Mad Men S01E02 (Ladies Room)

There’s a bottle of Coty Muguet des Bois on Betty Draper’s dresser. This is one of the most popular Coty perfumes: created by Henri Robert and launched in 1941, it has top notes of aldehydes, orange, green leaves and bergamot; middle notes of cyclamen, lilac, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley and rose; base notes of sandalwood and musk. Thanks to Elena Vosnaki for the id. Continue reading Mad Men S01E02 (Ladies Room)

Mad Men S01E10 (Long Weekend)

Carol McCardy (Kate Norby) and Joan Holloway (Christina Hendricks) are getting dressed for a night out. Carol comments on Joan’s perfume: we learn that she wears a classic – Guerlain Shalimar, perfect for a seductress like Joan. Created in 1925 by Jacques Guerlain, it’s undeniably one of the most famous perfumes of all times. According to Fragrantica, it opens on citrus notes (lemon, mandarin orange and bergamot), has floral … Continue reading Mad Men S01E10 (Long Weekend)

Mad Men S05E12 (Commissions and Fees)

Jed Covington (Timothy Carhart) meets Don Draper (Jon Hamm) at his barber’s. There’s a display of Pinaud Clubman talc bottles (both old and new packaging) by the door; there are a bottle of Vitalis hair tonic and a large Barbicide disinfecting jar on the shelf by the mirror. Continue reading Mad Men S05E12 (Commissions and Fees)