The Hanadayori Collection: A New Suite of Perfumes

Hanadayori is a Japanese word that means that the flowers you have been waiting for have bloomed. Hanadayori: Ikebana by Request 2023 will be launched on our website in July as part of the Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival. It is a photographic collection of personal arrangements made by Ikebana masters and practitioners around the world in response to specific requests.

To celebrate the launch of Hanadayori 2023, Metascent has created a new suite of perfumes, the Hanadayori Collection. The collection includes three types of perfume, which have been newly developed using the Japanese plant essences of sakura, yuzu and hinoki. The Hanadayori Collection is a celebration of nature by Metascent.

Sakihana, a perfume from the Hanadayori collection, has achieved global recognition and was honoured as the best perfume of 2023 by Fragrantica, the world's largest and most prominent perfume website.

You can order the Hanadayori Collection now. Your purchase will support the Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival, which will be held on 7 & 8 September 2024.

国際的な評価を得ているメルボルンの香水スタジオ、MetaScent (が、メルボルン生け花フェスティバルのスポンサーに決まりました。同社は2023年6月のHanadayoriの公開に合わせて、香水の新作、Hanadayori Collectionを発売いたします。 ゆず、檜、桜という日本を代表する純粋な植物精油を使用した3種類の香水ですので、是非ともお試しください。なお、このコレクションの売り上げの一部はメルボルン生け花フェスティバルの催行費用に充てられます。


Hinoki, regarded as the highest quality timber in Japan, has been used in Japanese buildings for centuries. Hinoki was the sole choice for the special stages for great art performances. Miyabi comes from the name of a goddess of performance art, Miyabinokami (宮比神), also known as Amenouzume. Her performance caused laughter among the gods and brought back light to a darkened world.  

Miyabi is a captivating fragrance from the Hanadayori collection that features the woody and earthy notes of Hinoki, combined with the delicate floral notes of Camellia and Iris. This fragrance is designed to transport you to a peaceful Japanese forest, where the fresh scent of Hinoki trees mixes with the sweet aroma of blooming flowers.

At the top of the fragrance, you'll experience the fresh and green notes of Hinoki, which provide a natural and calming effect. The scent of Hinoki, a type of Japanese cypress, is known for its therapeutic properties and is commonly used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and reduce stress. As the fragrance develops, the soft and floral notes of Camellia and Iris emerge, adding a touch of femininity to the fragrance. The Camellia flower is native to Japan and is often associated with love and affection, while the Iris flower represents wisdom and courage. The base of the fragrance features warm and comforting notes of sandalwood, cedarwood and amber, which add a subtle depth and complexity to the fragrance. The overall effect is a warm and comforting scent that is perfect for everyday wear, providing a sense of tranquility and relaxation.

In summary, Miyabi is a unique and captivating fragrance from the Hanadayori collection that features the calming and grounding scent of Hinoki, combined with the delicate and feminine notes of Camellia and Iris.


Top Notes: Hinoki

Heart Note: Camellia, Iris

Base Notes: Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Amber.

Made in Melbourne.





トップノート: 檜

ハートノート: 椿、アイリス

ベースノート: サンダルウッド、シダーウッド、アンバー



One of the most popular uses of yuzu in Japan is for bathing. Its distinctive fragrance helps to cleanse not just physically but also spiritually. Seoristu comes from the name of a goddess in Japanese mythology, Seoritsuhime (瀬織津姫) known for her cleansing and healing power.

Seoritsu is a fragrance from the Hanadayori collection that is characterized by its fresh citrus and soft floral notes. This fragrance is designed to evoke the feeling of a sunny day in a blooming garden, with its bright and uplifting aroma.

At the top of the fragrance, you'll find a burst of fresh citrus notes, including grapefruit, lemon, and Yuzu. These zesty notes give the fragrance its initial spark, providing a bright and refreshing opening that awakens the senses.

As the fragrance develops, the citrus notes give way to a delicate floral heart. Here, you'll find soft and feminine notes of Lily of the valley and rose, which add a subtle sweetness to the fragrance. These floral notes are balanced by a hint of green tea, which adds a touch of freshness to the composition.

Finally, the fragrance settles into a warm and comforting base of musk and amber. These notes provide a subtle yet lingering finish to the fragrance, adding depth and complexity to the overall scent.

Overall, Seoritsu is a fragrance that is perfect for those who love fresh, citrusy scents with a touch of floral sweetness. It's a versatile fragrance that can be worn in any season, and it's sure to lift your mood and brighten your day.


Top Notes: Grapefruit, Lemon, Yuzu

Heart Notes: Green Tea, Lily of the valley, Rose

Base Notes: Ambrettolide, Musk.

Made in Melbourne.

柚子の日本での最も人気のある使用法の一つは入浴用です。その特徴的な香りは、精神的な浄化するのにも役立ちます。 Seoritsuは、日本の神話に登場する女神、瀬織津姫(Seoritsuhime)から名前を取っており、彼女は浄化と癒しの力で知られています。






トップノート: グレープフルーツ、レモン、柚子

ハートノート: 緑茶、スズラン、バラ

ベースノート: アンバレートリド、ムスク。


SAKIHANA - The Best Perfume 2023 (Fragrantica)

Sakura is the most cherished flower in Japan. Hana (flower) usually means specifically sakura in Japanese classic literature. Sakihana comes from the name of a goddess in Japanese mythology, Konohananosakuyabime (木花開耶姫), who was courted by an ancestor of the Japanese emperor for her beauty. 

SAKIHANA is a stunning fragrance from the Hanadayori Collection that captures the beauty and elegance of Japanese culture. The fragrance features a combination of delicate floral notes with a touch of white tea and musk, creating a unique and captivating scent.

At the top of the fragrance, you'll experience the soft and feminine notes of Sakura, the Japanese cherry blossom flower. This floral note is often associated with spring and renewal, and it adds a fresh and uplifting quality to the fragrance. As the fragrance develops, the waterlily note emerges, providing a delicate and aquatic touch to the composition. This note adds a sense of serenity and tranquility, as if you were walking through a peaceful garden surrounded by blooming flowers. The middle notes of the fragrance feature the subtle and refreshing scent of white tea, providing a sense of purity and clarity. This note is often used in Japanese tea ceremonies, and it adds a sophisticated and elegant touch to the fragrance. Finally, the base notes of the fragrance feature a warm and comforting blend of musk, providing a sense of grounding and stability. The musk note adds depth and richness to the fragrance, balancing out the delicate floral and tea notes.

SAKIHANA is a  fragrance that captures the essence of Japanese culture, with its delicate floral notes, refreshing white tea, and warm musk base. It's a perfect fragrance for those who appreciate a sophisticated and elegant scent that can be worn for any occasion.


Top notes: Sakura

Heart Note: White tea, Water Lily

Base Note : Musk, Vetiver.

Made in Melbourne.





トップノート: 桜

ハートノート: 白茶、スイレン

ベースノート: ムスク、ベチバー