Actress Anna Mouglalis does the voice over for this spot about Chanel perfume Olivier Polge.
[Chanel perfumer Olivier] Polge says he bears sustainability practices in mind “more than ever” when creating perfume. In the fields, there is the specific regeneration of bulbs – kept from one year to another (for tuberose, specifically), maintaining the water source with a specific irrigation system, while consumption is constantly monitored. In the Chanel factories, where essential oils are extracted via gentle steam distillation, sustainable energy sources are prioritised and monitored.
— Read more at From flower to fragrance: the craftsmanship of a Chanel perfume at Harper's Bazaar.
Yesterday afternoon, I walked a stretch of Paris’s gritty 19th arrondissement with a friend who lives here. “Every neighborhood has its own personality,” he said. “Yet it’s all Paris.” That’s a good way to describe the fragrances in Chanel’s Les Exclusifs line, including the latest, Chanel 1957. Each of the fragrances has its own personality, but each is Chanel. The difference is that 1957’s personality is enough like an aura to complement your own personality, too.
Olivier Polge composed 1957, and its notes include white musk, bergamot, iris, neroli, cedar, powdery accents and honey. In short, 1957 is all about layers of cloud-like musk…