Tag Archives: Versailles

Throw Your Own Marie Antoinette Birthday!

your blog hostess’ brains turn to oatmeal Who wants to take a fun jaunt 11 days back in time with Your Blog Hostess. (Got the digital readout in the Doc’s DeLorean set correctly? Good.) ta-freaking-dah! And here we are! *Ahem, … Continue reading

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trianon cotoure: Robe à la Polonaise

Although the chemise à la reine is practically the mascot for the Queen’s bucolic fiefdom, the first frock stitched up for Petit Trianon was the Robe à la Polonaise. However–in true Tiaras and Trianon style–let’s backpedal a bit. (Aw, did … Continue reading

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Theme Week: Gaulle Edition!

True, Mme. Vigée LeBrun’s portrait La reine en gaulle went over like a lead balloon with the French public. Their queen had been immortalized in what essentially was her underwear. It wasn’t just the gossamer nightgown that set her critics … Continue reading

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A Visit with Marie Antoinette’s Ghost

Well, it’s half-past the witching hour on Halloween even though I know everyone will be reading this on November 1 and I also know it’s technically already the 1st here too. So I thought we’d celebrate a bit with an … Continue reading

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the white dauphine?

according to rumor, this famous picture of m@ isn’t of the last dauphine at all…it’s actually a likeness of Madame Elizabeth, Louis XVIs younger sister, princess of France. now if I can only remember where I read this information so … Continue reading

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Versailles en Vogue

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Welcome to Versailles with Dior and his “Secret Garden”

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