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Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (1991)

The vanity Sue Ellen (Christina Applegate) sits at every morning to get ready to work is full of beauty products. Besides a huge bottle of Rochas Femme perfume, there are two haircare products by Tresemmé with black packaging: the pump bottle on the right is Tres Spray, while the tube on the left is probably… Continue reading Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (1991)

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Joan Collins’ Dressing Table

Beautiful Joan Collins looked gorgeous in this picture from the 1950s. Some intriguing charm is imparted by the several bottles sitting on her vanity, too. From the left, there are two Rochas bottles, one of which has the glass stopper. I'd like to say this was Femme, but I'm not 100% sure: other three perfumes… Continue reading Joan Collins’ Dressing Table

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La notte (1961)

There are two perfume bottles in Valentina's bathroom. The one in the background is the eau de toilette version of Femme by Marcel Rochas, housed in a beautiful white spray bottle with black lace details. The other is a huge flacon montre by Guerlain, containing a cologne. The film was shot in black and white,… Continue reading La notte (1961)

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Judy Garland’s Make-Up Case

If I think of all the make-up cases, dressing tables and vanities I've written about on this blog, I don't think I've ever been excited like this time. The present entry is something special, because it features the make-up case of Judy Garland (circa 1968). Just from the picture above, you may see why I'm… Continue reading Judy Garland’s Make-Up Case

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Jayne Mansfield’s Bathroom

The Pink Palace perfectly symbolised the unique aesthetics of Jayne Mansfield: bought by the actress in 1957, it was completely renovated and customised so as to become a "pink landmark" on Sunset Boulevard. Mansfield had it painted pink and decorated with cupids, furs, hearts, marble and golden details. In the picture above, Jayne was talking… Continue reading Jayne Mansfield’s Bathroom

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Audrey Hepburn’s Dressing Room

There's a box of Marcel Rochas Femme on Audrey Hepburn's dressing table. This comes as a surprise: I can't really see her wearing such a femme fatale perfume! It's one of the masterpieces by Edmond Roudnitska, who created it in 1943: it's a woody/warm spicy scent, with fruity accents of plum, peach and apricot. Its beautiful… Continue reading Audrey Hepburn’s Dressing Room