Chanel No. 5 is the One Gisele Wants
After a few sneak peeks and much anticipation,Baz Luhrmann’s latest epic film has arrived — this time again for Chanel.
The short feature stars Gisele Bündchen as the modern-day Daisy Buchanan, catching waves on a Chanel surfboard to a sultry update of Grease’s “You’re The One That I Want” (another Luhrmann signature). Her mystery man disappears from their gorgeous home in the Hamptons, leaving their child and a note behind. Bündchen doesn’t let it bother her though, pushing forward with a photoshoot and a trip to a nightclub in the city (remember the bridge scene from the movie?) to meet up with him, all the while dripping in diamonds in the shape of 5’s.
The parallels between short film and The Great Gatsby are pretty apparent, and were confirmed by Luhrmann himself in an interview with The Telegraph. “They [Gisele and mystery husband] live in the Hamptons,” he explained. “They cross that same bridge the Buchanans do. They spend time in New York nightclubs. They've hit a spot in their marriage. Does Daisy love her husband or not? That's the question Fitzgerald leaves unanswered… It seemed more honest for her to have doubts. The idea of having it all and what that means seems interesting…”
Regardless of whether they’ll have a happily ever after – though it seems likely – the film is a true feast for the eyes, with plenty of #CCertified Easter eggs to enjoy.
Haven’t seen it yet? Check out the short film below: