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
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
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
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
In November 2016 Donatella Versace went to Dubai for the inauguration of Palazzo Versace. On Instagram she posted a picture of herself getting ready for the event. Among haircare products and toiletries there's a Diptyque Baies candle. Picture source.
Gucci's creative director Alessandro Michele published this picture in his Instagram Stories some days ago. It's unclear whether all these perfumes belong to him or to somebody else, but nonetheless let's bask in the beauty of this nocturnal shot.Starting from the left, I've spotted Xaris, a frankincense resinous fragrance by the Florentine brand Aquaflor. Then… Continue reading Alessandro Michele’s Perfume Collection
I've got a thing for Marc Almond's dressing rooms. The British singer is often on tour, and he frequently posts pictures of the make-up products he wears in concert. The one above was taken in June 2018, backstage at the Let's Rock Bristol festival.Starting from the left, there are NARS Soft Velvet loose powder and… Continue reading Marc Almond’s Dressing Table