Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution

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Aurum, 2007 - Fashion - 412 pages
Revealing how Marie Antoinette's bold attempts to reshape royal fashion changed the future of the French nation, this title surveys her 'Revolution in Dress', beginning with the young girl accustomed to Austria's more relaxed style, then struggling to cope with the organ-crushing whalebone corsets and vast hoop skirts of Versailles.

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User Review  - Gallifreyan - LibraryThing

Upon completion of the text, I was torn between being impressed at the intense detail paid to the descriptions of clothing and the manner in which they expressed political opinion, and being ... Read full review

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User Review  - MichelleCH - LibraryThing

Amazing. Initially I thought that this would be a history of fashion and style during Marie Antoinette's reign, but Weber provides so much more than that. Weber begins with the story of Marie ... Read full review

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