Stranger Things S03E02 (The Mall Rats)

Will (Noah Schnapp), Mike (Finn Wolfhard) and Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin) are at the Starcourt Mall sampling perfumes. They haven’t suddenly turned into scent enthusiasts, but are trying to find something Mike can buy for Eleven as a gift. The white boxes with pastel touches and “draped” bottles are Louis Féraud Vivage. This perfume, created by Jean-Pierre Bethouart and launched in 1984, was the result of … Continue reading Stranger Things S03E02 (The Mall Rats)

Glow S01E02 (Slouch. Submit)

Sam Sylvia (Marc Maron) asks the wannabe wrestlers what their “special abilities” are. Sheila the She-Wolf (Gayle Rankin) explains she has “a very acute sense of smell.” Sam tries her: what cologne is he wearing? She replies: “Drakkar Noir.” The TV show is set in the 1980s, so this reference is very accurate: the Guy Laroche aromatic woody fragrance, created by Pierre Wargnye and launched … Continue reading Glow S01E02 (Slouch. Submit)