I have always been inspired by the story of Coco Chanel and the empire that she created. She was powerful at a time in history when women where not given a voice and her approach to fashion has created a timeless classic look synonymous with the French fashion house. None more so than the best selling perfume the world over, N0 5.

The story of how this famous perfect bottle of liquid gold came to be the best seller is the start of a series that looks in to the world of Coco Chanel’s empire and the mark that it has left on us for 100 years.

Take an inside look here at the world of Chanel