I can live without a personal assistant who brings dozens of pairs of bejeweled, silken shoes to my palace for approval.
I might even be willing to forgo a circle of chefs creating multicourse meals every night.
Of course, I don’t need a bedroom full of somber subjects to help me get dressed in the morning.
And I can’t think of anyone who needs a three-foot-high wig decorated with a miniature sailing ship.
But what I can’t live without are my pretty baubles, soft-as-air fabrics, enchanted pots of makeup, melt-in-the-mouth macaroons and a hint of intrigue. Luckily, illustrator Kristina Hultkrantz – the mastermind behind EmmaKisstina – brings all these gorgeously glamorous bits and bobs together in her Marie Antoinette silk scarf – a swirl of colours and images that takes you into the very heart of French luxury with delicate pastries, magical perfumes, pink bubbly and masked balls. Inspired by the original diva – Marie Antoinette – these limited edition scarves (a numbered edition of 100 pieces) is just the perfect bit of glamour to make you feel like a romantic queen without losing your head.
Crafted from 100% Habutai Silk, each scarf is digitally printed in England and brims with pretty pastel hues that have an Hermes-like quality to my eye! Plus, much like Marie Antoinette’s own constant wanderings between the formality of Versailles and the rustic, casual style of Petit Trianon, Kristina’s scarf can take you from the opera to the farmer’s market in an instant.