Inside Chanel, is a retrospective website that is dedicated to rediscovering the history of Chanel. Featuring a timeline of Chanel’s development, the site’s latest release is a glamorous short film about Marilyn Monroe’s famous relationship with Chanel N°5. Created to embrace the ritual of femininity, N°5 has been embraced by women the world over and not least because of Monroe’s favouring of the scent. In the wake of the short film, For the First Time, a four minute short that traces the origins of Chanel right up to their recent work with Brad Pitt, Inside Chanel presents Chapter 2, a snapshot of the intimate relationship between two of the most infamous names in the world.
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