Halloween Ready Made Outfit: A Modern Marie Antoinette

October 24th, 2006

Sofia Coppola’s flick "Marie Antoinette" is being released at the perfect time to inspire a fabulously rich and over-the-top Halloween costume. The Queen of France was, after all, one of the most stylish royal icons of her time.  In the interest of practicality, we decided to modernize Queen Antoinette’s look just a tad–the gigantic skirt poufed with yards of tulle probably isn’t the look you’re going for.  But if the Halloween look you’re after is sophisticated and of-the-moment, Queen Marie Antoinette is the way to go. 

"A Modern Marie Antoinette" Fashion Formula = Platinum Wig + Pearl Choker + Satin and Lace Corset + Bubble Skirt + White Leggings + Hand Fan.

Marie Antoinette wig
Marie Antoinette Platinum Wig | $40 at amasquerade.com

pearl choker
Carolee Four Row Mixed Pearl Necklace | $100 at Nordstrom

corset
Spoon Busk Satin and Lace Corset | $399.99 at absolutecorsets.com

bubble skirt
Walter Natural Sparkle Pleated Bubble Skirt | $99.99 at Bluefly

leggings
LaRok Button Leggings | $98 at Shopbop

Arabella Shoes
Arabella Pumps | $298 at Anthropologie

hand fan
Mini Fan | $51 at A Cool Breeze

Entry Filed under: Ready Made Outfits, Shopping Guide, Women

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Mimi  |  October 26th, 2006 at 3:08 pm

    I’m laughing because I imagined myself wearing just the wig, necklace, corset and shoes for Halloween. With the fan, of course. Scary. I didn’t get my invite to the Playboy Mansion this year, so I guess I’ll need a dress. LOL :-D

  • 2. Melody  |  October 26th, 2006 at 3:51 pm

    Glad we made you laugh a bit :) But you’re right, that would only be appropriate at Hef’s mansion!! Are you going to opt for a less risque Marie Antoinette for Halloween this year?

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