Ask the Queen: How a queen gets noticed

Each week, the former queen of France moderates an advice column on this site, doling out wisdom based on her wide experience. to have the queen field your question, email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. Your majesty, I am short and young and have a hard time getting people to listen to me. What can … Continue reading Ask the Queen: How a queen gets noticed

What things cost at Versailles

Ever wonder how you'd make out in 18th century France with a pitiable layman's salary? Here's your chance to see what the good life (and the regular life) actually cost.  Priest’s salary, 250 livres Princesse Lamballe’s salary as a superintendent, 950,000 livres Theatre at Trianon, 141, 200 livres Bracelets for our rosy gal Marie, in … Continue reading What things cost at Versailles

Ask the Queen: Dealing with rude dinner party guests

Does the sky seem gray? Does food not taste as good as it has before? If you feel you miss some indescribable something it is likely because you have not come to Marie Antoinette for advice. Use your computing machine to send her a letter at whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com and she will do … Continue reading Ask the Queen: Dealing with rude dinner party guests

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 for a charity that I really, really support. I don't, however, support the new volunteer … Continue reading WWMAD: There are no small jobs, just small courtiers

WWMAD: A Queen expands her horizons

Each Sunday, Marie Antoinette (yes, that Marie Antoinette) runs a weekly advice column. She shares her hard-won wisdom on a plethora of topics including your own. If you have a problem, an etiquette issue or a question on anything at all, please send her an email at whatwouldmarieantoinettedo AT gmail DOT com. Dear Madame, I … Continue reading WWMAD: A Queen expands her horizons

High tea, Rocophilia, Android Marie, and one more fabulous Marie Antoinette Halloween Costume!

Hello, lovelies. Ready for the weekend? Not before I send you all the news that's fit for a queen. Today's links travel world and includes everything from hot pink hair, to 18th century robots to events worth planning a trip around. 1. Marie Antoinette High Tea. Did you know that the Westin in Sydney Australia … Continue reading High tea, Rocophilia, Android Marie, and one more fabulous Marie Antoinette Halloween Costume!

Marie tells a reader how to be gorgeous, stay slim, and how to have her cake and eat it too

In this Sunday Series, Marie Antoinette takes a break from her other wordly duties to guide mortals on their Earthly way. To send Marie your own question or dilemma, write to whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. My Dearest Queen, Despite the fact that you have been dead for 200 years, your presence on our society … Continue reading Marie tells a reader how to be gorgeous, stay slim, and how to have her cake and eat it too