Who makes Chanel perfume?


Quick Answer

The French fashion house Chanel produces the fragrance Chanel No5, the best-selling fragrance in the world according to The Guardian. Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel and Ernes Beaux first created Chanel No5 in 1921.

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Chanel No5 was the first fragrance made by a fashion house and has long been associated with celebrities. The perfume's popularity grew when actress Marilyn Monroe mentioned wearing it in a 1954 interview. During the 1970s, Chanel limited the availability of the fragrance and began a star-studded advertising campaign that contributes to the brand's air of exclusivity. While Chanel is largely known for the fragrance, the company also makes clothing and cosmetics.

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