Fragrances

Mirus offers boutique fragrances with limited distribution.  Currently Mirus fragrances are available through:

Silver Lining - NEW

Green Floral

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Suitable daytime and evening, especially refreshing in hot weather.

Silver Lining recalls the scent of a flower garden after a rainstorm.


Opening: Petrichor blended with green floral and wet earth notes

Drydown: Jasmine and earth

Notes: Petrichor, jasmine, lilac, wet earth

The Elysian Fields - NEW

Aromatic Fougere

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Suitable daytime and evening, for all but the hottest days.

The Elysian Fields is a rich fougere that explores the more sumptuous aspects of this classic fragrance style.  It starts with a special lavender oil made from just the lavender flowers, with the stems and greenery removed.  This yields a sweeter smell that is more true to nature. This rich, sweet lavender melds with Venezuelan tonka bean absolute, natural oakmoss and geranium to form a heady fougere that’s both traditional and decadent.


Opening: Rich, sumptuous fougere accord balanced with hints of bergamot, cardamom and lilac

Drydown: Smooth tonka bean and white musk with hints of sandalwood

Notes: lavender, tonka bean, oakmoss, geranium, bergamot, lilac, cardamom, sandalwood, white musk

Amber & Oud

Woody Oriental 

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Most suitable for cool weather, Fall/Winter daytime and cool evenings throughout the year. 

Amber & Oud is a rich, spicy, oriental fragrance that balances the sweet warmth of amber with exotic incense and oud.  

Opening: Dry citrus spiced with nutmeg, coriander and clove.

Drydown: Peppery frankincense with sweet resin and smooth, rich oud.

Notes: Bergamot, orange, nutmeg, clove, coriander, oud, amber

Ceremony

Woody Aromatic

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Suitable daytime and evening, for all but the hottest days.

Ceremony is a natural oud fragrance that puts a rich, complex, Thai oud oil at the forefront of the composition.   Ceremony was shortlisted for an Art and Olfaction Award in 2017.


Opening: sweet and fresh oud that itself smells of honeyed fruit and tobacco backed with the barest hints of magnolia and jasmine

Drydown: rich woody oud with dry and clean white musk

Notes: Thai oud, magnolia, jasmine, white musk

Citrea

Woody Aromatic

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Year round daytime scent.  Suitable for warm, casual evenings as well.

Citrea is a long-lasting citrus and vetiver fragrance that recalls a summer day in a lemon orchard. Rosewood, lemon and Haitian vetiver intertwine with specially tinctured frankincense tears to produce Citrea’s fresh, woody tart note that winds from the opening well into the drydown.

Opening:  Fresh, tart lemon and orange with hints of rosewood and vetiver.

Drydown: Tart vetiver and frankincense, clean cedar and smooth ambroxan.

Notes: Rosewood, lemon, orange, frankincense, Haitian vetiver, tonka bean, woody notes, ambroxan

December Kiss

Spicy Oriental

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Suitable daytime and evening, for all but the hottest days.

December Kiss tells a story of a brisk walk on a crisp day in late fall followed by a hot drink inside a cozy cafe.  It starts as a crisp citrus and herbal fragrance, but slowly warms on the skin to become a complex oriental.  This fragrance was originally made by the perfumer as a bespoke fragrance for a stranger 3000 miles away.  She has since moved across the country so they can be together.

Opening:  Sweet citrus, lush orange flower absolute with green and herbal notes from galbanum and tarragon.

Drydown: Warm, animalic amber, rich rose and Mysore Sandalwood with hints of leather and precious incense.

Notes: Tangerine, bergamot, orange flower, galbanum, tarragon, rose, incense,  amber, mysore sandalwood, leather

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Animalic Aromatic

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Fall/Winter scent.  Wear on cool days and evenings

Den is an animalic fragrance above all else, exploring the interplay of civet and leather with flowers and plants with animalic aspects such as ylang ylang and jasmine.  The result is a complex scent that is best experienced on skin.

Opening:  Cool citrus, green petitgrain and hints of jasmine and ylang ylang, enshrouded in a cloud of civet.

Drydown:  Sweet amber, smoke, leather and civet.

Notes: citrus, petitgrain, jasmine, ylang ylang, smoke, woody notes, amber, leather, civet, more civet.
 

Driftwood

Woody Oriental 

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray
 

Suitable for year round wear, both daytime and evening. A bit restrained on the coldest days and a bit assertive on the hottest days.

Driftwood evokes the smell of a dry piece of driftwood on a warm, sandy beach kissed by a cool sea breeze. 

Opening: Dry sandalwood, cedar, pink pepper and frankincense over salty ambergris and fresh sea breeze notes

Drydown: Creamy sandalwood and Ambergris over a hint of vanilla and incense


Notes: Vanuatu sandalwood, silver ambergris tincture, Virginia cedar, pink pepper, frankincense, aquatic notes, airy notes, vanilla

Questionable Motives

Woody Aromatic

Unisex

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Suitable daytime and evening, for all but the hottest days.

Questionable Motives is based around a dirty, dry, animalic vanilla and wood accord, combined with unburned frankincense and a fresh citrus and petitgrain cologne accord.  It is powdery, woody, sweet and dry all at the same time.  It’s unisex not because it’s androgynous, but because is has strong aspects of both masculine and feminine fragrances.

Opening:  Fresh petitgrain and hints of citrus with a dry powder and frankincense.

Drydown:  Dry incense, wood, powder and vanilla with animalic undertones.

Notes: Petitgrain, frankincense, woody notes, vanilla, ambergris, ambroxan, white musk

Sordid

Oriental

Unisex

1/3 oz parfum extrait splash

Fall/Winter scent.  Wear on cool days and evenings

There’s a particular amber accord that is commonly used in Mirus fragrances, a sweet, animalic, resinous amber that can be found in everything from December Kiss to Wicked Stepmother.  In Sordid, this amber steps to the forefront, supported by violet flower, bergamot and patchouli.  This fragrance is limited edition and exclusive to Tigerlily Perfumery.  Available only as a 1/3 oz parfum extrait in a traditional parfum bottle.

Opening:  Sweet, animalic amber, violet flower and bergamot.

Drydown:  Sweet, animalic amber, dark aged patchouli and Mysore sandalwood.

Notes:  Amber, bergamot, petitgrain, violet flower, patchouli, Mysore sandalwood, ambergris

Statesman

Woody Oriental 

 

Masculine

 

1 oz eau de parfum spray

 

Most suitable for cool weather, Fall/Winter daytime and cool evenings throughout the year. 

 

Statesman cloaks the wearer in a refined blend of exotic, creamy sandalwood and spices.  

 

Opening: Lime and bergamot spiced with sharp juniper and clove.

 

Drydown: Himalayan cedar, Vanuatu sandalwood, Vietnamese oud and sweet amber

 

Notes: Sandalwood, lime, clove, juniper, cedar, oud, amber, tonka bean

Wicked Stepmother

Floral Woody Musk

Feminine

1/2 oz parfum extrait spray

Suitable daytime and evening, for all but the hottest days.

Wicked Stepmother starts as a rich, fruity floral but quickly bears its claws, revealing a dark, spicy heart with an animalic amber.  For a woman who is beautiful, dangerous and not to be crossed.

Opening: A blend of seductive jasmines, with a fresh, sweet hint of lychee and orange.

Drydown: Spicy carnation, animalic amber and vanilla.

Notes: Jasmine grandiflorium, jasmine sambac, carnation, orange, amber, vanilla, lychee

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2015-June 2016 packaging

Silver Lining