perfumes in movies, skincare in movies

Leoni al sole (1961)

There's a quintessentially Italian beauty product on the vanity in Giulia's bedroom: it's Acqua distillata alle rose by Roberts, a classic rose water that's available everywhere in Italy. But there's another item that has captured my attention: a Guerlain flacon montre. The teal disk tells us it's Mitsouko. Not your ordinary summer scent, but it's… Continue reading Leoni al sole (1961)

bodycare in movies, perfumes in movies, skincare in movies

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… Continue reading On the Set of “Call Me by Your Name”

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

Monica Vitti’s Dressing Table

This beautiful picture of Monica Vitti was taken by photographer Rodrigo Pais on August 1st, 1961 in Rome: the Italian actress was on the set of Michelangelo Antonioni's L’eclisse. My attention was caught by the square glass bottle sitting on the left of her dressing table. It's an Atkinsons cologne, very popular in Italy. I'm not sure… Continue reading Monica Vitti’s Dressing Table

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

Claudia Cardinale’s Dressing Table

There's a bottle of Roberts rosewater on Claudia Cardinale's dressing table. The film director, Luchino Visconti, was sitting by her side, checking her hairstyle. The picture was taken by Angelo Frontoni on the set of Il Gattopardo.