There's a quintessentially Italian beauty product on the vanity in Giulia's bedroom: it's Acqua distillata alle rose by Roberts, a classic rose water that's available everywhere in Italy. But there's another item that has captured my attention: a Guerlain flacon montre. The teal disk tells us it's Mitsouko. Not your ordinary summer scent, but it's… Continue reading Leoni al sole (1961)
There's a bottle of Roberts Acqua distillata alle rose (the most popular Italian rosewater) on Silvia Hacherman's vanity.
I haven't watched Call Me by Your Name by Luca Guadagnino yet, but I've kept the best picture from the set for last. The author is - again - Giulio Ghirardi, who gave us the perfect shot of a dressing table, covered with some fabric from the Middle East. Among the several perfume bottles, I've… Continue reading On the Set of “Call Me by Your Name”
This beautiful picture of Monica Vitti was taken by photographer Rodrigo Pais on August 1st, 1961 in Rome: the Italian actress was on the set of Michelangelo Antonioni's L’eclisse. My attention was caught by the square glass bottle sitting on the left of her dressing table. It's an Atkinsons cologne, very popular in Italy. I'm not sure… Continue reading Monica Vitti’s Dressing Table
There's a bottle of Roberts rosewater on Claudia Cardinale's dressing table. The film director, Luchino Visconti, was sitting by her side, checking her hairstyle. The picture was taken by Angelo Frontoni on the set of Il Gattopardo.
When in Capri, Signorina Silvani (Anna Mazzamauro) keeps a bottle of Roberts rosewater on her dressing table. Thanks to my friend Rocco for the id.
Guerlain Shalimar cologne and Roberts rosewater on the protagonist’s dressing table. Thanks to my reader Elena for the rosewater id.
Roberts rosewater (old bottle) can be seen on Francesca's bathroom shelf. Picture source.