♔ You are the scandal of Italy. You are also the envy of Italy.
"Marie Antoinette, Anne Boleyn, and Mary, Queen of Scots. What did they have in common? For a while they were crowned in gold, cosseted in silk, and flattered by courtiers. But in the end, they spent long nights in dark prison towers and were marched to the scaffold where they surrendered their heads to the executioner."
- Kris Waldherr
But, there was many other great Queens who reign for quite some time, known for their greatest success. They didn’t lack in intelligence and elegance, but they made all future queens look up to them. Even though most of these queens didn’t had a happy ever after, but they shaped how society is today, and will forever be remembered for their excellence.
♔ Be with me always - take any form - drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul!
Jacqueline Durran drew heavily from a 1950s aesthetic for the elegant ivory costume Anna wears to a tearoom in Moscow, complete with custom-netted pillbox hat and 50s-inspired wrap bodice with asymmetrical button details. The cream material actually has a pale-gray stripe to it. Durran has called this her favourite ensemble of the film.
Infinite list of period shows I’ve watched: RIPPER STREET
"A man who holds secrets is a secretive man"
Given Names Meme: Tristan & Iseult
Fold your arms round me close and strain me so
that our hearts may break and our souls go free at last.
Take me to that happy place of which you told me
long ago. The fields whence none return, but where
great singers s i n g their songs f o r e v e r.