100 Years of Chanel N°5, Filmed to Celebrate and Inspire
Chanel celebrates 100 years of the iconic N°5 perfume, featuring six inspiring voices from the worlds of film, academia, media, and performing art on the under-explored phenomenon of celebrity. Discover how the next 100 years of celebrity will continue to shape creativity, culture and society.
Capturing the hearts of many, Chanel N°5 is undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous perfumes. This iconic perfume is known to be an ultimate choice for sophisticated women around the world. However, its complex blend of florals including lily of the valley and ylang-ylang combined with a deliciously woody undertone. It came out more than just a scent of a perfume, it’s a cultural phenomenon. To celebrate 100 years of the classic fragrance, henceforth, Chanel House has released a short film alongside individual video vignettes. The films are conveying ‘thought provoking international voices to reflect on the ever-evolving notion of celebrity’. The films will feature six esteemed celebrities from the worlds of dance, journalism and the arts.
Appearing in the films are celebrities including:
- The former editor of Vanity Fair Graydon Carter
- Writer & blogger Hung Huang
- Cognitive scientist Laurie Santos
- Dance prodigy Lil Buck
- French prima ballerina Marie-Agnès Gillot
- French actress & the face of Chanel N°5, Marion Cotillard
Together with, it represents a diverse range of disciplines and geographies worldwide, each speaker offers their unique perspective on how the notion of celebrity continues to shape and reshape culture, creativity, and society.