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Body Double (1984)

Porn actress Holly Body (Melanie Griffith) has a refined taste for perfumes, as shown by what is sitting on her dressing table.

armanidonna_bornunicornThe almost empty bottle with black stopper is Giorgio Armani Armani, a chypre floral perfume created by Ron Winnegrad in 1982.

ysl_opiumbox_bornunicornThe red box with gold accents is unmistakably the packaging of Yves Saint Laurent Opium, one of the most famous perfumes of all times, hugely popular in the 1980s. Created by Jean Amic, Raymond Chaillan and Jean-Louis Sieuzac and launched in 1977, it redefined the concept of oriental spicy perfume.

Crazy in Alabama (1999)

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revlon blacberry nail polishThe protagonist, Lucille Vinson (Melanie Griffith), goes to Las Vegas and – beginner’s luck – wins a lot of money at the casino. She gets a make-over, which includes a glamourous haircut and a professional manicure. The nail polish they use at the salon is by Revlon. The bottle is from the 1980s, so it’s not historically accurate, since the film is set in 1965.