The 13 Most Decadent Fashion Moments Inspired by Marie Antoinette

Because it's the 220th anniversary of her execution. Too soon?
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Because it's the 220th anniversary of her execution. Too soon?
Photo: Vogue

Photo: Vogue

Interestingly enough, while we have, erm, dead fashion icons on our minds, today marks the 220th anniversary of Marie Antoinette's unfortunate demise. You know, when she was beheaded back on October 16, 1793.

Of course, her memory continues to live on in the history books and pop culture, with her decadent style popping up everywhere from Thom Browne shows to Madonna to Coca-Cola. So, to commemorate Marie Antoinette’s legacy and fashion influence, we've rounded up 13 of the most decadent editorial spreads, advertisements, and costumes—including those anachronistic pastel Converse Chucks from Sofia Coppola's 2006 movie.

Click through to see them all, perhaps while eating a slice of cake.