Lisa (Shelley Winters) and her friend Maria Grazia (Paulette Goddard) are spending some time together while relaxing: they discuss about the upcoming social events they want to go to.
On a small table behind Lisa there’s a splash bottle of Guerlain Eau de Cologne Impériale, created by Pierre François Pascal Guerlain for Empress Eugenie in 1853.
On a table between the two friends there’s a bottle of Acqua distillata alle rose by Roberts, a classic rose water that’s available everywhere in Italy.
Mme. Mélikian owns interesting beauty products.
First, a lovely flacon rayonnant of Guerlain Vol de Nuit, created by Jacques Guerlain and launched in 1933.
Second, a gold tube of Christian Dior Diorific lipstick. This packaging has been sadly discontinued.
She also owns two flacons abeilles of Guerlain Eau de Cologne Impériale, famously created by Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain in 1853 to treat the migraines of Empress Eugenie, the wife of Napoleon III.
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There are many Guerlain perfumes on the vanity table of one of Émile’s victims. From left to right:
The classic flacon abeilles contains Eau de Cologne Impériale, a cologne created by Pierre François Pascal Guerlain for Empress Eugenie in 1853.
No way to know what the flacon goutte contains here. This bottle, first launched in the 1920s, has been used for many eaux de toilette.
There’s another flacon abeilles – sans golden bees – containing an eau. The front label is not shown, so it’s impossible to say what eau this is.
The sage green disk on a flacon montre indicates its content: Chypre 53 eau de cologne. The perfume was first released in 1909, but in 1948 it was re-issued as a cologne.
The last bottle is the perfumed deodorant of Chant d’Arômes, a 1962 creation by Jean-Paul Guerlain.
Id and screencap source.
There’s a Guerlain Eau (Impériale, maybe) bottle on Frida’s dressing table. I don’t think this choice is historically accurate, since the Mexican artist is known to have worn Elsa Schiaparelli Shocking (possibly her favourite perfume), Guerlain Shalimar, Dana Tabu and Emir.
Guerlain Eau de Cologne Imperiale and Bulgari Cologne au thé vert colognes.