Above: First known representation of Chanel N°5 perfume by famous sketch artist of the era, Sem, 1921
Above: Warhol's 1985 Chanel N°5 screen print. Top left: Family photographs of me and my mother. Bottom left: American Soldiers queuing outside Chanel shop on rue Cambon, Paris, 1945. Below: The evolution of the Chanel N°5 bottle.
Clockwise from top: Coco Chanel in Chanel N°5 advert in Harper's Bazaar USA, 1937. American Soldiers queuing outside Chanel shop on rue Cambon, Paris, 1945. Marilyn Monroe on the cover of Life magazine, April 1952.
Clockwise from top right: Chanel N°5 Bath campaign starring Ali McGraw, 1966. Suzy Parker for Chanel N°5 shot by Richard Avedon, 1957. Carole Bouquet for Chanel N°5, 1986. Catherine Deneuve for Chanel N°5, shot by Richard Avedon, 1972.
Clockwise from top left: Warhol's 1985 Chanel N°5 screen print series, 1985. Poster from N°5 Culture Chanel Exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, 2013. The Scent of Empires by Karl Schlögel, 2021. Behind the scenes of Baz Lurmann's Chanel N°5 campaign film, starring Nicole Kidman, 2003.