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Buro 24/7 exclusive: The making of Chanel's Gabrielle fragrance bottle

Buro 24/7 exclusive: The making of Chanel's Gabrielle fragrance bottle

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Text: Faizal Dahlawia

Editor: Shannon Wylie


Image: Chanel

Step onto Chanel's work floor and discover the craftsmanship and artistry behind the creation of a fragrance icon. Buro 24/7 Middle East has inside access...

A month before the release of its highly anticipated Gabrielle fragrance, French luxury brand 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...

Inside the making of Chanel's Gabrielle fragrance bottle

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. 

Inside the making of Chanel's Gabrielle fragrance bottle

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

Inside the making of Chanel's Gabrielle fragrance bottle

Finally, the packaging was inspired by the maison's seasonal collections and perfectly complements the scented masterpiece within.

Inside the making of Chanel's Gabrielle fragrance bottle

Inside the making of Chanel's Gabrielle fragrance bottle

Chanel's new Gabrielle fragrance is set to be available at all leading beauty counters on September 1, 2017. In the meantime, discover Chanel's Fall/Winter '17 collection showcased during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week

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