label design 1921
by Coco Chanel
Name: "Chanel N°5"
Categories: Beauty - Fashion
Inventor: Ernest Beaux, for Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel
Producer: Chanel (founded by Coco Chanel in 1909)
Production start: May 5, 1921 - Paris, France
Features: Floral-aldehydic feminine fine fragrance. Top notes: Ylang-Ylang, Neroli, Aldehydes; middle notes: Jasmine, Mayrose; base notes: Sandalwood, Vetiver.
Interesting facts: The official launch place and date of Chanel No. 5 was in rue Cambon boutique in the fifth month of the year, on the fifth day of the month: May 5, 1921. Chanel's mystical obsession with the number five again proved to be her lucky charm.
Property: © Chanel
Producer website: http://www.chanel.com
Chanel N°5, the first bottle (1921)
Evolution of Chanel N°5 bottle since 1921
Ernest Beaux (Moscow, Dec. 8, 1881 - Paris, Jun. 9, 1961), the perfumer who created Chanel N°5, and Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (Saumur, Aug. 19, 1883 - Paris, Jan. 10, 1971), fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand.
Tribute to Chanel N°5 (1921) by the cartoonist Sem, © Litographie Sem
Chanel N°5 first advertisement (Dec. 16, 1924) on The New York Times
Chanel N°5 advertising (Nov. 1, 1937). For the first time, Gabrielle Chanel herself promoted her perfume. Photo: Francois Kollar © Ministère de la Culture - Médiathèque du Patrimoine, Dist. RMN.
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