Joan Crawford's dressing table is quite busy. She's getting ready for the Oscars 1963 and she picks a perfume bottle among many of them. The glass bottle with the yellow pump is from the Bésame Cosmetics Decades of Fragrance collection. I wonder what perfume Joan wore: the 1960s floral chypre or a fragrance inspired to… Continue reading Feud E05 (And the Winner Is…)
One of the most striking elements of Jane Hudson's look is her make-up. Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) invented it, taking inspiration from the concept of the "broken doll", so important in the aesthetic of the 1962 Robert Aldrich film Feud is based on. In the memoir This 'N That, Bette Davis explained she imagined Jane as… Continue reading Feud E01 (Pilot)
Countess Elizabeth (Lady GaGa) wears Bésame lipstick in Bésame Red, a true red shade with a cool blue-toned base.
Countess Elizabeth (Lady GaGa) wears Bésame Cosmetics lipstick in Merlot, semi-matte brick red.
I love Emma's look in this episode, which focuses on a Halloween party. Emma's costume is a homage to Pulp Fiction's Mia Wallace - white shirt and black cropped pants, black pageboy hair, red nails and matching lips. While she's getting ready for the event, some interesting items can be seen on her dressing table.… Continue reading Scream S01E09 (The Dance)
In the season finale Elsa Mars (Jessica Lange) has finally become a Hollywood household name, but her make-up habits haven't changed: she keeps on using the same products she used back in Jupiter, Florida. In this scene she's filming a commercial for Campfire Gold instant coffee, but she doesn't like her script. On her dressing… Continue reading American Horror Story S04E13 (Curtain Call)
Dandy Mott (Finn Wittrock) is now the owner of Elsa Mars' freak show and, as such, gets ready for his "performing" debut... The spoiled boy definitely has a talent but it will turn against him. This scene is very interesting because it echoes a similar scene from the 5th episode (Pink Cupcakes). In both scenes, the owners… Continue reading American Horror Story S04E13 (Curtain Call)