Yet another sign that Chanel No. 5 is not the fragrance for me

Perfumes are very personal.  What can smell wonderful on one person can smell vile on another.  Chanel No. 5 does not work well with me, nor do I like it much on other people.  There.  I’ve now admitted my bias.

Acknowledging my prejudice is important, because it might explain my incomprehension at using a disheveled, vaguely-dirty looking Brad Pitt to sell this fragrance:

Is it my bias speaking or is that a less than appealing advertisement for a classic product?