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3.5

979 reviews

58%
would repurchase
4.2/5
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4.0
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a year ago

This is a review for the EDP. I don't understand the hype with this fragrance. I just smell fragranced soap and I disagree that its a classic, its dated. The lasting power is exceptional though. I...

About reviewer (1425 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Medium, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



5.0
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a year ago

After first trying Chanel No5 in the 1980s and deciding back then that "it's not for me", it took me until early January 2019 to sample the iconic perfume again at a duty free store, right before...

About reviewer (654 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGray


2.0
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a year ago

This is exactly what my grandmother smelled like. There is a note of nostalgia about that, as I remember the beautiful vivid blue cashmere coat she wore when we went to the opera or the ballet and...

About reviewer (1069 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesHazel


2.0
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a year ago

I bought this after knowing its history and the fact Marylin Monroe endorsed it. I wore it and my husband said it reminds him of old people esp his mother! I stopped wearing after that!

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBlack


2.0
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3 years ago

Edit- The strength and lasting power of this is more like an exceptionally weak EDT level not Parfum at all for a relatively recent batch. This is the 3rd time its happened to me with newer bottles...

About reviewer (194 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBrown, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


2.0
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3 years ago

I see so many perfume reviews that overuse the description "old lady perfume," but if there's any scent I'll use that description for this would be it. It's a classic so it's hard to knock it,...

About reviewer (123 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinVery Oily, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlack


5.0
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3 years ago

I remember wearing this twenty years ago in the EDT version. I also remember being a different, somewhat more pronounced fragrance than the one available today in Europe. Both the EDT, EDP and...

About reviewer (811 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


5.0
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4 years ago

it's soft not in your face and a little complicated. when i smell it i think meh. most of the women i know think meh or worse. but men. men love this stuff. so if you want to please men get some.

About reviewer (52 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGreen


3.0
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4 years ago

I adore distinctive, rich, bombastic classics... so I should love No. 5 more than I actually do. It’s instantly recognizable as itself; and its blend of clean aldehydes and creamy abstract florals...

About reviewer (280 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinNormal, Fair, Not Sure

HairRed, Other, Other

EyesBrown


1.0
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4 years ago

Years ago I thought this was wonderful, always tested it in stores and when I finally purchased the big bottle I found it included a strong smell akin to rubbing alcohol. I think I got a bad batch...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Other, Coarse

EyesBrown



4.0
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a year ago

This is a review for the EDP. I don't understand the hype with this fragrance. I just smell fragranced soap and I disagree that its a classic, its dated. The lasting power is exceptional though. I...

About reviewer (1425 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Medium, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



5.0
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a year ago

After first trying Chanel No5 in the 1980s and deciding back then that "it's not for me", it took me until early January 2019 to sample the iconic perfume again at a duty free store, right before...

About reviewer (654 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGray


2.0
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a year ago

This is exactly what my grandmother smelled like. There is a note of nostalgia about that, as I remember the beautiful vivid blue cashmere coat she wore when we went to the opera or the ballet and...

About reviewer (1069 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesHazel


2.0
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a year ago

I bought this after knowing its history and the fact Marylin Monroe endorsed it. I wore it and my husband said it reminds him of old people esp his mother! I stopped wearing after that!

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBlack


2.0
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3 years ago

Edit- The strength and lasting power of this is more like an exceptionally weak EDT level not Parfum at all for a relatively recent batch. This is the 3rd time its happened to me with newer bottles...

About reviewer (194 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBrown, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown