Mona Di Orio Eau Absolue 75mL
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Eau Absolue is a memoir steeped in Mona di Orio’s love for the Mediterranean. Composed in her signature olfactory chiaroscuro construction, the scent envelopes in joyous warmth.
Eau Absolue effervesces like a summer breeze carrying a zestful bouquet of bergamot, mandarin, clementine and petitgrain. These bright, convivial citruses splash against the epicurean spice of pink peppercorn.
The scent becomes earthy and softly floral, with whispers of geranium, dry vetiver and balsamic St. Thomas bay leaf. The nocturnal shade intensifies, arching ever deeper, until plunging directly into a caress of cistus labdanum, the ambry smell of the Mediterranean, and sensual musk, an elegant and intoxicating denouement.
Sicilian bergamot, clementine, petitgrain, Chinese litsea cubeba, Egyptian geranium, vetiver from Java and Haiti, Jamaican St. Thomas bay leaf, Peruvian pink peppercorn, Virginia cedarwood, musk, cistus labdanum.
MAISON MONA DI ORIO
Maison Mona di Orio defines unconventional perfume traditions that align olfactory chiaroscuro with the richness of golden age perfumery and uncompromising luxury. In the spirit of Haute Parfumerie, Maison perfumes bloom on skin revealing a harmonious orchestration of light, art and nature.
Founded in 2004, Maison Mona di Orio was created by the perfumer, Mona di Orio, and designer, Jeroen Oude Sogtoen, as a union of their mutual love of art and artisanal craftsmanship. Mona trained in classical perfumery for ten years alongside world-renowned perfumer Edmond Roudnitska.
Influenced by light and nature, Mona sought to capture the quintessence of an ingredient. She constructed fragrances as a composer, playing on harmonies and melodies that develop with skin.
Her characteristic style is a journey of light and dark elements with lively, sparkling notes that recall the joyous moment of opening a bottle of champagne, layered with dark, seductive nuances and mysterious pleasures. With a distinct focus on craft and quality, raw materials are carefully selected and controlled by Accords et Parfum in Cabris, the prestigious atelier founded by Mona’s master, Monsieur Roudnitska, and known for their standards of excellence.
With the highest quality ingredients, Mona achieved unique identity and credibility with her constructions that seem almost minimalist in formula, yet strikingly faceted in composition and a lasting sillage.