MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Highway (Mason Hainey) 2022 + Kitsune Wedding ceremony Giveaway

MIZU Floral delusion x Rose Road Maison Hainey

MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Highway of the perfumer

Impartial 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 identify of his model, MIZU – arises from his first go to to Japan whereas nonetheless in highschool as a scholar ambassador: it was the primary phrase his host household taught him, that 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 trend 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 toddler) – which stored him in contact with botanical magnificence and the soothing qualities of important oils. His love of nature and pure supplies blossomed right into a need to compose fragrances primarily based upon the magnificence of uncooked essences.


courtesy of the perfumer

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

nonetheless from Desires Sunshine within the Rain Akira Kurosawa 1990

Floral Delusion is impressed by the age-old story of the auspicious and joyful marriage of two foxes (Kitsune) – a Kitsune Wedding ceremony. The temporary vignette from Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s 1990 movie Desires – entitled Sunshine By way of the Rain – exerted additional affect, during which a really younger boy occurs upon a kitsune wedding 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 wedding ceremony procession on such days and detest being noticed). It’s revealed that the kitsune stay beneath 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 sensible,
a trickster wrapped in apt disguise,
with 9 or much less tails, she features energy
that develop as age comes, hour by hour. ~ excerpt from Kitsune, by Lillian Rose

Kitsune wedding

Foxes Wedding ceremony courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork

MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Highway 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 brilliant 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 sides: fruity, floral, hay-like, dryly natural, woody, softly animalic and inexperienced. Sandalwood and frankincense additional echo a Japanese motif, with their attendant devotional facets – 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 ground after a sunshower. Someplace deep inside, there exist stirrings of the fox and vixen wedding ceremony celebration; the floral/animalic/incense-laden path of their ghostly nuptials within the woods.

MIZU Floral Delusion X Rose Highway flirts with blossoms. The perfume’s principal 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 Highway 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 have to 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

Please examine Mason within the Perfumers Workshop: “Pure Perfumers Who Do It All”

That is our Privateness and Draw Guidelines Coverage

Comply with us on Instagram @cafleurebonofficial @MIZUbrand @idameister @love_rosem

We announce the winners solely on our web site and on our Fb web page, so like Çafleurebon and use our  weblog feed…or your dream prize will likely be simply spilled fragrance.