The history behind Chanel No.5

“A woman’s perfume, with the scent of a woman”

The history behind Chanel No.5Coco Chanel working. SanDiegoRed
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The highly prestigious and classic fashion house Chanel, for the first time opens its drawers to their files of their most famous and enigmatic perfume, Chanel No. 5. This will be done by showing a documentary series on Youtube.

Chanel No. 5 was created by Mademoiselle Coco Chanel in 1921, a major challenge for that time, where the chosen fragrance was the bold essences of flowers.

Achieving this added another crown to this dynasty that continues to grow to this day; Chanel "A woman's perfume, with the scent of a woman” smell" was the goal.

Something that has been used in fashion and especially with perfumes, are the advertising campaigns. The first was with actress and fashion icon, Marilyn Monroe, and currently representing the brand today is Hollywood heartthrob, Brad Pitt.

No. 5 is now a fashion icon in itself and also a numeric icon, which identifies itself as rebellious and elegant.

The first two chapters of the documentary "For the first time", is a journey through time and a look at the secret archives of the mansion. If you are a fashion lover and fan of Chanel, this is a great opportunity to view its history.

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