Category Archives: Rose Bertin

Marie-Antoinette With and Without Make-up

One of the positive influences of the last Queen of Versailles on the world of fashion was a gradual simplification of the beauty products. Her major innovation was the use of simple lemon water and no make-up whatsoever. This idea did not come … Continue reading

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The Economy of Style: When walking out of the bathroom, he would wash only one hand….

From Fashion Queen to Dairy Queen, this is a trajectory outlined for us at the Estate of Marie-Antoinette. I suppress a yawn. This is definitely a Japanese thing. The Russian tourists come to Versailles to take oath at the Tennis Court. What could … Continue reading

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