Performance (1970)

Turner (Mick Jagger) is a former rock star who lives in London’s Notting Hill with two women, Pherber (Anita Pallenberg) and Lucy (Michèle Breton). The famous scene where they’re taking a bath in the same tub features interesting products. First of all, there’s a bottle of Hermès Calèche, created in 1961 by Guy Robert. On the marble shelf by the tub there’s also a flacon … Continue reading Performance (1970)

Mr Selfridge S04E01

Guerlain, Caron and Jean Patou perfumes are displayed at Selfridge’s beauty department. From the far left: there are Guerlain Mitsouko (in the flacon bouchon coeur) and Vol de Nuit (in the flacon rayonnant) on a tray. On the glass counter there are Jean Patou Colony (in the quirky pineapple bottle) and L’Heure Attendue. While I appreciate the choice of displaying these beautiful bottles, there’s a … Continue reading Mr Selfridge S04E01

Alessandro Michele’s Perfume Collection

Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele published this picture in his Instagram Stories some days ago. It’s unclear whether all these perfumes belong to him or to somebody else, but nonetheless let’s bask in the beauty of this nocturnal shot.Starting from the left, I’ve spotted Xaris, a frankincense resinous fragrance by the Florentine brand Aquaflor. Then there’s a French classic: Snob by Le Galion, originally created … Continue reading Alessandro Michele’s Perfume Collection