stars' vanities/make-up cases/cabinets in real life

Stevie Nicks’ Tables

I've covered Stevie Nicks' bathrooms and dressing rooms several times: I've always loved her music and style, so it's intriguing to identify the beauty products and perfumes she uses in real life. Some time ago a reader of this blog submitted a couple of pictures from the 1980s I'd never seen before. In both of… Continue reading Stevie Nicks’ Tables

stars' vanities/make-up cases/cabinets in real life

Brigitte Bardot’s Dressing Table

Wearing a scarlet red dress by Christian Dior, Brigitte Bardot was portrayed in her dressing room while getting ready to attend a gala in Munich in 1957. There were many beauty products displayed on the table but one has caught my attention: the teal lace box containing a bottle. If you're a fan of vintage… Continue reading Brigitte Bardot’s Dressing Table

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Cecil Baldwin’s Dresser

Cecil Baldwin, the narrator of Welcome to Night Vale podcast and host of Night Vale's radio station, keeps several memorabilia of the popular podcast in his house. In the picture above, some perfumes can be seen too. Among them, a fragrance by Aesop and Farina Cuir de Russie eau de toilette. This classic fragrance, also… Continue reading Cecil Baldwin’s Dresser

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Christian Louboutin’s Bathroom

Have you ever wondered what perfumes celebrities wear in real life? I love watching pictures of their houses and bathrooms, because there's always something interesting sitting on vanities, shelves and bedside tables. Think of Christian Louboutin, for example. What perfume does the designer of the world-famous shoes à la semelle rouge wear? If you're thinking… Continue reading Christian Louboutin’s Bathroom

stars' vanities/make-up cases/cabinets in real life

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… Continue reading Raffaella Carrà’s Dressing Room

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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… Continue reading Johnny Hallyday’s Dressing Room

stars' vanities/make-up cases/cabinets in real life

Brigitte Bardot’s Dressing Table

This picture, taken in 1973, shows Bardot sitting at her dressing table. Most of the bottles on it are decorative, but there are some real flacons too. On the right there are two Guerlain bottles. The white container decorated with a blue floral pattern is the refillable atomiser of Shalimar, while the fluted one is… Continue reading Brigitte Bardot’s Dressing Table