Among the many products of the s that were beautifully designed for the Richard Hudnut company, the Deauville face powder box is my favorite. I searched for an example in good condition to add to my collection of vintage beauty products for a few years before I finally located one in an online auction. Thankfully, my patience was well rewarded: the sides of the half-oval shaped container is covered in a sumptuous teal satin.
The face powder box dates from the early s, but the image of the woman recalls an earlier time. Dumas often tackled complex moral issues in his writingssuch as the life of his fictional courtesan Marguerite Gautier. In fact, Dumas went so far as to propose to the government that all street prostitutes be deported to the colonies — out of sight, out of mind.
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Yvonne took her jewellery to the bank, hid other valuables behind a new wall in the cellar at the Coty home in the Avenue Raphael and then the family drove to the Spanish border. After crossing the border the family made their way to Lisbon and from there flew to New York. Some of the Coty fortune may have followed later.
When we were in Belgium I could not pass any vintage shop without taking a peek inside! Always on the look out for pretty jewelry to add to my shop. It was in such a shop in the back streets of Bruges that I found this amazing pure art deco carton of face powder in completely original condition.
Just as fashions change, so too do styles in hairstyles and cosmetics. The second half of the 18th century is an era particularly identified with hair and makeup, as these became such potent symbols of aristocracy during the Enlightenment and French Revolution. France and to a lesser degree England were the fashion leaders of this era, and it is to these countries that this article looks to identify the changing trends in hair and makeup.
In the collective imagination, shopping in Paris is all opulent department stores and upscale boutiques dotting the grand avenues, and that's certainly part of the experience. But with independent boutiques expanding to more bohemian neighborhoods and the world's largest marketplace for antiques and second-hand goods holding steady north of the city, Paris is a shopping destination meant for all tastes and budgets. Here, you'll find our recommendations in the ritzy, up-and-coming, hip and eclectic areas of town.
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There are several reasons why people use makeup or cosmetics these days, and its usage differs on various occasions, such as fashion and entertainment. In the past, different civilizations used cosmetics to signify culture and traditions, including religious rituals. Cosmetics were also used for practical concerns in the ancient civilization, such as beauty enhancer, class system and protection from the sun.
To purchase or ask questions, contact seller Rona Drewell. To purchase or ask questions, contact seller Elaine Darsch. Click on thumbnail or item name for larger picture. Item ED Vintage large Frosted Powder Box with Delightful Bees and Hives Decor - This is such a delightful footed frosted glass powder box with a scene of bees flying toward flowers and a hive on all four sides.