Feud E01 (Pilot)

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 someone who would never wash her face, just put on … Continue reading Feud E01 (Pilot)

Scream S01E09 (The Dance)

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. There are a bottle of Schwarzkopf got2b Smooth Operator leave-in conditioner and … Continue reading Scream S01E09 (The Dance)

American Horror Story S04E13 (Curtain Call)

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 table we can see some items spotted in other episodes. … Continue reading American Horror Story S04E13 (Curtain Call)

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 of the freak show are putting their make-up on: they … Continue reading American Horror Story S04E13 (Curtain Call)