“I know a 'face' where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.” William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
"La Coiffure Oiseau" by Alexia Sinclair - "a naval clash that occurred between the British and the French in 1778 was to inspire the extravagant pouf worn by Marie Antoinette, known as La Belle Poule". From the "Les Antoinettes" collection
CHRISTIAN DIOR COUTURE, SPRING 2010 "The idea was eighteenth-century, Marie Antoinette hair. I love that it looks very contemporary, yet there's also something about it; it looks like the beehive could have come from this.