I've had a passion for people's make-up cases and bathroom cabinets since I was a child, so you can imagine my enthusiasm when it comes to celebrities' dressing tables. I am not really interested in knowing the products they use because I want to replicate their looks, but because what they use tells a lot… Continue reading Golden Globes 2019’s Dressing Table Round-Up
The opening scene of the film sees the actress Gloria Grahame is in her dressing room at the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster, UK, unpacking her toiletries and getting ready to perform in The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams . She takes out a can of L'Oreal Elnett hairspray. The perfume sitting on the dressing table is… Continue reading Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (2017)
Dorrie (Charlotte Rampling) appreciates Sandy's aftershave. Like a madeleine, that scent brings back memories from her childhood. Sandy (Woody Allen) gets the reference to À la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust and jokingly comments he's wearing Proustian Rush by Chanel. The reason why the French maison has never produced a perfume with such an… Continue reading Stardust Memories (1980)
Reese Witherspoon didn't walk the Oscars red carpet this year, but was among the guests of the Vanity Fair Oscar party, which took place at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. The actress, who wore a lovely Michael Kors Collection dress, posted a picture of her dressing table on her Instagram stories.… Continue reading Behind the Scenes of the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Reese Witherspoon
Thick eyeliner flicks were among her most notable trademarks. She probably experimented with several products, but in the picture above she was using Rimmel Exaggerate liquid eyeliner. I love this picture, where Amy was shopping for nail polishes at a drugstore. She selected a couple of red shades from the Mavala display. The tiny bottles and… Continue reading Amy Winehouse’s Make-Up Case
There's a bottle of Chanel Coco Mademoiselle on Rae's mom's dressing table. This is historically inaccurate: the tv show is set in the 1990s, while the Chanel perfume was launched in 2001/2002. Unfortunately, this is not the only mistake done by the show's prop master: you may remember Britney Spears Fantasy and Tom Ford For Men perfumes… Continue reading My Mad Fat Diary S01E06 (It’s a Wonderful Rae Part 2)
Blair (Leighton Meester) steals a bottle of Chanel no. 5 perfume from a desk at W offices..