It was in 1913 that Marcio Prada opened a leather goods store, recognized for its excellent quality leather products. If Prada leather goods were a real success, it was not until 50 years later, under the leadership of Miccia Prada, the founder’s granddaughter. It will broaden the areas of expertise of the Prada house to haute couture, luxury and perfumery. In 2016, Prada unveiled “Luna Rossa Eau Sport”, a reinterpretation of Luna Rossa released 4 years earlier.
Prada and the America’s Cup trophy
It all started in 2000, when the “Luna Rossa” team decided to take part in the America’s Cup trophy. This competition, which has become legendary, is highly coveted by athletes. You should know that the America’s Cup is considered an ultimate consecration in the world of sailing. In 2012, the Prada brand wanted to compete with the help of its prestigious catamaran named “Luna Rossa”. Prada wanted to pay an olfactory tribute to this persevering and innovative team by creating the “Luna Rossa” perfume . In 2016, in the face of its success, Prada offered a reinterpretation with “Luna Rossa Eau Sport”.
Needless to say, the latter is the fragrance of athletes, men who surpass themselves. It also pays tribute to the sportier side of the America’s Cup, the competitive spirit, perseverance, but also nature and the love of travel. Free and sporty, “Luna Rossa, Eau Sport” nevertheless remains a very masculine fragrance.
The fresh and lively notes of Luna Rossa, Eau Sport
“Luna Rossa Eau Sport” is part of the citrus-aromatic family. It was developed by perfumer Danièla Andrier, who also designed most of the Prada perfumes. “Luna Rossa Eau Sport” is a soft, light, fresh fragrance, but which knows how to remain masculine. It begins with a perfect association between bergamot and citron. The heart of “Luna Rossa Eau Sport” contains lavender, an essentially masculine aromatic ingredient.
This one is quickly joined by the ginger which enhances the whole of its spicy and peppery aspect. Finally, the juniper berries release rather dry, camphoric and turpentine aromas. The base leaves a green, resinous and amber trail delivering balsamic tones. The bottle uses the main codes of its elders. However, he associates here materials offering a contrast such as glass, metal. The white base unit also contrasts with the red button, where the brand name is inscribed. The whole is topped with a very elegant metal cabochon. The set offers a bottle of the most contemporary.
After “Luna Rossa”, the Prada house unveils “Luna Rossa Eau Sport”, a fragrance intended for men who go beyond their limits. With the America’s Cup as a backdrop, “Luna Rossa Eau Sport” pays tribute to sport, the spirit of competition and travel.