Behind the Scenes of the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Reese Witherspoon 

Reese Witherspoon didn’t walk the Oscars red carpet this year, but was among the guests of the Vanity Fair Oscar party, which took place at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. The actress, who wore a lovely Michael Kors Collection dress, posted a picture of her dressing table on her Instagram stories. Let’s see what was on it. On the back of … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Reese Witherspoon 

How to Get Away with Murder S01E10 (Hello Raskolnikov)

  Annalise Keating’s dressing table is always worth a careful look because there’s often something interesting on it. In the opening scene of this episode she puts some NARS blush on and picks a Tom Ford black-case lipstick, even if she ends up wearing a different lipstick. The title of this episode refers to Rodion Romanovič Raskol’nikov, the protagonist of Fëdor Dostoevskij’s Crime and Punishment (1866): he kills … Continue reading How to Get Away with Murder S01E10 (Hello Raskolnikov)

Elizabeth Taylor’s Dressing Table

A reader of this blog has recently asked me to write something about Elizabeth Taylor’s dressing table, as shown in a gorgeous photospread which appeared in the July 2011 issue of Architectural Digest. The American actress opened the doors of her Bel Air estate – a four-bedroom house on a wooded property – which she bought in the 1980s. The all-white room pictured above has … Continue reading Elizabeth Taylor’s Dressing Table

Friends S07E24 (The One With Chandler and Monica’s Wedding)

Monica Geller (Courtney Cox) is ready to put her make-up on using a NARS palette. The episode aired in May 2001, so I wonder what was Monica’s palette. Probably the now-iconic American Beauty, which I think was the first palette of the brand, combining four neutral powder eyeshadows, two Multiples and four neutral lipsticks.   Continue reading Friends S07E24 (The One With Chandler and Monica’s Wedding)