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Chanel is a name that has become synonymous with luxury and sophistication in the world of fashion and beauty. Over the years, the brand has released many iconic fragrances that have stood the test of time and continue to be popular among perfume enthusiasts. Among these is the Chanel Chance perfume range, which features a collection of unique and alluring scents that embody the spirit of the modern woman. In this ultimate guide, I will explore the different fragrances in the Chanel Chance range, including their key notes, characteristics, and the occasions they are best suited for. Whether you are a die-hard Chanel fan or simply looking for a new signature scent, this guide will help you discover the perfect Chanel Chance perfume for you. Since the release of the original Chanel Chance Eau de Parfum in 2005, Chanel have launched six versions of Chanel Chance, this article explains the difference between them all.

PerfumeReleaseFragrance Notes
Chanel Chance Eau de Parfum2002Patchouli, Pink Pepper, Musk
Chanel Chance Eau de Toilette2003Patchouli, Pineapple, Musk, Lemon
Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche Eau de Toilette2007Lemon, Cedar, Vetiver
Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Toilette2010Quince, Grapefruit, Hyacinth
Chanel Chance Eau Vive Eau de Toilette2015Blood Orange, Grapefruit, Jasmine
Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Parfum2019Rose, Quince, Grapefruit
Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche Eau de Parfum2023Teak Wood, Citrus, Aldehyde

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Chanel Chance Eau de Parfum

In my view, the original Chanel Chance Eau de Parfum is the longest lasting perfume in the range. It’s a classy musky patchouli and jasmine which can become your signature scent. I’ve known a few people who wore this every day, and they definitely did always have this scent around them. It’s quite a simple and clean scent, appropriate for work and professional environments. I wouldn’t say it was a night time fragrance.

Chanel Chance Eau de Toilette

Chanel Chance Eau de Toilette is a lighter interpretation of the original. Broadly similar, it has some pineapple and lemon notes which come through, making it fresher. The heart notes of hyacinth, jasmine add a floral dimension, but the patchouli base of the Eau de Parfum isn’t as noticeable.

I believe Chanel Chance Eau de Toilette has been discontinued. It’s still available in the UK at Sephora, and in the US

Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche

Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche was the first flanker to be released for Chanel Chance. It’s one for people who really like cedar fragrance notes; it feels like walking through a cedar forest surrounded by the fresh green scent of nature.

Overall, Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche is a light and refreshing fragrance that is perfect for warm weather or everyday wear. It has a clean and uplifting scent that is not too overpowering, making it suitable for both casual and formal occasions. I also find it the most unisex fragrance in the Chanel Chance range.

Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche Eau de Parfum

2023 sees the launch of Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche Eau de Parfum. This is a heaver fragrance than the original Eau Fraiche. It’s a crisp, woody fragrance which uses an exquisite teak wood note to create a deep and warm scent. The freshness of the original is echoes with a citrus top note, and there are also hints of Chanel No 5 with an airy aldehyde note. I think this is a very unisex fragrance and the lasting power is much better than Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche Eau de Toilette.

Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Toilette

In 2010 Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Toilette was released. With pink branding, this is the most girly in the range with a fresh fruity and slightly sweet feel to it. The main notes at first are quince and grapefruit, in time some floral notes come in including hyacinth and the jasmine of the original.

Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Parfum

Personally I prefer the 2019 Chanel Chance Eau Tende Eau de Parfum. Not only is this stronger and better for lasting, but the hyacinth has been replaced by rose, which has more body and makes this just a bit more interesting than the original Tendre Eau de Toilette.

Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Parfum

Chanel Chance Eau Vive

Chanel Chance Eau Vive, released in 2015, is a burst of fresh citrus blood orange and grapefruit. Perfect for humid weather, it’s a very refreshing day scent. There is also the jasmine of the original in Chanel Chance, and the vetiver green note from Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche. Again, this is an Eau De Toilette so don’t expect it to last all day.

If you’re a fan of orange fragrances, check out my article on the best orange perfumes.

Soki London

Sophie is the perfume enthusiast behind Soki London. She reviews the latest perfumes and entire perfume ranges on her YouTube channel and website.