La stanza del vescovo (1977)

There are several bottles on the vanity in Charlotte’s bedroom, among which two Hermès perfumes. One is on the left of the wooden table watch: it’s Equipage, the first masculine perfume released by the French fashion house. Created by Guy Robert, it was launched in 1970. The other is on the right side of the dresser: it’s Calèche, another creation by Robert, launched in 1961. … Continue reading La stanza del vescovo (1977)

Divine on Harpers and Queen (September 1980)

Divine having a bubble bath in a St. John’s Wood bathroom is such an entrancing view! The artist from Baltimore, protagonist of many iconoclastic films by John Waters, posed for Peter Warner for Divine Bathrooms, Lovely Loos, a photoshoot published on the British magazine Harpers and Queen (September 1980 issue). There are some perfume bottles on the mahogany-panelled window by the tub. The first on … Continue reading Divine on Harpers and Queen (September 1980)

The Bitch (1979)

The “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. The 400 ml bottle on the left is Hermès Calèche, a woody floral fragrance created by Guy Robert in 1961. The refillable spray in the middle is Calèche again. The glass bottle with … Continue reading The Bitch (1979)

Catherine Deneuve and Hermès

I have no idea what Catherine Deneuve was doing in a Hermès shop window in Paris, but I love this shot. Taken in the 1960s, it portrays the French actress barefoot, acting like a shop assistant who’s taking a bag from the window for a customer. Among the objects displayed, a bottle of Calèche, one of the most famous perfumes by the leather good fashion … Continue reading Catherine Deneuve and Hermès

Northern Exposure S03E01 (The Bumpy Road to Love)

The protagonists of this scene are Maggie (Janine Turner) and Joanne (Cathryn De Prume). They have one thing in common – Rick Pederson, Maggie’s ex-boyfriend who cheated on her several times. Joanne travels to Cicely (Alaska) to see the unveiling of a statue commemorating Rick’s death. Later, they meet at a bar and have the following conversation. “And I believe this is yours,” says Joanne, and gives … Continue reading Northern Exposure S03E01 (The Bumpy Road to Love)