Raffaella Carrà’s Dressing Room

In 1983 the popularity of the Italian showgirl Raffaella Carrà was about to peak: in that year she would start hosting Pronto, Raffaella?, one of the most successful tv programmes of the decade. Angelo Deligio took these wonderful pictures of Raffaella in her dressing room, surrounded by beauty products, personal items (see the Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas box above) and design objects [1]. The first … Continue reading Raffaella Carrà’s Dressing Room

Johnny Hallyday’s Dressing Room

Photographer Pierre Fournier portrayed the French singer and actor Johnny Hallyday in his dressing room at the Olympia music hall in Paris in 1965. The room walls are plastered with telegrams, while two interesting bottles sit on the table. The bottle with the tiny bow around the neck is a classic: Eau de Cologne Fraîche by Christian Dior, a citrus fragrance created by Edmund Roudnitska … Continue reading Johnny Hallyday’s Dressing Room

River of Grass (1994)

In Cozy’s bathroom there are a can of Aquanet unscented super-hold hairspray and a jar of Clinique 7th-day scrub cream. The jar with pink cap is a Christian Dior skincare product, probably the Hydra-Star moisturizer or a cream from the original Capture line. The two jars between the hairspray and the scrub are – I’m pretty sure – Estee Lauder products. She uses a Maybelline … Continue reading River of Grass (1994)