Friday, July 27, 2007

Dressing Marie Antoinette

If you like fashions of Marie Antoinette's era, check out the Yahoo group "Dressing Marie Antoinette". I've been a member for some time now, and the group mainly focuses on recreating costumes seen in the movie and portraits of the queen. I of course, have sewing skills nowhere near those of some of the members in this group. The costumes some members have made or are working on are really spectacular--the trimmings, the fabric choices, and embroidery are beautiful. Not to mention they even involve real corsets and hoop skirts for true authenticity! I think you have to be a member to view the posts and photos. Even if you don't sew lavish costumes, you can join if you like to discuss fashions and costumes of the era in general.

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theredvelvetshoe said...

Hi there!
I see that you are focusing on Marie Antoinette's "wardrobe" and thought you might like to see this great pair of shoes I have in my Vintage Boutique~~so very M.A.( if they fit I would never part with them!!) Just go to my typepad address and click on SHOES in the left column and there they are! May the best dresser win!

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