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Monday, December 1, 2014

Missoni by Missoni c1981

Missoni by Missoni: launched in 1981. Also known as "Missoni Donna". Created by Maurice Roucel and Trudi Loren.


Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as a fresh mossy leather chypre fragrance for women with fruity top notes and a warm, woodsy base.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, blackcurrant buds (cassie), acacia, raspberry, hyacinth and bergamot
  • Middle notes: lily of the valley, violet, carnation, iris, jasmine, ylang-ylang, rose and geranium
  • Base notes: leather, sandalwood, honey, amber, vetiver, patchouli, musk, civet, oakmoss and styrax

Bottles:

Presented in a bottle designed by Pierre Dinand. The perfume wins the Fragrance Foundation Award for best packaging in 1982.



Fate of the Fragrance:


Discontinued, date unknown.

Reformulated and relaunched in 2006.

So what does the reformulation smell like? It is classified as a fruity floral fragrance for women with a light, woodsy base. It is not the same as the original.
  • Top notes: bergamot, mandarin and spicy orange
  • Middle notes: magnolia, peony, wild rose and Japanese apple
  • Base notes: pear tree, chocolate, hazelnuts and amber

The new version is available in the following:
  • 30ml Eau de Parfum 
  • 50ml Eau de Parfum 
  • 100ml Eau de Parfum
  • 6ml Parfum
  • 15ml Parfum


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