stars' vanities/make-up cases/cabinets in real life, vintage beauty products

Marilyn Monroe’s Make-Up Case

Her makeup case, sold by Christie's in 1999 for $266,500 contained: 3 Max Factor lipsticks Two Elizabeth Arden cream eyeshadows (Autumn Smoke and Pearly Blue) Two Elizabeth Arden Eye Stopper eyeliners, one brown and one black One Leichner of London eyeshadow Two bottles of Revlon nail polish (Cherries a la Mode and Hot Coral) Glorene… Continue reading Marilyn Monroe’s Make-Up Case

perfumes in movies

How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)

When Pola (Marilyn Monroe), Loco (Betty Grable) and Schatze (Lauren Bacall) go to a restaurant with their dates, they all meet in the powder room to share their impressions. Two Lanvin Arp├Ęge perfume bottles can be seen on a dressing table. Pola even puts on some perfume before leaving. Later in the film, another boule… Continue reading How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)