Beautiful Joan Collins looked gorgeous in this picture from the 1950s. Some intriguing charm is imparted by the several bottles sitting on her vanity, too. From the left, there are two Rochas bottles, one of which has the glass stopper. I'd like to say this was Femme, but I'm not 100% sure: other three perfumes… Continue reading Joan Collins’ Dressing Table
A big bottle of Rochas Femme and an Erno Laszlo jar (possibly containing face powder) sit on the heiress' table at the Pocono Playhouse in Mountainhome, Pennsylvania, where she performed in the play The Swan by Ferenc Moldar. This happened in 1954. Source.
This picture of Keith Richards was taken by Christopher Simon Sykes in 1995 in the guitarist's mansion in Weston, Connecticut. Published in the book Rock Stars at Home (2019) by Chris Charlesworth, Eddi Fiegel, Bryan Reesman, Colin Salter, Simon Spence and Daryl Easlea, the portrait shows Richards in his library, lounging on a velvet sofa.… Continue reading Keith Richards’ Library
If you, like me, are a fan of Isabelle Huppert, you'll be delighted to see this backstage picture, taken on April 15th, 2019 at the Linda Gross Theater in New York. For roughly two months the French actress performed as the Mother in the namesake play by Florian Zeller, under the direction of Trip Cullman.… Continue reading Isabelle Huppert’s Dressing Room
This beautiful picture of the American actress was taken backstage at the Tivoli Theatre in Aberdeen (Scotland) in October 1933. Max Factor Supreme. Among the beauty products on her dressing table there are two particularly interesting items. The first - in the round tin box - is Max Factor Supreme face powder, which was part… Continue reading Anna May Wong’s Dressing Table
The big night happened and delivered lots of glamour! I was really looking forward to reading the Oscars winner list this morning but my mind was actually on the red carpet. I loved many outfits and beauty looks, even if the neutral trend seems to go still strong and no extravagant trends were seen. As… Continue reading Oscars 2019’s Dressing Table Round-Up
Last October Kristin Scott Thomas posted this selfie on her Instagram account: it was shot in a dressing room. On the table by the mirror there's a Diptyque box, containing Baies scented oval. Picture source.
I've had a passion for people's make-up cases and bathroom cabinets since I was a child, so you can imagine my enthusiasm when it comes to celebrities' dressing tables. I am not really interested in knowing the products they use because I want to replicate their looks, but because what they use tells a lot… Continue reading Golden Globes 2019’s Dressing Table Round-Up
If I think of all the make-up cases, dressing tables and vanities I've written about on this blog, I don't think I've ever been excited like this time. The present entry is something special, because it features the make-up case of Judy Garland (circa 1968). Just from the picture above, you may see why I'm… Continue reading Judy Garland’s Make-Up Case
On December 19th and 20th, 2018, Marc Almond performed with the Jools Holland Orchestra at the Newcastle City Hall. The pictures he takes of his dressing rooms are the best, because they always feature interesting cosmetics (in this case, interesting books too!) The tube on the left is Becca Ever-Matte poreless priming perfector. The silver… Continue reading Marc Almond’s Dressing Room