coffee, Coppola, cake and artist’s journals

Bonsoir! I went into Newcastle with a couple of the girls for lunch and to try and make the most of my day off. While walking down Grey Street I noticed a new bakery has opened, Ma Provence. Unfortunately we had already stopped for lunch so I did not get to sample anything. I have to say that their gaufre chocolat looked (and smelled) AMAZING!! I did manage to grab a coffee to go, and I’ll definitely be stopping by next time I get a chance! The French theme reminded me of a gorgeous book I found in a charity shop for £1 a little while ago.

It’s a biography of Marie Antoinette and I love the patterned cover. It reminded me of a collaboration by various artists which was released to coincide with the release of Sofia Coppola’s film. I stumbled across the project online while researching journal artists during my final year of A-Level. The result was an amazing journal filled with gorgeous pages of Marie Antoinette inspired pieces.

Some of my favourite pages where these below by Anahata Katkin

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Looking through the images made me want to return to Sofia Coppola’s gorgeous cinematography. Whether or not you enjoyed the movie itself, you can’t deny that aesthetically it is beautiful.

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10 Comments

  1. September 28, 2011 / 3:58 pm

    wonderful pictures, honey. and the shoes in the last post- amazing! i like your blog, so, i'm following you now! 🙂
    if you have a little time, please have a look at my blog and follow me too, if you want.
    wish you a wonderful week.
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  2. September 29, 2011 / 11:25 pm

    I love Sophia Coppola and Marie Antoinette was such a fun movie full of beautiful imagery.

    xx

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  3. September 30, 2011 / 10:40 pm

    Gorgeous post, darling!
    Love those costumes!

    xoxox,
    CC

  4. October 1, 2011 / 2:09 am

    i love everything about the Marie Antoinette time period. so lavish and beautiful. the movie is amazing too

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  5. October 1, 2011 / 8:47 pm

    I love this and the beauty of that movie inspires me every day =)

  6. October 2, 2011 / 11:32 am

    The cover of the book is very beautiful. And so are the dresses from the movie)

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