Marilyn and N°5.: What do you wear to bed?
“Just a few drops of N°5.” Chanel tells us the story behind this quote, in the words of Marilyn Monroe herself. The new film on Inside CHANEL web platform launched this fall explores what inspired Marilyn’s world-famous reply.
In the 1950s the glamour of Chanel No. 5 was reignited by the celebrity of Monroe. Actress’ unsolicited endorsement of the fragrance provided Chanel No. 5 iconic scent status and invaluable publicity. In a 1954 interview, when asked what she wore to bed, the movie star provocatively responded: “five drops of Chanel No. 5.”
Experience this intimate moment with the icon, made public for the first time. Listen to Marilyn Monroe talking about Chanel No. 5.