Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

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Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

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lt;p>Launched on May 5, 1921, Chanel No. 5 would go on to become the most celebrated perfume in history.</p>

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

How Chanel No. 5 was inspired by the odor of the Arctic Circle

In his wonderful memoirs Souvenirs et Parfums Constantin Weriguine, a Russian emigre perfumer who worked with Ernest Beaux at Chanel

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Ernest Beaux on Chanel No 5 and Scent of Snow - Bois de Jasmin

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Chanel Nº5: Discover The Story Behind This Vintage Icon

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

This Affordable Perfume Is A Perfect Dupe For Chanel No. 5

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Note: The following history/review discusses the original Extrait de Parfum (1921) of No. 5. No one wore N°5 in my family, so a lot of this is a new experience for me. It's not that any mothers or aunts in the family couldn't wear it, it's just that a particular register is demanded by N°5, and there simply…

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

N°5 by Chanel

When asked by reporters what she wore to bed, Marilyn famously quipped, "just a few drops of Chanel No. 5." The iconic French perfume is featured in 'Object of Desire,' an article for the October issue of UK nostalgia mag Yours Retro (#55, with Sean Connery on the cover.) Elsewhere there's an ad for a…

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Objects of Desire: Marilyn Goes From Scandal to Chanel – The Marilyn Report

Main Accords: Woody Aldehyde Powdery Floral Musky Citrus

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Inspired Scent by Chanel N°5 by Chanel - Mask Perfume

We'll be talking about blondes again today. You've probably heard of the movie "The Seven Year Itch." That's the one where the famous picture of Marilyn Monroe with her white dress blowing up in the wind comes from. The name of Marilyn's character in that movie is "The Girl." Maybe she has a name, maybe…

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Chanel No. 5 – SCENTS OF SELF

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Chanel No 5 Eau de Toilette Chanel perfume - a fragrance for women 1924

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

How Chanel No 5 remains the world's most popular perfume 100 years on

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Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

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Chanel No. 5 debuted on May fifth, 1921. To celebrate 100 years, here are ten of the perfume's most iconic advertising campaigns. 

Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5 - Fashionista

Chanel No 5: 100 Years of Iconic Imagery