Judy Garland’s Make-Up Case

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 so happy: there’s a superlative selection of perfumes and toiletries! … Continue reading Judy Garland’s Make-Up Case

Marc Almond’s Dressing Room

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 compact just under the EcoTool brush sleeve is BeneFit Brow … Continue reading Marc Almond’s Dressing Room

Sarah Jessica Parker’s Bathroom

Yesterday Sarah Jessica Parker posted this picture on her Instagram account. Needless to say, I am in awe of all these perfume bottles sitting in her bathroom. From left to right I can see: Le Labo Patchouli 24, a patchouli perfume with vanilla base note, created by Annick Menardo in 2006. Two very big bottles of Annick Goutal Eau d’Hadrien (old packaging). This citrusy fragrance, … Continue reading Sarah Jessica Parker’s Bathroom

Judi Dench’s Dressing Room

Gemma Levine took this backstage picture in 1985: Judi Dench was getting ready to perform as Amy O’Connell in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Harley Granville-Barker’s Waste at the Lyric Theatre in London. On the shelf in front of her there are many bottles; among them, the unmistakable houndstooth pattern characterising Dior cologne and eau de toilette bottles. There’s no way to tell exactly … Continue reading Judi Dench’s Dressing Room

Sharon Tate’s Eye Make-Up Products

In November 2018, the Hollywood auction house Julien’s Auctions will present an important event: many personal belongings of the American actress Sharon Tate will be auctioned. One of the most promising stars of the 1960s, Tate had a taste for refined and trendy clothes and a unique make-up style. This year marks the 50th anniversary of her brutal death by the hand of the infamous … Continue reading Sharon Tate’s Eye Make-Up Products