Posts Tagged ‘Chanel’

You never forget the first time. There are hundreds of ways one could preface this simply awesome short film on Chanel N. 5… let’s just say that this brief glimpse into the world’s most famous parfum is both a treat for the eyes and a tour of the history behind the iconic fragrance.


In case you haven’t heard, Chanel made many headlines this week when Ines de la Fressange, 53, walked the Chanel show. The former French supermodel’s return to the runway (after one appearance in 2009) was greeted with a level of excitement one would associate with rock stars and teenage girls. Take one glance at de […]


I am always on the look out for a new perfume. My usual Chanel is great but I’m in the mood for something different. Of course, my expectations are quite high: nicely designed bottle, a name that doesn’t make me cringe, the perfect scent and something that isn’t worn on every teen, college woman and […]


Tonight I am attending the first in a series of four lectures on the Decorative Arts. This annual symposium is organized by the Alliance Française of Chicago and brings in experts to lecture on a series topic. The 2009 symposium is titled: Les Maisons Françaises de Luxe: Lalique, Van Cleef & Arpels and Chanel. Tonight […]