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We speak with Jeroen Oude Sogtoen of Mona di Orio Parfums [News from Pitti]

15th September, 2012

Basenotes talked to Mona di Orio Parfums co-founder, Jeroen Oude Sogtoen about their latest release – Rose Etoile de Hollande – and future of the company.Other than Etoile de Hollande and your new discovery set, do you have any new products?Yes, we have just introduced a new travel set: you get 3x10ml bottles. They start at €85 and go up…

A Tribute : Mona di Orio: 1969 - 2011

12th December, 2011

Mona went to work alongside the master perfumer for 15 years until his death in 1996, later helping the family to run the company that Roudnitska had started, 'Art et Parfum.' In 2004, she founded her eponymous fragrance house, with designer Jeroen Oude Sogtoen. Her business partner is Frank de Ruig. Her initial fragrance range…

Mona Di Orio Facebook Page Reports Perfumer Has Died Today

by Lila Das Gupta, 09th December, 2011

http://www.facebook.com/JeroenOudeSogtoen?sk=wallThe same notice is given on her business partner's page. …

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Mona di Orio on latest Les Nombres d'Or scents, and her older collection | News from Pitti Fragranze

by Grant Osborne, 13th September, 2011

Mona di Orio is showcasing the continuation of her Les Nombres d’Or collection. - Mona didn’t want to do a straight vanilla, so hers tells the story of the travels to Madagascar to obtain the vanilla - guaiacwood is used to represent the wood of the boat, and the fragrance packs a hit of rum to represent what may have been consumed on the…

I Want To Make People Dream - An Interview With Mona Di Orio

by Persolaise, 10th August, 2011

Mona Di Orio frequently refers to Edmond Roudnitska as her “master”. She’s doubtless translating from the French ‘maître’, which does technically mean ‘master’, but is much closer to ‘teacher’ when used in the pedagogic sense. However, the slight linguistic inaccuracy serves not …

Mona di Orio in London on 1st December to promote Les Nombres D’Or trio at Les Senteurs

by Grant Osborne, 16th November, 2010

Mona di Orio will be appearing at London's Les Senteurs on 1st December between 12 – 4pm to promote the launch of her Les Nombres D’Or trio of fragrances. The new collection, which was previewed earlier this year at Milan's Esxence, is inspired by the ancient Greek’s mathematical formulae, The Golden Ratio, which represented perfect propo…

Mona di Orio talks about her creation process and forthcoming fragrances (video)

by Danielle Cooper, 01st April, 2010

Mona di Orio tells Basenotes about her creation process and her upcoming trio of fragrances based on musk, amber and leather. Filmed at the Esxence 2010 Fragrance Fair in Milan. …