Encyclopaedia of Perfume it says that the company was established by Lucilee Young in Chicago circa 1930 and that it later traded under the name 'House of Gordon'. I wish I had more info on the line, but my searches turned up nil.Another fabulous line that no longer exists is the Princess Pat line. These labels are so Art Deco, aren't they? I could find very little history online but in the
My first experience with make-up was seeing my mom apply her cake eyeliner when she'd go out, which was rarely. Even though it was the more-casual Seventies, she always dressed up to go to the dentist or travel downtown. Whenever I smell Charlie perfume, I always think of those trips and it brings back wonderful memories. Mom doesn't wear Charlie anymore; she's graduated to Donna Karan. :D
I don't deny anyone's right to do what they please in the beauty ritual department, but I do find it a tad odd that men are paying so much more attention to their "routine". When I was growing up, unless one were a TV anchor, men never wore concealer. There were no product lines directed at men, except for cologne. Funny how the tide turns, isn't it?
Here are some cards I've done using my cosmetics labels - they're really fun to work with!