Ariane (Bulle Ogier) is a dominatrix who falls in love with Olivier (Gérard Depardieu), a thief. She lives in an elegant apartment and has an expensive lifestyle. In her bathroom, for example, we can see a flacon montre by Guerlain. From the black front sticker  it's easy to tell what cologne the bottle contains:… Continue reading Maîtresse (1976)
While watching the film, seeing a bottle of Clarins Eau Dynamisante on Allie's dresser didn't surprise me at all. I think very few perfumes can capture a certain 1990s vibe as accurately as this perfume. Fresh, citrusy and never overpowering, it was created by Jacques Courtin-Clarins in 1987. It was the epitome of that chic… Continue reading Single White Female (1992)
There's Perlier Honey cream soap in Allie's bathroom. The Italian brand was huge in the 1990s, so this sighting brings back lots of memories. I've lost count of the times I gifted friends with Perlier's lovely bodycare products. My favourite lines were White Almond, White Musk and Honey.
The opening credit sequence is set in a bathroom, where one girl is putting make-up on her twin. Later in the film, we will see these are Hedy (one of the protagonists, whose real name is actually Ellen Besch) and her twin sister. Many bottles are on the tiled counter. On the right there are English… Continue reading Single White Female (1992)