Marie Antoinette

The Affair of the Diamond Necklace - Harbinger of the French Revolution

“The Queen’s necklace”, reconstruction, Château de Breteuil, France<p>On August 15, 1785, the Cardinal de Rohan was arrested and the ‘<b>Affair of the</b> …


Madonna's defining fashion moments as the Queen of Pop celebrates 60th birthday

From the Virgin Mary to Marie-Antoinette and Marilyn Monroe, Madonna is the queen of reinvention.<p>Drawing on the historic significance of others to …

Fashion (UK)

Marie Antoinette’s jewels to be auctioned

Sotheby’s auction house is set to auction of the royal jewels of French Queen Marie Antoinette on 12 December, alongside a number of other jewels …

Royal Family

The Scents Loved by Royals

Duchess of Cambridge: White Gardenia Petals<p>Ever the trendsetter, the Duchess of Cambridge chose White Gardenia Petals, a breezy floral perfume by …

Grace Kelly

Classical Music News: From the Naxos Blog: Allongers and Marchongers

From the Naxos Blog: Allongers and Marchongers<p><i>August 10, 2018</i><p>Charles Dickens<br>Source: Stil<p>It took me a while to figure out exactly to what or to whom …


20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 - News - Brilliant Bacha alleviates French frustration

“I could have played better. I didn’t really influence the game that much. I didn’t contribute enough,” a slightly regretful Bacha told <b></b> …

FIFA Women's World Cup

20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 - News - Dutch delight and a successful comeback

Korea DPR v Mexico: Group B - FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 - Kyong Yong Kim of Korea DPR (3rd R) celebrates scoring the winning goal with …

New Zealand

Obituary: Marie Antoinette DeSanto, 75, of Hamden

She loved to cook, spend time with her grandkids and great-grandkids, and she loved to laugh with her family and friends.<p><i>Information and photo via</i> …

New Haven

Breguet - Women honoured in Ginza

To celebrate its unique link with women, Breguet organised an afternon just for her in its Japanese boutique.


Jamie Dornan’s Face Has a New Job

Jamie Dornan is going to start smelling differently. The Northern Irish actor was recently named one of the faces of Hugo Boss’s new, extremely …

Shades of Grey

Piper-Heidsieck joins Australian Open

Premium French brand Piper-Heidsieck has today been announced as the Official Champagne Partner for the Australian Open in a new three-year …


Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun | Marie Antoinette and Her Children | The Met

Dimensions:108 1/4 in. × 85 1/4 in. (275 × 216.5 cm)<br>Frame: 146 7/16 in. × 106 1/8 in. × 9 7/16 in. (372 × 269.5 × 24 cm)


See the Stunning Pearl Brooch That Belonged to Marie-Antoinette and Is Now Up for Auction

Marie-Antoinette‘s love of jewelry created scandal and public uprising. Ultimately, it caused the fall of France’s royal court and her death.<p>Two …

Royal Family

The Perfumes Marie Antoinette, Jane Austen, And Anne Boleyn Coveted

Borrow a little of the mystique of history's most famous women.<p>The sense of smell is intrinsically tied to nostalgia—a whiff of something familiar can instantly trigger memories of the past.<p>Sweet Tea Apothecary, a micro-perfumery specialising in handmade fragrances, takes that idea to the next …

Henry Viii

If You Can't Get Enough Royal Romance, Check Out These Netflix Movies

Obsessed with the adorable, real-life romantic saga of Will and Kate and Harry and Meghan? You can live vicariously through these royal couples via the big screen. Get your regal romance fix right away with these passion-filled films, which are all available on Netflix. If you consider yourself the …


The Horniest Historical Dramas on Netflix, Ranked

<i>Totally Soaked</i><i>: a week dedicated to summer horniness.</i><p>Historical dramas, or period pieces, are some of the horniest films on Netflix. Specifically, …


The Handwriting of Famous People

The Romans were among the first to develop a written script, and their penmanship was round and even. In the Middle Ages, the price of parchment soared, and handwriting, accordingly, became small and condensed. Years later, in the eighteenth century, elegant handwriting became a sign of refinement. …


Sale of 150-year-old guillotine creates sharp divide in Paris

Human rights watchdogs are losing their heads over a controversial auction in Paris on Wednesday.<p>At issue is the sale of a 150-year-old guillotine — …


Marie Antoinette may escape the guillotine, but Philly Bastille celebration meets its end

Saturday is Bastille Day, marking the violent revolutionary uprising in 1789 outside a Paris jail holding political prisoners. For years, the day has …

News (U.S.)

Ladurée Vancouver adds French cakes and pastries to their menu

Vancouver was lucky enough in 2016 to be the first Canadian home of Ladurée, the Parisian sweet shop best known for their perfect macaron. Now we can …


‘The Favourite’: Yorgos Lanthimos Blends ‘Marie Antoinette’ and ‘Barry Lyndon’ in 20 Gorgeous Shots

Following “The Lobster” and “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos is heading to 18th century England and taking a stab at …

Marie Antoinette

The Necklace That's Fulfilling All of Tyler's Marie Antoinette Fantasies

Minus having my head chopped off, please.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>When it comes to personal style, I have maintained three very different inspirational …


Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz sling mud and blood in zany teaser for Yorgos Lanthimos' The Favourite

Leave it to Yorgos Lanthimos to rewrite history in the most deliciously bonkers way possible.<p>At least that’s the stage the man behind <i>The Lobster</i> and</i> …


The Favourite First Trailer: Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, and Olivia Colman Go Full Marie Antoinette

Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, and Olivia Colman really crank up the madness in <i>The Favourite</i>, an acerbic period comedy with more than just a few quirks. Based on the real-life rivalry between Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Abigail Hill, and Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, <i>The Favourite</i> appears as …


The History of Marie Antoinette’s DIY Face Mask

Marie Antoinette famously made a DIY lemon cognac face mask to beautify her skin. Once we found that out, we HAD to try itWe tried it ourselves and …


Marie Antoinette’s Jewelry to Be Auctioned in Geneva This November

By<p>July 6, 2018 11:11 a.m. ET<p>For 200 years, Marie Antoinette’s lavish jewelry has remained hidden from the public eye—but it will soon be up for …


Why Marie Antoinette Is Really Mean Girls, Versailles Edition

<i>According to a</i> <i>recent study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative</i><i>, film criticism remains a field overwhelmingly dominated by (surprise, surprise)</i> …

Pop Culture

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Marie-Antoinette Would Be Furious To See Her Jewelry Go To Auction

History buffs are probably aware that Marie-Antoinette, the last Queen of France before the French revolution, would frequently show up wearing …


Lost Dauphin program at Palatine library

The Lost Dauphin of France will be the focus of a Palatine Public Library District program for adults scheduled from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 9