Monday, 8 February 2010

Accessorize Your Marie-Antoinette Themed Wedding

With the crazy mad success of Sophia Coppola’s film a few years ago, not to mention the current show at the Grand Palais, it’s clear that even after 200 years, Marie-Antoinette is still a style icon. For 2008, a Marie-Antoinette inspired Modern Baroque wedding is a theme that’s fresh and pretty, classically French but contemporary at the same time. If you’re looking for ways to bring a little Empire-Chic into your Parisian wedding, look no further than La Réunion des Musées Nationaux, who’ve designed a gift collection around the Grand Palais show. The collection, made up of fashion and tabletop accessories, small desk items, books and cd’s has something for every member of your bridal party, even your flower girls or junior bridesmaids (can’t you just see them in this reproduction period gown based on a portrait by Jean-Etienne Liotard of the 7 year-old future Queen of France?). You have until June 30 to visit the show at the Grande Palais, or if you’re not able to, you can visit the online boutique at

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