The famous Italian designer Missoni is not only a family business producing glamorous clothing; a range of beautiful perfumes have been launched over the years by the brand.
Missoni was first established by Rosita and Ottavio (Tai) Missoni.
Fans of the brand will recognize Missoni for their distinctive knitwear in yellow, red, and brown tones, but the first perfume was launched in 1980.
Fragrances, in collaboration with Estee Lauder, were launched in 2006.
This brief guide will explore and celebrate 7 of the best fragrances by Missoni.
Best Missoni Perfumes:
Missoni Parfum Pour Homme
Missoni Parfum Pour Homme, first launched in 2017 by Missoni, is a creative and innovative scent designed for men. This scent is inspired by the powers of the sun in a Mediterranean environment. Fresh and aromatic, this scent is both masculine and passionate. A comforting blend of musk, patchouli, oak, sandalwood, and birch form the base notes, Notes of ginger, apple, and jasmine at the heart of this scent creates a contrasting, aromatic fusion, whilst a refreshing burst of lavender, lemon, and grapefruit provide immediate impact in the top notes.
Launched in 2006, Missoni is a passionate fragrance designed by Maurice Roucel and Trudi Loren to be worn by women. This scent was crafted in collaboration with Estee Lauder and is named after the family business founder. The stunning perfume bottle is designed in romantic hues of red, orange, and rose to symbolize emotions of love and passion whilst reflecting the colors of clothing by the Missoni brand. Ideal for daytime wear, Missoni is filled with distinctive floral and fruity aromas. The leading flavor in the base notes is indulgent Gianduja chocolate, blended with pear, hazelnuts, and amber. The top notes are intense and aromatic with chords of bergamot, mandarin, and spicy orange, flowing into middle notes of magnolia, peony, wild rose, and sweet Japanese apple.
Missoni (2015) Eau de Parfum
A fragrance designed for sensual, confident women, Missoni (2015) is distinctively fruity and floral in aroma. The face of the promotional advertising for this scent was model Elisa Sednaoui, and the scent itself was designed by expert perfumer Quentin Bisch. A soothing medley of tonka bean, sandalwood, and others compose the base notes, offering depth and longevity. The heart is a floral explosion of samba jasmine and sweet molecules of magnolia and petals. The top notes are a celebration of citrus fruit, with strong hints of pear complementing bergamot, lemon, and citron.
Designed exclusively for men by designer Christophe Raynaud, Missoni Wave is a bright, refreshing fragrance dominated by citrus notes launched recently in 2020. This scent is an ideal act as an everyday scent for the modern man. Heady base notes of vanilla orchid, oakmoss, patchouli, and Haitian vetiver are sensual and rich in atmosphere. The contrasting top notes are a fresh burst of cool sea notes, Sicilian mandarin, and the essence of citrus fruits. At heart is a herbal fusion of clary sage, lavender, rosemary, and Egyptian pelargonium.
Launched in 2007, Missoni Acqua is a floral fragrance inspired by the beauty of the ocean. Indeed, the perfume bottle for this scent is a stunning aquamarine green shade. Reminiscent of the beach and waters in Sardinia during summer, this scent is luscious and juicy. Designed exclusively for women as this scent was crafted by Trudi Loren and Maurice Roucel. The warm base notes are said to contain the true essence of sunlight, combined with iris and jasmine. The heart is a floral bouquet of peony, blue freesia, lily of the valley, and violet. Juicy and succulent, the top notes include chords of bergamot, grape, melon, and narcissus.
Missoni Eau de Toilette
A perfect summer scent, Missoni Eau de Toilette is a floral perfume dominated by citrus notes, designed by top perfumer Quentin Bisch. The face of the perfume was stunning model Elisa Sedanaoui. Inspired by the sunshine, the perfume bottle of this scent is adorned with vivid orange, yellow and red hues. Woody base notes of musk and white cedar are warm and soothing in sensation. The heart is a complex mix of freesia, peony, Rosyfolia, rose water, and heliotrope. The top notes and sharp, unique, and intense with chords of pink pepper, blood orange, water flowers, and Nashi pear.
Launched in 2008, Missoni Colori is a heady, strong scent ideal for a formal occasion. Like most Missoni fragrances, this scent is best worn during the summer months. Mirroring the optimism associated with bright colors as this scent is strong and spicy in flavor and texture with amber undertones. The leading note in Missoni Colori is a rich, indulgent blend of chocolate, vanilla, sugar, cocoa, and aromatic spice.