Enjoy the rays of sun and the typical atmosphere of the Côte d'Azur without being there, it is the promise of the new perfume Paris-Riviera of Chanel . Launched in 2018, the "Les Eaux de Chanel" collection, which already has Paris-Biarritz , Paris-Deauville and Paris-Venise , welcomes just in time for the summer holidays this new juice, inspired by one of Gabrielle's favorite destinations. Chanel , and imagined by the perfumer Olivier Polge . Rare and exclusive, this new motionless fugue will be published for only one year until May 31, 2020.
Promise of azure and sun bursts, the Riviera evokes an enveloping softness and the idleness of the summer. Adorned with this fragrance composed of neroli jasmine and orange blossoms, we already imagine mop the hair in the wind installed in the passenger seat of a convertible rolling on a coast winding between the Alps and the Mediterranean. The creator of the French house was also adept at this kind of time suspended in time. Initiated by her friend Misia Sert who has just opened the doors of the Orient by making her discover Venice, Gabrielle Chanel begins to visit the Riviera in 1920. She does not hesitate to join Monaco by car with the Grand Duke Dimitri . Other times, it is the Blue Train that leads to the south: a transport made famous in 1924 by Serge Diaghilev who makes a ballet of the same name whose costumes will be entrusted to Miss Chanel. On a yacht in Monte-Carlo, at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco, at the Société des Bains de Mer, on the heights of Cannes or the fishing port of Saint-Tropez, Gabrielle Chanel will make the French Riviera her favorite playground. But it is finally more to the East, in Roquebrune, that she will definitely put down her suitcases by building a villa that she calls La Pausa. She receives many personalities like Jean Cocteau and Salvador Dalí .
Citrus woven from Sicily and Calabria, Paris-Riviera joins these waters of toilet inviting the voyage, and the desire to take off. With "Les Eaux de Chanel", it is thus useless to move to feel the elsewhere on his skin. It's not so much the finish line that counts, but the idea of the getaway and the imaginary it feeds. In the space of a vaporization, the Paris-Riviera eau de toilette offers a summer snapshot. A promise of azure and sun on the skin. A one-way trip on a mythical Mediterranean shore.
125 ml bottle, available in limited edition until May 31, 2020 in the Chanel boutiques and on the chanel.com website.