Chanel's No. 5 walks hand in hand with the feminine. It has a powdery flower bouquet in the iconic flacon. No 5 is a mythic and timeless perfume, which have been a favourite with many, ever since it launched. Gabrielle Chanel asked Ernest Beaux create a perfume, that smells like a woman, is rare and powerful. Ernest suggested a visionary composition with an unique application of aldehydes. Different variants was presented to Coco, and she loved number 5 - and thats why its called No. 5. She gave the new perfumes flacon a radical design and decked it with a white sticker and a faceted hood.
In 1986 No. 5 was reinterpreted by Jaques Polge, that made the iconic perfume even fuller in its Eau De Parfum form.
You cant say Chanel No. 5, without saying Marilyn Monroe. No. 5 was her big favourite and a part of one of her most famous sayings: "What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course"
It can be used by women at all ages, but the biggest group of buyers are women from 35 yeras.
Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (August 19, 1883 – January 10, 1971), better known as Coco, grew up without parents and still managed to end her life like one of the most popular designers in the world, where she founded the Chanel brand and house I 1909. She fought against the typical corset fashion at the time and showed that all women should be allowed to walk in pants, small jackets, striped blouses and whatever they wanted – and she did it with style of course! Coco is specially known for the Chanel No. 5 perfume and the dress, that all women should have, the little black dress.
She started her carrier in 1910, in a shop on 31 Rue Cambon in Paris (Where the shop still is today), as a hatter, because the building already had a clothes shop. It did not last long, and already in 1923, she opened a clothes shop, however, on another address.
Coco Chanel's modern philosophy, was inspired by the men creations and the persecution of simplicity, made her a very important character in the 20th century's fashion history. Her extraordinary influence did that she was the only person, inside her field, who was mentioned in "Time 100: The most Important people of the Century".
Today Chanel is a huge international fashion house, which is recognized all over the world, and is one of the best businesses inside luxurious fashion. Coco's strong personality and stubbornness is definitely one of reasons behind the great success Chanel has to day. Among there popular products you find Chanel bags, shoes, dresses, suits, perfumes and makeup.