Soap No 5

By Fatou Diop

When soap comes into contact with water, it produces a gentle, creamy foam with a softness that caresses leaving the skin supple, soft, and lightly fragrant. But what about a tranquil moment laced with the N°5 magic? Find out more in Soap N0 5 

Gabrielle Chanel commissioned Ernest Beaux in 1921 to develop “a woman’s perfume with a woman’s fragrance,” which was powerful and unique. The nose presented a forward-thinking formulation that utilized aldehydes (Aldehydes are a bit like ‘rocket fuel’ in scent, giving a ‘whoosh’ to a fragrance, and have the power to make a perfume truly sparkle and effervesce.) in a novel way. Mademoiselle choose the fragrance’s number 5 version that the nose created and opted to maintain the number as a simple name. The perfume’s original aroma, as well as its name and bottle, both of which are of exceptional simplicity, revolutionize the history of perfumery. 

A new soap set was created to voluptuously bring to life the smooth harmony of rose and jasmine that makes up N°5, to bring the flowery Jasmine and Rose bouquet to life.

The scent can be expressed through a whole routine. The bath, the body, and the skin. A bath, as we know encourages periods of relaxation and abandonment, lulled by the fragrance’s perfume, for complete immersion in the universe of N°5. The hydrating body products provide genuine moments of self-love. So the soap, which gently perfumes the skin, can be the first step in the scent ritual.

This five-set of individual soaps, infused with the iconic Maison fragrance, are all housed in a black and white coffret reminiscent of the packaging of N°5. 

They are wrapped in soy paper and secured with a CHANEL cachet. Each soap, shaped like a lid of a perfume bottle, with the cachet reminiscent of the baudruchage (sealing a perfume bottle ) of the flacon N°5, which is carefully removed to release the fragrance. 

Un coffret en édition limitée, to give or to receive.

To find out more please visit Here at Chanel.Com

If you enjoyed reading Soap no 5 then find out more about the history of the perfume Here in Radiates Forever

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