Evening in Paris Perfume Bottles

Evening in Paris Perfume Bottles

HISTORY OF PERFUME EVENING IN PARIS Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 1 June 2016   Evening in Paris, a perfume by French cosmetics, company Bourjois, was once one of the most celebrate and recognised perfumes in the world. Before Evening in Paris Bourjois had been...
The Big V

The Big V

HISTORY OF BEAUTY Valentine’s Day Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 19 November 2016 In Ancient Greek Mythology they have Eros, the son of Aphrodite Goddess of Love and Beauty, and in Roman mythology he develops into Cupid, Son of Venus who is also Goddess of Love...
The Sophisti-Cat

The Sophisti-Cat

Max Factor introduced the Sophisti-Cat to its perfume line in the mid 1960s annoyingly as part of their Christmas gift range. She came with a small bottle of perfume – either Hypnotique, Exuberance, Primitif, Jonquille or Golden Woods – clasped between her...
Revlon Sphinx Pink

Revlon Sphinx Pink

Hollywood and the beauty industry have been closely tied together ever since its beginning. But the craze for Cleo in the early 1960s is something very special indeed and one of the companies who took advantage of this tie in was Revlon. Advertising Sphinx Pink as...
The Evolution of Chanel No 5

The Evolution of Chanel No 5

Chanel No. 5 was born in 1920 and was originally created as a limited edition of only 100 bottles to give as holiday gifts for customers of the Chanel boutique. But first there was a guerilla marketing launch when, to celebrate the invention of the scene, Coco Chanel...
Charlie by Revlon

Charlie by Revlon

Revlon re-animated the perfume market in 1973 with “Charlie” launching a series of adverts that had their target market – young, working women – firmly in mind. The twin signature moves of the early Charlie advertising – the model’s...