Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution
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The extravagence of Marie Antoinette's fashions drew criticism about the Queen's frivolous nature, and Marie Antoinette's mother—the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa—chided her for these excesses.

Marie Antoinette responded to her mother by claiming that she was merely following French fashion.  Although, in many ways, it was the queen herself who set the standard for trends of the time.

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