January 25, 2021

Flower Power Fuels Chanel Party

All the stops were pulled out for the party celebrating the new women’s fragrance Gabrielle Chanel in Paris on Tuesday night. For it, the house of Chanel took over a large swath of the Palais de Tokyo.
Kristen Stewart, Haider Ackermann and Daphne Guinness were among the attendees invited to explore rooms of the museum revealing various facets, including the spirit, of the perfume.
The first corridor, for instance, was set up like a maze with mirrored walls and floors lined with declarations of Gabrielle Chanel herself, such as: “I decided who I wanted to be and that is who I am.”
Cocktails ensued in the museum’s cavernous, rough-hewn space and on a terrace, which was followed by the surprise act of the night: A performance by Pharrell Williams.
“The concept — everything that the Chanel legacy is, added to it tonight is a beautiful, beautiful fragrance. There’s nothing like a beautiful smell,” said Williams, standing on stage before a packed crowd. “And I say that because back in my country, sometimes some conversations smell like s–t.
“A shout-out to Chanel for making a smell that can bring better scents and odors to this world,” the singer continued. “I don’t know about you, but nothing

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