American Horror Story S05E11 (Battle Royale)

The showdown between the Countess (Lady GaGa) and Ramona Royale (Angela Bassett) opens with a conversation on what they smell like. From the Countess’ remark we learn that Ramona wears Guerlain Shalimar and that her blood smells like walnuts. On the other hand, the Countess’ blood smells like black licorice. Ramona’s perfume of choice doesn’t come as a surprise: created by Jacques Guerlain in 1925, … Continue reading American Horror Story S05E11 (Battle Royale)

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

During an interview Tina Turner (Angela Bassett) did in 1964, we can get a glimpse of her dressing table, on which I spotted a bottle of Christian Dior Eau Fraîche. This citrus fragrance was created by Edmond Roudnitska and launched in 1953. This is the interview that the real Tina Turner did in 1964. Like in the film, Ike Turner was sitting there, but didn’t say a word. Continue reading What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)