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

Christina Aguilera’s Dresser

Christina Aguilera recently posted a short video collage on Instagram to commemorate the late Stinky, one of her beloved dogs. In one picture, some perfumes can be seen. We know that the singer loves floral, fruity and gourmand fragrances, and the perfumes here reinforce that. The faceted bottle with the pink label is the first version… Continue reading Christina Aguilera’s Dresser

perfumes in tv shows

Mr Selfridge S02E07

Kitty Hawkins (Amy Beth Hayes) is holding two Penhaligon's perfumes while chatting with her assistant Jessie (Sai Bennett). Thanks to a larger shot, we know that those are bottles of Malabah, sitting on the glass counter next to Lily of the Valley and a factice bottle of English Fern. Bottles of Lavandula and Orange Blossom can… Continue reading Mr Selfridge S02E07

skincare in movies, vintage beauty products

Pride (2014)

One of the most hilarious scenes of this film is set in a London leather bar, taken by storm by a group of women from Dulais, Wales. Gail (Nia Gwynne) and Gwen (Menna Trussler) ask a rubber man (Nick Blair) how he gets into his latex catsuit. He obviously uses talcum powder, something that Gwen… Continue reading Pride (2014)

make-up products in tv shows, perfumes in tv shows

House of Cards S01E06

The dressing table of Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) is pretty busy. We can find several interesting perfumes and make-up items on it. The perfumes I've identified are Tocca Bianca (a sparkling scent with bottom notes of musk and sugar), Chloé Chloé (created by Betty Busse and launched in 1975 by Karl Lagerfeld; it's white floral/woody… Continue reading House of Cards S01E06

perfumes in movies

The Iron Lady (2011)

Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) holding a bottle of Geo. F. Trumper Eau de Cologne. On the top shelf, next to the shave brush, there's a Penhaligon's bottle. It's bow-less, so it's hard to tell what perfume it is. Margaret Thatcher was said to wear Bluebell, but this isn't it. That peculiar sticker shape makes me think… Continue reading The Iron Lady (2011)