Leave it to Chanel to position on quite a production. Final night, to commemorate the centennial of the Chanel N°5 fragrance, the beautiful rental hosted a fête unparalleled of such an occasion. N°5, because the maison will explain you, changed into one of the first scents created by a lady, Gabrielle Coco Chanel. As vogue lore has it, Ms. Chanel thought to be five a fortunate quantity; it changed into additionally the quantity scribbled on the bottle of the perfume’s prototype—and so Chanel “quantity five” it can perchance be. Nothing looking an extravaganza would impress for the loved fragrance’s 100th birthday derive collectively.
The French vogue rental took over The the massive apple’s Rockefeller Heart, ice rink (which changed into emblazoned with N°5) and all. Guests including Chanel-regulars Lily Allen, Kristine Froseth, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Phoebe Tonkin, and Rebecca Dayan had been all level to and bedecked in tweedy Chanel coats and blazers. The ever, after all, took procedure out of doors and layers had been encouraged.
Guests arrived at Fifth Avenue and 50th Avenue to ranking the installation Chanel N°5 within the Stars (that would possibly per chance well perchance even be up November 6 by 12). The initiating-air level to delves into the historic previous of the fragrance, with towering silhouettes of N°5 and its varied iterations and bottle shapes at some level of the previous hundred years.
Attendees kept warm with Champagne, cinnamon-stick garnished cocktails, diminutive scorching dogs, teeny hamburgers, and warm roasted nuts. All americans changed into eager for a special performance but who that changed into changed into a mystery. First came song from the Brass Queens Band, next came a routine (to Burno Mars’s tunes) from Elladj Baldé. And at long final—by this time guests had been rather frosty within the 40-degree temps—out came Mary J. Blige. In a full-on silvery sequined Chanel bodysuit, the hip-hop icon changed into the cherry on top of an already perfect-looking night.