What is the original Coco Chanel perfume?

5 was the first perfume launched by French couturier Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in 1921. The scent formula for the fragrance was compounded by French-Russian chemist and perfumer Ernest Beaux.

What does Coco original smell like?

Coco Eau de Parfum Chanel for women The nose behind this fragrance is Jacques Polge. Top notes are Bulgarian Rose, Coriander, Peach, Jasmine and Mandarin Orange; middle notes are Cloves, Rose, Orange Blossom, Mimosa and Clover; base notes are Amber, Sandalwood, Tonka Bean, Civet, Opoponax, Vanilla and Labdanum.

How can I tell if my Coco Chanel perfume is real?

The colour and smell: If you’ve had Coco Mademoiselle before, you’ll know it’s pink. The fake was yellow / brown in colour. That was the first real alarm bell. The second one was, as you’d expect, the smell.

Which is the best Coco Chanel perfume?

Best Chanel Perfumes

  • COCO MADEMOISELLE Eau de Parfum Intense. Powerful Scent. This fragrance provides a long-lasting, intense scent.
  • COCO Eau de Toilette. Popular Choice.
  • COCO MADEMOISELLE Eau de Toilette Spray. Modern Choice.
  • CHANCE EAU TENDRE Eau de Toilette. Zesty Scent.
  • ALLURE Eau de Toilette. Best for Everyday Use.

What does Coco Chanel No 5 smell like?

A highly complex blend of aldehydes and florals – including rose, ylang-ylang, jasmine, lily of the valley and iris – layered over a warm, woody base of vetiver, sandalwood, vanilla, amber and patchouli – this perfume satisfies Chanel’s request that No. 5 smell like a “composition” rather than any single flower.

Is Chanel Coco the same as Coco Mademoiselle?

How is it different? Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense retains the original orange and bergamot zestiness, with a backbone of wood, but the proportions of a double distilled patchouli have been increased, with added Tonka bean and vanilla to apparently lend Coco M a particularly irresistible quality.