Boy Chanel: Chanel’s Gender-Bending Perfume

“For his second fragrance creation in Chanel’s Les Exclusifs line, Olivier Polge gleaned inspiration from Arthur Capel, Gabrielle Chanel’s lover and benefactor. ‘The idea, I think, was in the house for a long time,” said the perfumer, who transported an idea from Chanel fashion: making a traditional men’s aesthetic feminine when sported by women.’” Read more at WWD.