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!
Maybe you have a soft-spot for frippery, abundance and fun. Or maybe you are so into Marie Antoinette that you started a blog about her. Ahem. Regardless, you can consider paying tribute to her today, November 2, the anniversary of her birth in 1755. Ways to remember Marie: Enjoy her favorite things: Start the morning … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Marie Antoinette!
Marie's gruesome death has defined her for some and inspired others. Here's another art piece -- this one in honor of Halloween.
It was only a matter of time. There is, if you so please, a Marie Antoinette zombie t-shirt. In the illustration by Anita Inverarity, the Queen's neck and body is stitched up like a Nightmare Before Christmas character and she holds a dainty masquerade mask (likely demurely hiding from her court that she is a … Continue reading Marie Antoinette And Zombies!
It's October and if you're looking for a break from vampires and pumpkins, you can turn to our dear Marie, who has inspired these darker art pieces that fit well with the season. Marie As Vampire: Marie as the undead: Marie as nightmare: Here... and here: Which gets me to thinking... a Zombie Versailles party … Continue reading Scary Antoinette: Dark Art Inspired by the Queen
In this Sunday Series, Marie Antoinette makes sense of the world and how we live it. To ask your own question of the queen, email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. Madame Queen, How does one dress as a modern Marie Antoinette? This is my question. PS: Love the blog My darling girl, Dressing as a … Continue reading A reader asks: How to dress like a Modern Marie
We have dabbled a little in Marie-inspired dress in this previous post, but Halloween is coming and as we all know, further discussion is needed to perfect the ultimate costume. Elements of the Perfect Marie Antoinette costume: 1. The perfect wig. Antoinette's Atelier on Etsy specializes in ornate wigs embellished with ribbon, curls and fabulousness. … Continue reading Marie Antoinette Halloween Costume Inspiration