Maison Mona di Orio is an Amsterdam based fragrance house founded in 2004 by Mona di Orio and Jeroen Oude Sogtoen. Mona di Orio is a classically trained perfumer, having had the great honour, as a young girl, of working alongside the famous Edmond Roudnitska. Mona developed a style of perfumery that reinforces the richness, complexity and originality of fragrances that recall the glories of the golden age of perfumery in the 1920’s and ‘30’s: unconventional parfum traditions.
With a distinct focus on craft and quality, all creations are manufactured in France by the company that finds its origin in the glorious era time of Mona’s master, making sure the best available quality is selected, giving the brand a unique identity and credibility.
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...Mona di Orio
Inspired by Marchesa Casati, the legendary patron of the arts and muse of eccentricity, known for her extravagant dark fashion and lavish fetes replete with exotic animals, gilded servants, and an infectious waft of incense and mystery that surrounded her.Mona di Orio
Eau de Parfum. Nuit Noire elicits the steaming sensuality of a dark, sultry night in North Africa, exotic, spicy, and animalic. A strikingly carnal affair, the raw energy and heat at the start rises from floral notes colliding with woods, spices and leather, but as it is with lovers, this sophisticated floriental dries down richly intimate into a velvety...Mona di Orio
The enigmatic and much-prized essential oil of real oudh from Laos radiates from the centre of Mona di Orio’s “Oudh Osmanthus” casting a mystical spell on the other notes and highlighting their beauty. Since the dawn of time, due to its scarcity and cost, the precious oudh is a resin traditionally reserved for Gods and Majesties.Mona di Orio