perfumes in movies

La notte (1961)

There are two perfume bottles in Valentina's bathroom. The one in the background is the eau de toilette version of Femme by Marcel Rochas, housed in a beautiful white spray bottle with black lace details. The other is a huge flacon montre by Guerlain, containing a cologne. The film was shot in black and white,… Continue reading La notte (1961)

stars' vanities/make-up cases/cabinets in real life

Monica Vitti’s Dressing Table

This beautiful picture of Monica Vitti was taken by photographer Rodrigo Pais on August 1st, 1961 in Rome: the Italian actress was on the set of Michelangelo Antonioni's L’eclisse. My attention was caught by the square glass bottle sitting on the left of her dressing table. It's an Atkinsons cologne, very popular in Italy. I'm not sure… Continue reading Monica Vitti’s Dressing Table