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Chanel Coco is an iconic 1980s fragrance. Over time different versions of Chanel Coco have been released, including Chanel Coco Noir. This article explains what each version of Chanel Coco smells like and the difference between them.

PerfumeReleaseFragrance Notes
Chanel Coco Eau de Parfum1984Amber, Clove, Coriander
Chanel Coco Eau de Toilette1988Amber, Clove, Coriander
Chanel Coco Extrait de Parfum2012Amber, Clove, Rose
Chanel Coco Noir Eau de Parfum2012Geranium, Rose, Jasmine

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Chanel Coco Eau de Parfum

Chanel Coco Eau de Parfum is the predecessor to the super popular Coco Mademoiselle. This is a classic oriental amber fragrance which is typical of a fragrance released in the early 1980s. For me, the main fragrance notes are a warm Clove and Coriander; both of which make the scent spicy.

I find that Chanel Coco Eau de Parfum lasts pretty well and is one of the better Chanel fragrances when it comes to silage.

Chanel Coco Eau de Parfum

Chanel Coco Eau de Toilette

Personally, I find Chanel Coco Eau de Toilette to be a lighter version of, but the same scent as the Chanel Coco Eau de Parfum. Perhaps it would work well for summer time if you wear the parfum in the winter.

Chanel Coco Extrait de Parfum

The parfum version of Chanel Coco is a concentrated perfume which you dab on the skin rather than spray. As this fragrance develops on the skin I find that it brings out the Rose note more so than the Eau de Parfum, so it feels softer and more sensual.

Chanel Coco Noir Eau de Parfum

Chanel Coco Noir Eau de Parfum has the same DNA as the original Chanel Coco perfume but with a modern twist.

After a fresh citrus opening the heart fragrance notes of Geranium, Rose and Jasmine is revealed. Soon the warm base notes of Patchouli and a balmy Sandalwood take over and create a sensual and intriguing feel. The Olibanum note creates a creamy amber feel which for me is the main difference between Coco Noir and the original Chanel Coco.

I love the all black bottle, its something different from Chanel!

Chanel Coco Noir Eau de Parfum
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.