MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Street (Mason Hainey) 2022 + Kitsune Marriage ceremony Giveaway

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MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Street of the perfumer

Unbiased artisanal perfumer Mason Hainey of MIZU paints his cosmos in botanical hues. He has at all times drawn sustenance from the pure world, and his olfactory compositions replicate this unshakable bond. The very title of his model, MIZU – arises from his first go to to Japan whereas nonetheless in highschool as a pupil ambassador: it was the primary phrase his host household taught him, which means ‘water’. Thus started a lifelong admiration and fascination with Japan and all issues Japanese, together with aesthetics.


Mason Hainey courtesy of the perfumer

A born inventive, Mason has pursued a number of inventive venues. He was attending artwork faculty for a time, then transitioned to a foray into vogue and his personal line of clothes at age 19, using classic Japanese materials. As his enterprise grew, Mason felt stressed and unsettled. The interior metropolis didn’t swimsuit. Along with his custom-made textiles, Mason started to create candles (one thing he had loved making as a baby) – which saved him in contact with botanical magnificence and the soothing qualities of important oils. His love of nature and pure supplies blossomed right into a want to compose fragrances based mostly upon the magnificence of uncooked essences.


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Today, the perfumer finds himself fortunately ensconced in Rhode Island (aka the Ocean State) and proximal to each forest and ocean. Once I realized that he had created a brand new perfume, I awaited its arrival eagerly. Much more so when it turned clear that this perfume, Floral Delusion, was a collaboration with Rose Street – a well-liked provider of high-quality rose oil.

nonetheless from Goals Sunshine within the Rain Akira Kurosawa 1990

Floral Delusion is impressed by the age-old story of the auspicious and blissful marriage of two foxes (Kitsune) – a Kitsune Marriage ceremony. The temporary vignette from Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s 1990 movie Goals – entitled Sunshine By the Rain – exerted additional affect, during which a really younger boy occurs upon a kitsune marriage ceremony within the woods (after having been warned by his mom to not play within the forest when it’s sunny and raining, as a result of the foxes have their marriage ceremony procession on such days and detest being noticed). It’s revealed that the kitsune reside below the rainbow (as with many cultures, the fox/kitsune could also be male or feminine – and is a well known trickster).

The spirit of the fox is smart,
a trickster wrapped in apt disguise,
with 9 or much less tails, she beneficial properties energy
that develop as age comes, hour by hour. ~ excerpt from Kitsune, by Lillian Rose

Kitsune wedding

Foxes Marriage ceremony courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork

MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Street opens with the sensible verdant clarion supplied by shiso; a Japanese mint imbued with a fancy cinnamon/mint/caraway scent profile. Aligning shiso with the equally earthy, terpenic hashish (or hemp) oil feels totally intuitive, accented with the intense sulfuric tart/sweetness of grapefruit; some say that hashish’ strongly natural high quality has a contact of bitterness (not in contrast to pink grapefruit). Rose smooths over tough edges, as she is wont to do – whereas cassie flower contributes many aspects: fruity, floral, hay-like, dryly natural, woody, softly animalic and inexperienced. Sandalwood and frankincense additional echo a Japanese motif, with their attendant devotional points – deeply dry and soothing, grounding in character. It seems (to my nostril) that the petrichor accord which Mason has constructed is considerably inflected with one other outstanding member of the mint household: patchouli, redolent of damp earth, the mushroom-strewn forest flooring after a sunshower. Someplace deep inside, there exist stirrings of the fox and vixen marriage ceremony occasion; the floral/animalic/incense-laden path of their ghostly nuptials within the woods.

MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Street flirts with blossoms. The perfume’s foremost thrust, for me – is its accompanying underlying mysticism. I discover it an intricate, haunting fragrant allegory.

Notes: shiso leaf, hashish, grapefruit, rose absolute, cassie flower, Australian sandalwood, frankincense, petrichor accord

Pattern kindly supplied by the perfumer – many thanks!  My nostril is my very own…

~ Ida Meister, Deputy and Pure Perfumery Editor

MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Street courtesy of the perfumer

Due to Mason Hainey, we have now a draw of for a registered reader in USA solely for a 2ml sample of this very limited edition of MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Road. To enter the draw, you should be a registered reader. To be eligible, please share what appealed to you in Ida’s evaluate and the place you reside. Have you ever sampled (or personal) any MIZU perfumes or candles. Draw closes12/18/2022

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