The making of Chanel’s Gabrielle fragrance bottle


Come on, step onto Chanel’s work floor and discover the craftsmanship and artistry behind the creation of a fragrance icon.

A month before the release of its highly anticipated Gabrielle fragrance, maison Chanel has shared an exclusive look at the making of the bottle. Discover the making of the Chanel Gabrielle fragrance now from the first sketches…


Then, after years of creative processes and development, the square glass vessel was created from composite glass – codenamed Glass 15 which includes sand, soda ash, lime and broken glass – and was masterfullly heated to ensure the final product was as smooth as it was aesthetically stunning. 


Meanwhile, the cap was specially molded and dipped in a mixture of gold and silver before receiving the trademark stamp at the top. 


Finally, the packaging was inspired by the maison’s seasonal collections and perfectly complements the scented masterpiece within. A lesson in purity. Audaciously simple. it reveals the full radiance of the fragrance.


The fragrance appears to be suspended weightlessly within the striking, square bottle crafted of ultra-thin glass, as the four transparent sides fade into the background to let the light shine through. The label and the stopper have the same shape and indefinable lamé colour, a delicate balance between gold and silver, and the interior is warmed with an even more resplendent gold. Nestled in an imprint of its silhouette, the bottle is carefully protected by a precious interior sleeve.

Chanel’s new Gabrielle fragrance is set to be available at all leading beauty counters on September 1, 2017.





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