundup of what you might have missed. Sculptor Kate Cusack's 5 jaw-dropping Marie Antoinette poufs (wigs) made from Saran Wrap. From Kate Cusack's site. Keds and Opening Ceremony's Marie-inspired sneaks with toile patterns and kicky embroidery for Fashion's Night Out. From CityIst. … Continue reading Saran Wrap Wigs, Keds and other Marie News

Marie Party Dress Code: Sexy Courtier

Each Wednesday this space covers the all-important topic of the Marie Antoinette themed party. We’ve covered cakes [here and here] and invitations [here and here] and even party accessories and decor. Today's topic? Dress code. Marie herself chose her guards for their attractiveness and once borrowed a few to have enough dance partners at a … Continue reading Marie Party Dress Code: Sexy Courtier