Chanel: The Art of Creating Perfume. Flowers of the French Riviera

Author(s): Lionel Pailles

Fashion & Textiles

Chanel No. 5 has been made with flowers from the same picturesque patch of land between the Alps and the Mediterranean, known as the Pegomas Valley, since the perfume was created, in 1921. Every year hundreds of pounds of flowers are cultivated, picked, and distilled, following secret traditions. For the first time, the artisanal techniques used to create the world's most coveted perfumes are revealed. The six-volume collection contains a book on each of the main five flowers from which all Chanel perfumes are made--centifolia rose, iris, jasmine, geranium, and tuberose--with the final book profiling the creators and detailing the process. This beautiful and lavish gift offers a fascinating look into the storied brand of Chanel and the art of making perfume.


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Lionel Pailles is a perfume expert that writes for a wide variety of fashion magazines such as Grazia, Culte(s) and Cosmetique Mag. He anchors a radio chronicle dedicated to perfumes and fashion called "Gouts de Luxe (BFM) and writes a blog on the same subject, Belles molecules. He is the director of a documentary on Mathilde Laurent, who creates perfume for Cartier.

General Fields

  • : 9781419719387
  • : ABRAMS
  • : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • : September 2016
  • : 251mm X 216mm
  • : United States
  • : July 2016
  • : books

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  • : 316
  • : BOX
  • : Other book format
  • : Lionel Pailles