Chanel taps Oscar winner Marion Cotillard as new face of N°5 fragrance

This is the first time to Parisian actress has appeared as a muse for a fragrance brand

Luxury brand Chanel has tapped French actress Marion Cotillard to front the new advertising campaign for its iconic N°5 fragrance.

This is the first time the Oscar-winning actress has tied herself to a fragrance.

Chanel described the Parisian singer-songwriter as ‘authentic, committed and generous’.

The announcement read: “Marion Cotillard takes her unique perspective from film to film, creating an exceptional destiny as a free woman.

“The perfect incarnation of French natural beauty, Marion Cotillard has an irresistible ‘je ne sais quoi’ that’s all her own.

“She is bringing her elegance to the image of the iconic N°5 fragrance.”

The campaign is expected to be unveiled later this year.

Chanel has previously worked with A-listers including Lily Rose Depp, Teddy Quinlivan and Margot Robbie.

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