An American in Paris (1951)

Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) visits a perfume shop in Paris, where he first meets Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron), who works there as shop assistant. In the screencap above, three bottles of Lucien Lelong Sirocco and a giant bottle of Elsa Schiaparelli Shocking can be seen. Sirocco was launched in 1934, while Shocking – a creation by Jean Carles – was launched in 1937. Lots of … Continue reading An American in Paris (1951)

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

There’s a Revlon red nail polish (vintage bottle) on the small shelf in front of the mirror on Holly Golightly’s dressing table.  On the table there’s a giant flacon bouchon coeur by Guerlain; there’s no label on it, so it’s impossible to know what perfume it contains. The small bottle with white stopper is Desert Flower, a Shulton perfume launched in 1947. On the right side of … Continue reading Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)