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You’ll laugh, cry, cringe and covet the hats and bedspreads: Emma reviewed

15 February 2020

9:00 AM

15 February 2020

9:00 AM

Emma.

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Too pretty,’ blithers Miss Bates in the Highbury haberdasher as she plucks at a silken tassel. ‘Too pretty’ goes for all of Autumn de Wilde’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma. If there were an Academy Award for patisserie and passementerie, Emma would win it. The look is Tinkerbell Regency. Emma’s Hartfield is a Barbie Dreamhouse by way of Robert Adam.

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