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Chanel N°5 In A New Light Exhibition

Chanel N°5 in a New Light exhibition NYC

When Gabrielle Chanel created Chanel N°5, she didn’t know it would become the most famous perfume in the world and the icon of her own myth. She wanted a synthesis of nature, a long-lasting fragrance that reflects a scent of a clean female body and completes an image of a modern, fashionable and desirable woman. She achieved her goal with a help of her partner Ernest Beaux in 1921 creating the perfume that scented a “synthesis of woman” enclosed in a simple yet sophisticated bottle marked N°5 . The icon was born.

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