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The Bitch (1979)

thebitch_bornunicornThe “bitch” of the movie title is Fontaine Khaled (Joan Collins), the fierce owner of a trendy disco. She loves living surrounded by luxury, so no surprise to see expensive perfumes in her bathroom.

hermes_calechevintage_bornunicornThe 400 ml bottle on the left is Hermès Calèche, a woody floral fragrance created by Guy Robert in 1961.

hermes_calechevintagead_bornunicornThe refillable spray in the middle is Calèche again.

hermes_amazonevintage_bornunicornThe glass bottle with the dark red stopper is Amazone, another classic Hèrmes perfume, created by Maurice Maurin in 1974.

hermes_calecheaerosprayvintage_bornunicornNext to Amazone there’s another bottle of Calèche, the aérospray version. Amazone was marketed in aérospray version, too: the bottle is the same, but the metal details are silver, not gold.

Endless gratitude to The Scentimentalist, who pointed this beautiful perfume sighting out to me.

Swimfan (2002)

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While Ben Cronin (Jesse Bradford) is searching Madison Bell’s bedroom, a tiny bottle of Hermès Amazone can be seen on her dresser. The perfume, created by Maurice Maurin and launched in 1974, drew inspiration from the mythological nation of all-female warriors who were said to live in Sarmatia (some storiographers placed them in Lybia or Anatolia). It’s a woody/green perfume with notes of galbanum, blackcurrant and oakmoss.

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