Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Marilyn Monroe & Chanel No.5 / Inside Chanel Film



'What do you wear to bed?'
'Chanel No. 5'
The famous response that secured Chanel's life long connection with Marilyn Monroe, was just the tip of the ice berg as revealed in the short film released by the French fashion house. Archive footage is shown alongside recordings and statements that Chanel lay claim to. Not being the only one's to use the famous actress for promotion, Dior recreated Marilyn using CGI for their latest J'adore advertisement featuring Charlize Theron along side a digitally added Grace Kelly and Marlene Dietrich. It just goes to show, Monroe's glamour and appeal adds to our obsession and which may never fade away.



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