Mr. Selfridge's barber uses Maurer & Wirtz 4711 Original Eau de Cologne as after-shave on the department store's founder.
There's a bottle of Guerlain Mitsouko on Ellen Love's dressing table - a contemporary bottle which was given the vintage touch of an atomizer pump. Choosing this perfume may not be historically accurate - it was created in 1919, ten years after the time in which this episode takes place - but it totally suits Ellen's… Continue reading Mr Selfridge S01E03
When Mr Selfridge decides to open a beauty counter in his store, we are treated with lots of eye candy! Perfumes and toiletries start to appear on the counters just before the entrance door. In the screencap above, some bottles of Mäurer & Wirtz 4711 Original cologne can be seen, along with some round soaps by Roger… Continue reading Mr Selfridge S01E03
The dressing table of Rose Selfridge (Frances O'Connor) is quite busy. She's clearly a fan of Guerlain perfumes: two flacons montre  can be seen on the shelf in front of the window, but there's more. She opens a Guerlain box, decorated with people and animals, and takes out a flacon bouchon coeur, the bottle with… Continue reading Mr Selfridge S01E03
Valerie Maurel (Joséphine de la Baume) works for the American advertising agency J. Walter Thompson. Mr Selfridge asks her to give him advice on whether to sell make-up products on the store's new beauty counters. She shows Mr Selfridge and department heads some make-up items, among which a yellow loose powder box. This is Houbigant Quelques… Continue reading Mr Selfridge S01E03