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New York Stories: Life Without Zoe (1989)

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chanelrougenoir_bornunicornChanel Coco body lotion and a Chanel nail polish on Zoe’s bedside table.

I’m posting a picture of Rouge Noir because it’s the first Chanel dark polish which comes to my mind, but it’s clear it can’t be the shade seen in this film. As a matter of fact, Rouge Noir was released in 19995, six years after New York Stories.

New York Stories: Life Without Zoe (1989)

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Zoe Valdes (Heather McComb) keeps a giant bottle of Chanel no. 5 perfume on her desk.

Bonus read: an overview of the Chanel accessories and costume jewellery seen in the film. In the late 1980s Sofia Coppola wasn’t a director yet, but she worked on this film: she curated the costume and wardrobe department, wrote the screenplay with her father and designed the main titles.