Mr Selfridge S02E02

Kitty Hawkins (Amy Beth Hayes) is mad at Frank Edwards (Samuel West): he tries to make up with her and visits the make-up counter at Selfridges. He asks for advice: he wants to give something special to someone special (her ;)). She plays along: she suggests “a new perfume” by Guerlain, which happens to be Mitsouko in the traditional flacon bouchon coeur. This is a historically … Continue reading Mr Selfridge S02E02

The Crown S01E05 (Smoke and Mirrors)

When the Duke of Windsor (Alex Jennings) is interviewed by a magazine reporter, he opens the doors of his private rooms. Four perfumes and a soap can be seen among his toiletries. The “good, well-milled soap” in the silver soap dish is by Floris. The first perfume on the left is by the same brand, which received the first Royal Warrant in 1820. Reading the perfume label … Continue reading The Crown S01E05 (Smoke and Mirrors)

Ballers S02E02 (Enter the Temple)

The cabinet in Tracy Legette’s bathroom is pretty interesting: there are three bottles of Guerlain Aqua Allegoria (two on the top shelf, another on the second one), some Essie nail polishes and Clarins Eau Ressourçante. On the washbasin shelf there’s Yes To cucumber and eucalyptus liquid hand soap and Penhaligon’s Bayolea facial wash. This could also be the soothing gel or the cleansing mask (they have the … Continue reading Ballers S02E02 (Enter the Temple)