21st May – Paris – To mark the 100-year anniversary of CHANEL N°5, the world’s most famous perfume.
CHANEL Nº5; It’s much more than just a fragrance. Avant garde, a revolution and a masterpiece. Chanel now celebrates 100 years of celebrity with CHANEL Nº5. CHANEL has convened inspiring voices from their fields to reflect on the under-explored notion of celebrity, in a new short film released today. Titled: Celebrity by, the film is the latest in a series of inspiring content from the House as it reflects on “100 Years of Celebrity” as N°5 reaches its 100-year anniversary.
Appearing in the film are celebrated actress and face of N°5 Marion Cotillard, distinguished ballet dancer and choreographer Marie-Agnès Gillot, Chinese fashion media icon Hung Huang, renowned psychologist Laurie Santos, esteemed former editor of Vanity Fair Graydon Carter, and international dance star Lil Buck. The short film represents a diverse range of disciplines and geographies from around the world, each speaker offers their unique perspective on how the notion of celebrity continues to shape and reshape culture, creativity, and society.
Created in 1921 by Mademoiselle Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, the iconic fragrance that is CHANEL Nº5, a pioneer amongst many, and the first perfume to be imagined by a women, for a women – “Smell like a women, not a rose”.