National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

In the second movie of the original trilogy, the Griswolds win a trip to Europe. Before leaving for London, Clark takes a video of his wife Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo) doing a dancing routine. The scene is set in their bathroom, so some beauty products and toiletries can be seen. On the marble counter behind Ellen there’s a pump tube of Colgate toothpaste. There’s also a … Continue reading National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

On the Set of “Call Me by Your Name”

I haven’t watched Call Me by Your Name by Luca Guadagnino yet, but I’ve kept the best picture from the set for last. The author is – again – Giulio Ghirardi, who gave us the perfect shot of a dressing table, covered with some fabric from the Middle East. Among the several perfume bottles, I’ve spotted Christian Dior Eau Sauvage, a 1966 creation by Edmond Roudnitska. … Continue reading On the Set of “Call Me by Your Name”

ABBA’s Dressing Room

A couple of weeks ago, my friend Raffaella went to Stockholm, where she visited ABBA The Museum. She sent me some awesome pictures of the band’s dressing tables, so let’s see what’s on them. On the left, next to the metal suitcase, there’s a box of Cacharel Anaïs Anaïs, the ultra-feminine and romantic perfume created in 1978 by Roger Pellegrino, Robert Gonnon, Paul Leger and Raymond Chaillan. The yellow bottle next … Continue reading ABBA’s Dressing Room