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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S01E06 (Mrs. X at the Gaslight)

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maxfactor_mermaideyes_bornunicornOne of the most ground-breaking eye shadow colours – the jade green Mermaid Eyes by Max Factor – gets a mention in this scene, set at the make-up counter where Midge works. Too bad this namecheck is historically inaccurate: the story is set in the late 1950s, while the Max Factor product was released in 1962.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S01E06 (Mrs. X at the Gaslight)

themarvelousmrsmaisel_s01e06_bornunicorn (1)themarvelousmrsmaisel_s01e06_bornunicorn (6)When Susie Meyerson (Alex Borstein) pays Midge a visit at B. Altman, we are given a perfect product placement moment: a factice bottle of Guerlain Chamade gets its own shot.

guerlain_chamade_bornunicornThere’s a problem, though: the beautiful Pochet et du Courval leaf-shaped bottle shouldn’t be sitting at a department store in 1958, because the Paul Guerlain creation was released only in 1969, 11 years later.