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living in: amadeus

by amym

This is one of the first movies I decided to do when I started this column 6 months ago and I’ve been biding my time ever since. It’s such an epically amazing movie that I wanted to give it my A+ effort, on the off chance that you haven’t seen it. But then I realized, there is no doing this movie justice. More so than any other movie I’ve done do far, it’s a knockout in every way. Acting, music, sets, costumes.
Amadeus, I bow, humbled, before you.

trumeau mirror $675, plymouth stripe and vine wallpaper, wall sconce $187, parasol $50, wig $30, boudoir rouge $15, louis xvi chaise, heels $120, tapestry pouch $56, candlesticks $28 each, vase $20, cameo $28, hair elastic $45.

This post is more of an “Amadeus Lite” or Living In: The first half of Amadeus before sh*** gets crazy. The second half of the movie hits me in the gut, hard. So I ignored it while pulling together this post. Let’s pretend Wolfie and Stanze Mozart made lots of money and lived happily ever after, okay? OKAY?!?

amy m.

see’s chocolates $9, bacchus wallpaper, sword $255 each, resin antlers $128, schoenhut baby grand $1300, bergere chair, cakestand $50, mirror $110, Cardiff tea set teapot $50 & cup $18.

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  • i’m not even kidding, as i was looking through this i was thinking, “ooh, i really hope she doesn’t cover the downward spiral of amadeus!” haha. but living in might just be my favorite part of the site and i love every single one!

  • oh, fanTASTIC. And nice usage of those insane unicorn princess heels from Mod Cloth. I’ve been eyeing them for awhile, but don’t think I could pull them off. But if I go for an Amadeus thing, maaaaybe I couuuldddd…

    Great post.

  • I love that you posted about this! I just watched this movie a few days ago and have seen it so many times–the color combinations are just stunning!

  • one of my all time favorite movies…its really in my top 10 favorite all time films…
    I loved everything you pulled out of it….
    I loved the time it was set in, such a glittered time of decadence…if it doesnt remind you of the early 2000s then I dont know what does…

  • Wow, I didn’t realise so many people were like-minded about this film, I really loved it as a kid and in fact, was a catalyst for my liking any kind of classical for the first time – I mean at 12, it was all pop man, so, what a break through. Thanks for the reminder.

  • This movie is in my top 10…always will be. I make my kids watch it with me every once in a while…just because I can :) It was a handy reference when my third grade daughter brought a bit of lice (I know!) home & we had quite the discussion about why people wore white wigs once upon a time ~
    O.k. now, on that note ~ back to thinking about the fab! costumes & decor… :)

  • this is my favorite movie of all time… i never really realized how much this movie had influenced my style until i saw this post!! love ittttt

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