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Sunday, August 20, 2006

"Let them eat cake!"

She may have gotten herself beheaded, but at least Marie Antoinette kept her head long enough to influence pre-revolutionary France with her fashions. Nows, centuries later, she's back with gusto, leading one of fall's newest trends, and has even landed herself a role (played by Ms. Kirsten Dunst, no less) in Sophia Coppola's new film, aptly titled, "Marie Antoinette". Vive la revolution!
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Kirsten Dunst as Marie Antoinette

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The real Queen

So, how will you apply your own inner Marie to fashion? Look no further than below, my sweets:

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Chanel, Fall RTW 2006

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Peter Som, Fall RTW 2006

Real Way:
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Report Footwear ribbon-bow ballet flat, about $60. Select Macy's

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Lace Blouse, petites dept. in Bloomingdales

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Via Spiga velvet clutch, Bloomingdales.


Blogger missc said...

I like the lace blouse, but I can't possibly think of a way I could wear it without coming across as a complete fashion disaster

11:34 PM  
Blogger Meredith said...

I think the key to this look is to wear a single piece and then pair it with something simple. I think you could wear the blouse with some skinny jeans and a fitted blazer and not look like you're trying to hard.

6:11 AM  
Blogger Mixed & Matched said...

I thought I was going to hate this trend but I really think I could get into it. There is something naturally lovely about delicate lace.

10:48 AM  
Blogger Meredith said...

I agree!!
Everyone here has such good taste! :)

1:20 PM  
Blogger thetiniestspark said...

love how you sewed (fashion terminology! get it! get it?!) the movie, history, fashions, and photos together in this blog, and i only wish i could afford the styles that you featured. LOVE that long white chanel lace concoction.

...and can't WAIT to see the movie. it's almost too many months of hype pre-release, it's almost unbearable. i don't care if it's plot-less, i just want to be dazzled!

ok, rambling. just found your blog and i likes.
: )

7:21 PM  
Blogger Meredith said...

THANK YOU dollface!!!

8:56 PM  

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