Monday, November 19, 2012

The Intimate History of Chanel N°5

After the catastrophic Brad Pitt No.5 campaign (largely faulty due to the horrendous script), Chanel goes all damage control and employs Marilyn Monroe at their Inside Chanel microsite.


The“Marilyn and N°5” video is part two of a larger Inside Chanel campaign that is available at


  1. Anonymous19:54

    This should have been their first and only choice.

  2. Right on! I don't get it. This is so much nicer.

  3. Anonymous19:10

    Good save! Well played, Chanel.

  4. Finally, I might add. I thought Pitt was lurking in every corner this past month.

  5. Anonymous19:39

    I commented somewhere that it took seven million dollars and Brad Pitt to undo what Marilyn did with a one-liner. Well, Chanel just realised that but did they have to make their panic so obvious? The red marker lines circling the quote and the "cut here" lines around the bottle are too much! Even if they had forgotten all about Marilyn we can still remember. No need to shout about it.

  6. Miss Heliotrope06:42

    What's the smell of desperation?


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