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This clip of Jonson’s fall runway show in 1989 is full of leggings, dresses, and skirts that look straight out of a modern day Betsey Johnson collection. And we can’t help but notice the immense theatrics.
Perfume commercials are notoriously strange and certainly kitschy, but when we stumbled upon this 80s ad for Yves Saint Laurent’s Opium perfume starring Linda Evangelista, we were left speechless and inclined to watch it on repeat. The storyline for the thirty second spot appears to have something to do with organized crime, ninjas, torchlit temples, and a loincloth clothed man-slave who is inexplicably obsessed with the scent of Opium.
Chanel No. 5, created in 1921, was Coco’s first fragrance and unlike most other perfumes, no changes have ever been made to alter its scent. It is estimated that that a bottle of the scent is sold every 55 seconds throughout world. The fragrance may have remained the same, but the advertising certainly hasn’t. Today’s Time Warp pays homage to five of our favorite Chanel No. 5 advertisements of all time.