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Onde Mystère (2008)
by Giorgio Armani


Onde Mystère information

Year of Launch2008
Average Rating
(based on 28 votes)

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HouseGiorgio Armani
Parent CompanyL'Oréal Group > Prestige & Collections

About Onde Mystère

Onde Mystère is a feminine perfume by Giorgio Armani. The scent was launched in 2008

Onde Mystère fragrance notes

Reviews of Onde Mystère

Onde Mystere is an extremely spicy and musky rose with a fluidy/incensey characteristic temperament, along the way projecting a watery, fresh and almost (as well as epytomized by the bottle) crispy/sparkling (but finally soapy) vibe. The spicy (incensey) muskiness is finally the dominant element in the olfactory basement on which the spicy/soapy rose roots down its feets while the note of vanilla is sapiently dosed rising up at distance in the general soapiness. I don't find this unisex aroma particularly dark or mysterious in spite of its spiciness and the oriental approach while I catch a general sort of balmy/cosmetical almost neutral spicy vibe around. While in substance the spicy rose is initially fresh and aqueous it becomes finally musky and soapy/incensey (the note of incense appearing neutral/soapy, lightly ambery and not traditionally dusty liturgical). Interesting and sexy/organic type of scent which anyway performs in an airy and almost sultry way. Interesting concoction that plays stout on my skin for long.
17th March, 2014 (last edited: 30th November, 2014)
Mysterious, this fragrance certainly is. Dark, slightly masculine, spicy and intriguing.

I'm not very familiar with Armani scents however I am impressed by what I have tested so far. Onde Mystere is unique and daring, yet pleasant and attractive.

The bottle design provokes a sense of darkness and underlying gothic tones. Although slightly masculine, and having the versatility to be unisex, this fragrance will not make a woman feel unfeminine. The roses and spices balance this scent with softness and sweetness.

I didn't have a problem with the lasting power, I thought it lasted quite well on my skin, yet the sillage is not all that strong. I like that aspect however, because this scent works well as an intimate fragrance, a scent that lures people in and captivates them depending on how close you are.

Onde Mystere is a very likable fragrance. I will be interested to try the other fragrances in this Onde series.

27th April, 2011
Developed by Maurice Roucel.
I like it. There is nothing here to keep a man from wearing and enjoying this.
It has a fresh, enjoyable quality. The potentially heavy and sweet elements are restrained.
Rose lurks appealingly in the background, along with a very light incense note.
I am super-sensitive to vanilla and find hardly any here.
Thus, I find this attractive. It is sheer and perhaps short-lived, but otherwise it is an admirable light summery scent.
30th December, 2010
This is from my all time top 5 perfumes. It is amazing.
05th October, 2010
Ehm... am insult to rose perfumes.

This is bad medicine.
24th April, 2010
It is not really an 'onde'. More like a little wiggle on a water. A sugar-y, D&G Light Blue-esque water that is way too light and feeble for its own good, and hefty GA price.

Bottle, sans the tassel, is lovely.
14th October, 2009 (last edited: 07th March, 2011)

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