Ellen's vanity is pretty busy, but there's a bottle that stands out: it's the beautiful fluted flacon of Lanvin Eau Arpège, a flanker of the famous fragrance created by Paul Vacher and André Fraysse and launched in 1927. Thanks to Ramón from La Liz blog for the screencap.
Two perfumes by Lucien Lelong can be seen on the middle shelf: the one with the metal stopper is Balalaika, the other is Taglio. Balalaika was launched in 1939. Taglio has a more complex story: originally named N and launched in 1928, it was renamed Taglio for the American market in the early 1940s.
On Martha's busy dressing table there are perfume bottles of Lucien Lelong Sirocco and Fabergè Tigress. Thanks to Phyl D in the comments for the Fabergè id.
A reader of this blog has recently asked me to write something about Elizabeth Taylor's dressing table, as shown in a gorgeous photospread which appeared in the July 2011 issue of Architectural Digest. The American actress opened the doors of her Bel Air estate - a four-bedroom house on a wooded property - which she… Continue reading Elizabeth Taylor’s Dressing Table