Chanel #22 by Chanel Perfume. Chanel No.
22 from Chanel is a floral, woody and powdery women’s fragrance that was meant to be a lighter version of the floral and musky Chanel No. 5. The top notes are aldehydes, neroli, lily-of-the-valley, orange blossom and tuberose, which combine with middle notes of jasmine, nutmeg, white rose and ylang-ylang. The base notes are iris, vetiver and vanilla, which blend together for a classical and silky fragrance. The flacon, with a minimalist black font
against a white background label, is a rectangular bottle with a smooth, rounded black stopper.
In 1910, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel started her first millinery shop in Paris, France and became one of the most prominent fashion designers by the 1920s. She is known for her couture, particularly for the timeless signature little black dress and Chanel suit. Her perfume business was launched with Chanel No. 5 in 1921, followed by Chanel No. 22 a year later. In 1924, French businessman Pierre Wertheimer became a partner in Chanel’s perfume business, owning the majority share while Chanel insisted on having complete control of the products. The Wertheimer family still operates the fragrance line today.
Born in 1883, the story of the early years of Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel has various versions, but what is known for a fact is that Chanel was taught to sew at a young age which gave her the basic skills to become one of the most iconic designers of our age. Chanel started out with a hat boutique in 1910 and by 1915 had two other boutiques that sold the simple and practical fashions of which she was to become known. Chanel shut down during...
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