Marie Antoinette fashion lecture at UMN

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities French department is hosting a lecture by Professor Caroline Weber, author of “Queen Of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore To The Revolution” on 09/21/2007 at 5pm. Word is that the New York Times and the Washington Post named it one of the best books of 2006, which of course may have to do with its spectacular (and probably not random) timing that it was published right in time with the quirky Anoinette movie that was ever so hyped.

Weber is an associate professor at Barnard College, Columbia University and has published a slew of academic papers and popular texts including works in The New York Times and Vogue. It’s free so it sounds like it might be a good option for that evening. If you’re not in the Twin Cities, the book sounds fun and worth checking out if you’re into overzealous teen fashionistas, which it seems like are all the rage now anyway. Times don’t really change much.

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  • Chris September 06, 2007 04.49 pm

    I saw her in San Francisco, and it was an extremely good talk.


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