Marie Antoinette: Queen of Fashion — Jewelry and Accessories

Royal Jewels of France Marie Antoinette is wearing one of her most valuable jewelry pieces. Marie Antoinette’s first large collection of jewels came as a wedding gift from her grandfather-in-law Louis XV. According to sources, the King presented her with a coffer “covered in richly embroidered crimson velvet…[and stood] nearly as tall and three times […]

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Marie Antoinette: Queen of Fashion – Hair

Marie Antoinette, properly “coifed” The Duc de Choiseul was the strongest French advocate for the marriage between Marie Antoinette and Louis Auguste, Dauphin of France. However, he wanted to make sure that he was waging all his power and influence on a suitable match. One of his biggest complaints about Marie Antoinette was her hair. […]

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