Nuit Noire Eau de Parfum
Nuit Noire Eau de Parfum is a fragrance by Mona di Orio. The notes of this fragrance are Orange flower, cardamom, ginger, orange guinee, olibanum, cinnamon, tuberose, sandalwood, clove, cedarwood, amber, leather, musk, tonka.
Dirty, dark and delicious, Mona di Orio’s Nuit Noire is a throwback to perfumes worn by women who didn’t work in offices, but rather used their scents to perfume fur, cigarettes… or other unmentionables.
Nuit Noire starts with a surprisingly raunchy opening that combines cardamom and ginger with orange flower in a way that brings out the not-so-innocent orange flower’s ripe-dirty side. From the beginning, Nuit Noire announces this perfume’s rating: R, with a nod to triple-X. Incense and cinnamon-clove spices combined with the carnal tuberose then dries down, ?? if you can take it! ?? to a barnyard-y animalic dirtiness from leather and musk, no doubt with some sandalwood lurking around in the background.
Although Mona di Orio’s press materials asks us to imagine we’re in?The souks, gardens, and hams of old Tunis?? (of course Nuit Noire’s notes reference old Arabia), Nuit Noire’s soul is decidedly Film Noir: erotic and dangerous.