Throwback Thursday: Isabella Rossellini Manifesto Beauty

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Do you remember Isabella Rossellini Manifesto, the basil-tinged perfume released in 2000? That was a nice one. And do you remember Rossellini’s short-lived but intriguing Manifesto cosmetics line, launched the same year?

I wish I’d bought some Manifesto products when they were available. (I was a graduate student living in a secondary retail market where they weren’t available, alas.) I read about them in magazines and I admired the colors, the easy-to-use formulas, and especially the packaging. The simple tubes and compacts could be paired with colorful circular bands that acted as cases for the cosmetics or could be worn on their own, as rings and bracelets. Ingenious! Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: Isabella Rossellini Manifesto Beauty”