Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Let them eat cake














Ok so I know she didn't actually say that but it's the quintessential MARIE-ANTOINETTE phrase and I couldn't resist. I'm well aware that i can't actually live in Versailles, all of that 'you're not French!'& 'National Heritage and History' nonsense. So until they come to their senses and I book the moving van I can dream can't I?
The fact that this Austrian princess reigned over 200 years ago yet she is still relevant in today world of fashion i think is particularly poignant. I'm not denying that Sophia Coppola's macaroon encrusted, pastel orgasm, fairytale of a film didn't help to re-vamp the image, but still every girl wants to be a princess.
There's something about Versailles that encapsulates this dream, and held my interest,desires,hopes,wishes etc. for quite some time not (GREAT! place to propose, non?)

Annie Liebovitz for Vogue US
Versailles
Fountain in the Gardens of Versailles
Patisserie
Kirsten Dunst in Sophia Coppola's 'Marie-Antoinette'
Marie-Antoinette by Jean-Baptiste Gaultier
Ashley Smith for Ellery Fall 2011 Campaign by Paul Empson
Hall of Mirrors
Manolo Blahnik shoes for 'Marie-Antoinette'
Vogue US
Annie Liebovitz for Vogue US
Wildfox Campaign

6 comments:

  1. Oh I love love love this post!
    Greeeeeat blog!
    Just a Silhouette

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  2. I love the pastel colors :)
    Yummy cakes!!
    Very elegant era
    Love it :P

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  3. such great spring inspiration.

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  4. great & amazing :)))

    LOVE minnja

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  6. great pairing of title and images!

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