The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S01E06 (Mrs. X at the Gaslight)

One of the most ground-breaking eye shadow colours – the jade green Mermaid Eyes by Max Factor – gets a mention in this scene, set at the make-up counter where Midge works. Too bad this namecheck is historically inaccurate: the story is set in the late 1950s, while the Max Factor product was released in 1962. Continue reading The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S01E06 (Mrs. X at the Gaslight)

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S01E06 (Mrs. X at the Gaslight)

When Susie Meyerson (Alex Borstein) pays Midge a visit at B. Altman, we are given a perfect product placement moment: a factice bottle of Guerlain Chamade gets its own shot. There’s a problem, though: the beautiful Pochet et du Courval leaf-shaped bottle shouldn’t be sitting at a department store in 1958, because the Paul Guerlain creation was released only in 1969, 11 years later. Continue reading The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S01E06 (Mrs. X at the Gaslight)