The gift shop merchandise will include products to create a cat eye, red carpet essentials, fragrances and a curation of red lipsticks alongside tote bags, compact mirrors and other items with exclusive Makeup Museum designs.
"Iconic retailers were an important part of the retail experience for the 1950s beauty consumer and so much more than just a place to shop," says Doreen Bloch, co-founder, Makeup Museum. "There was a true thrill of getting to see and feel the latest products on the market firsthand."
As part of the partnership, Nordstrom stores in top markets will give customers the opportunity to purchase Makeup Museum-themed products tied to the history of makeup and its ongoing impact on society.
"A great example of a 1950s-era beauty retailer is the one recently depicted
The Makeup Museum mobile app and website will allow customers to click-to-shop on the Nordstrom website for artifact-inspired finds. A wide variety of artifacts including Max Factor's 1959 Creme Puff compact, Erno Laszlo creams and treatments from Marilyn Monroe's personal collection and more will be showcased in the exhibit's 1950's artifact gallery.
Tickets are on sale now, and a waitlist to sign up for early access is live at
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