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Marquise de Merteuil and Mademoiselle de Volanges

Marquise de Merteuil and Mademoiselle de Volanges

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“Back in the 1980s apparently Madonna fell in love with the costumes used in the movie “Dangerous Liaisons” like many of us who love costumes who watched it. However she has contacts most of us don’t and she was actually able to borrow one of Glenn Close’s costumes as the Marquise de Merteuil for the 1990 MTV awards."

For the 1990 MTV Music Awards, Madonna borrowed one of Glenn Close’s "Marquise de Merteuil" costumes from the movie "Dangerous Liaisons.

John Malkovich as Vicomte Sebastian de Valmont, being wickedly seductive in Dangerous Liaisons

*sigh* Why don't people do this anymore? --Vicomte de Valmont (Malkovich) greets the Marquise de Merteuil (Close).

Pampered in pleasures, petticoats, and pride, the cotton snobs of the Old South were proud of their splendor and fashion, even as they lounged in their finery in their luxurious parlors of their white pillared mansion homes.

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