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Coco Chanel Introduces Chanel No. 5 (1921) Options
Daemon
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Coco Chanel Introduces Chanel No. 5 (1921)

Chanel No. 5—one of the best-known perfumes in the world—was the first fragrance from Parisian couturier Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel. It is rumored that five was Chanel's lucky number, and that she liked option number five best when given numbered sample scents during the development of her iconic perfume. Created at a time when "respectable" women favored the pure scents of garden flowers, No. 5 provocatively blended jasmine and a glandular secretion harvested from what cat-like animal? More...
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...except for the necessary exclusion of natural civet and certain nitro-musk




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Andy Warhol And Chanel No 5



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ARTIST:
ANDY WARHOL

TITLE:
Ads: Chanel no 5

MEDIUM:
Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board.

YEAR:
1985

SIZE:
38" x 38"
Joy Frohlich
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The cat like animal is the civet. The method of getting the civet to excrete the "stuff" is often considered cruel. I do not really think about it as I think expensive perfume is a waste of money.
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Perfume d'oh! Anxious!!!
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