N°5 Parfum

More details

Ref. 120150

$340

3 Sizes Available

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

PRODUCT

When Gabrielle Chanel created N°5 Parfum with perfumer Ernest Beaux in 1921, she launched a revolution in a bottle. It was the first of its kind — ground-breaking for Beaux’s innovative use of aldehydes, or synthetic components which add layers of complexity, making N°5 shockingly modern in an era of single-note scents. As the most potent symbol of the luxurious simplicity for which Chanel is renowned, N°5 has since become more than a fragrance. It is an olfactory heritage: an idea of femininity, a masterpiece of chic, passed on from generation to generation. The now and forever fragrance.


Designed in 1921 by Gabrielle Chanel herself, the simple lines and incredibly plain white label of The Classic Bottle were as surprising as the fragrance. The chiseled stopper, cut like a diamond, was inspired by the geometry of the Place Vendôme that Gabrielle could gaze at from the balcony of her room at the Ritz in Paris. Over the years, only subtle changes have been made to the original design in order to preserve its stunningly contemporary aesthetic.


Since the creation of N°5, Chanel has practiced the art of baudruchage to seal bottles of parfum. Performed entirely by hand, the technique consists of placing a fine membrane over the neck of the bottle and holding it in place with two rows of pearl-cotton thread. It is then closed with a wax seal. From this moment, a pact of exclusiveness is sealed: the bottle can only be opened by the woman for whom it is destined.

COMPOSITION

A bouquet of abstract flowers is how Gabrielle Chanel described N°5, a floral-aldehydic fragrance whose formula requires no less than eighty ingredients. At first, the scent unfolds with a stunning surge of Ylang-Ylang and Neroli (bitter orange tree blossom). Then, a perfect harmony of voluptuous May Rose and sensuous Jasmine from Grasse emerges, followed by a vibrant woody base of Sandalwood, Bourbon Vetiver and Vanilla. An ever-changing fragrance with no single dominant note, N°5 boasts the incredible power of being able to be interpreted differently based on the wearer, thus revealing each woman’s uniqueness.

ART OF PERFUMING

Parfum is the most precious, concentrated and long-lasting form of fragrance, with its own specific application. Gabrielle Chanel's advice was to apply it "wherever you would like to be kissed." Neck, wrist, décolleté… Apply a drop of Parfum on each pulse point, letting it develop on your skin and feeling the fragrance echo the beat of your heart.

Go back to DESCRIPTION

More information

SIZE

1 FL. OZ.

List of Ingredients

ALCOHOL | PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) | LINALOOL | COUMARIN | HYDROXYCITRONELLAL | GERANIOL | ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE | LIMONENE | CITRONELLOL | BENZYL BENZOATE | EUGENOL | CINNAMYL ALCOHOL | BENZYL SALICYLATE | BENZYL ALCOHOL | CITRAL | FARNESOL | BENZYL CINNAMATE | ISOEUGENOL | CINNAMAL | IL70-1

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. To confirm that a CHANEL product is suitable for your personal use, please consult the list of ingredients that is included on our product packaging.

CHANEL 92 200 Neuilly-sur-Seine

Go back to MORE DETAILS

Reviews

N°5

parfum

Overall rating 5.0 / 5.0

63 reviews

  • Rating 5 Cassie 29/10/2021

    Been wearing the eau de parfum and decided to get the perfume. I love the way it wears and all of a sudden the scent comes back. I thought it was someone else, but it was me! How delightful, I love it!! 

    Was this review helpful?

    Purchase date: 01/10/2021 Verified purchaser

  • Rating 5 Ann 04/10/2021

    Simply beautiful 

    Was this review helpful?

    Purchase date: 06/09/2021 Verified purchaser

  • Rating 5 Guest 10/04/2021

    always ELEGANT...always FABULOUS 

    Was this review helpful?

    Purchase date: 11/03/2021 Verified purchaser

Go back to Reviews

Questions & Answers

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Guidelines and Terms of Use
Browse 17 questions Browse 17 questions and 26 answers
Why did you choose this?
CHANEL Store
My wife deserves the best and this is the largest amount of pure Parfum that I could get for her
Guest T on Dec 3, 2021
Wife's favorite by far
Guest O on Jun 19, 2021
My wife deserves the best and this is the largest amount of pure Parfum that I could get for her
Guest T on Dec 3, 2021
My wife's favorite
Louis G on Sep 9, 2021
Wife's favorite by far
Guest O on Jun 19, 2021
The wife’s favorite!
Robert P on Jun 2, 2021
I've used No5 for years - decades - and can't live without it.
Patricia E on May 8, 2021
My favorite - annual order
Patricia B on May 1, 2021
Love it. Thanks.
Paul A on May 1, 2021
My wife loves the parfum no5.
Mark S on Apr 30, 2021
My wife's favorite
Louis G on Sep 9, 2021
The wife’s favorite!
Robert P on Jun 2, 2021
Email address ?
Helen C on Sep 21, 2021
BEST ANSWER: You may contact Chanel Customer Care using the following email address: customercare@chanelusa.com
Do you apply it with a finger or by using the top (cap) of the bottle?
Victoria G on Jun 4, 2021
BEST ANSWER: Parfum is the most precious, concentrated and long-lasting form of fragrance, with its own specific application. Gabrielle Chanel's advice was to apply it "wherever you would like to be kissed." Neck, wrist, décolleté… Apply a drop of Parfum using your finger on each pulse point, letting it develop on your skin and feeling the fragrance echo the beat of your heart.
Go back to Q&A
Go back to Online Services

N°5

Parfum - 1 FL. OZ.

$340