The bottle seen on the dressing table in Ellen Kincaid's bedroom is Evening in Paris by Bourjois, a creation by Ernest Beaux originally launched in 1928 on the American market. Thanks to the huge success it had in the U.S., it was later launched in Europe as Soir de Paris. The choice of this particular… Continue reading Hollywood E06 (Meg)
Tina Fischer receives a package from West Berlin: her brother, Thomas Posimski, is sending food, candy and toiletries. On the left there's a box containing Fa bar soap, produced in Germany by Henkel. Then there's the after shave Hâttric Classic, first launched in 1963, characterised by fresh notes of lemon, lime and bergamot. Last but… Continue reading Deutschland 86 E06 (Tjello)
There's a Tocca perfume on Annalise's vanity.
Brigitte Winkelmann is the BND officer who saves Martin Rauch from Libya by literally buying him. Now they are in Paris: she offers Martin to be a double agent, but he refuses. They're also lovers and they fantasise about living together in East Germany. In the bathroom of the Parisian flat they live in there… Continue reading Deutschland 86 E04 (Green Book)
Three interesting objects sit on Lori Madison's vanity in her dressing room. Yves Saint Laurent Opium (oval box included) takes central stage. In 1985 (year in which this season is set) this perfume was basically everywhere, and it was impossible to escape. This creation by Jean Amic, Jean-Louis Sieuzac and Raymond Chaillan, launched in 1977,… Continue reading The Deuce S03E05 (You Only Get One)
Guerlain, Caron and Jean Patou perfumes are displayed at Selfridge's beauty department. From the far left: there are Guerlain Mitsouko (in the flacon bouchon coeur) and Vol de Nuit (in the flacon rayonnant) on a tray. On the glass counter there are Jean Patou Colony (in the quirky pineapple bottle) and L'Heure Attendue. While I… Continue reading Mr Selfridge S04E01
When Michaela (Aja Naomi King) realises her father is Solomon Vick, she goes to New York to meet him. She attends one of his conferences and aggressively asks him personal questions. Later, she intrudes into his hotel room and goes through his items. In the bathroom there are two perfume bottles: one is John Varvatos… Continue reading How to Get Away with Murder S06E04 (I Hate the World)