Behind The Scenes Of One Of Prada’s Most Iconic Fragrances
14 November 2019
If you love fragrance, you’ll already know that Prada is a giant in the perfume industry, bringing delicately balanced creations from their Italian perfumery into homes around the world. Effortlessly wearable and with an unmistakable aura of luxury, Prada offers the ultimate adventure for the senses.
We thought this would be a great opportunity to take you behind the scenes of one of Prada’s most acclaimed perfumes, Prada Luna Rossa Carbon.
The Prada Touch
From beginnings rooted firmly in women’s fashion, Prada has expanded into designer footwear, leather bags, art, architecture and of course, perfume.
Their ability to transcend the trendy and reinterpret the status quo has resulted in a global brand which focuses on quality over quantity. Prada Luna Rossa Carbon is another in Prada’s long line of iconic additions to the world of fashion and beauty, here’s everything you need to know.
Prada Luna Rossa, When Substance Matters
The official fragrance of the America’s Cup, Prada Luna Rossa was inspired by CEO Patrizio Bertelli’s love of sailing. In fact, so passionate about sailing is Mr Bertelli that in 1997 ‘Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team’ entered the race for the America’s Cup and in 2017 it was announced that Prada will be the hosting sponsor of the 2021 America’s Cup event held in New Zealand.
Unsurprisingly, the classic Prada Luna Rossa fragrance is inspired by all things nautical, from sailing boats to marine flora. Since the release of the first Prada Luna Rossa fragrance in 2012, there have been a handful of further interpretations of the scent, each with a different
twist. While each of the award-winning Prada Luna Rossa range is unique, they are all connected by their fresh, organic, sensual subtlety.
The classic Prada Luna Rossa has top notes of lavender and bitter orange, while ‘Prada Luna Rossa Sport’ is a warmer variant including ginger and juniper. ‘Prada Luna Rossa Black‘ offers a heavier fragrance with amber and bergamot, while ‘Prada Luna Rossa Carbon’ sets itself apart for introducing a more engineered, high-tech element to the scent.
Having quickly garnered a global following, Prada Luna Rossa Carbon has become a best-selling fragrance and is a firm allbeauty favourite.
Prada Luna Rossa Carbon – Your New Signature Scent?
Intrigued by the newest Prada Luna Rossa fragrance? Here’s everything you need to know to decide if it’s the perfect signature scent for you (spoiler alert: it probably is.
Prada Luna Rossa Carbon has a complex list of notes which combine to create a fougère fragrance which is spicy and aromatic. The notes which are most pronounced are ambroxan, lavender and metal – which dry down to a light, refreshing scent that is equally reminiscent of nature and industry.
Top Notes: Bergamot, Pepper
Mid Notes: Lavender, Soil, Water, Metal, Coal
Base Notes: Patchouli, Ambroxan
Unlike many other masculine fragrances which fall squarely into either formal or casual, Prada Luna Rossa Carbon is serious enough for business but light enough for pleasure. It’s a fragrance guaranteed to send compliments in your direction.
Prada’s Luna Rossa Carbon has rightly earned its place as a prestige fragrance, appealing to men from all walks of life. It’s refined, modern take on classic perfumery makes it an incredibly versatile fragrance, capable of taking you from the boardroom to Sunday brunch, and everywhere in between.