Steamed Rainbow

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Dynamic niche perfume duo David and Kavi Moltz have done it again. Steamed Rainbow is a floaty and fantastic petrichor fragrance that captures the otherworldly post-rain mist that rises from the pavement as rays of sun break through the clouds, revealing an array of always awe-inspiring color. Rainbows.

Inspired by a piece of music by American minimalist composer, Terry Riley, Steamed Rainbow transforms as it wears — from an almost startling contrast between damp earth and soft, sweet fruit to an ethereal, wearable skin scent with undeniable originality. Word to the wise ... this is not a fragrance to test on paper, skin is where it comes alive. 

From David Moltz AKA D.S.
I've wanted to make something that smelled like a rainbow for a long time (especially inspired by Terry Riley's A Rainbow in Curved Air). The concept is to use materials of every color in the rainbow in a certain proportion that is softened in the humid air of their abode. I used one red ingredient, one orange, and so on to make something that smells like a real rainbow.  Now you can wear rainbows. Wait 'til you sniff how delicate they are.

Perfumer
David Seth Moltz

Notes
red mandarin, orange, yellow elemi resin, green cedar, blue almond flower, indigo grass, violet, vetiver, vapors

Read Our Interview with Founders David & Kavi Moltz ⟶

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Customer Reviews

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JT
Clean Dream

An absolute beast of a fragrance. I categorize this fragrance as “clean”, which is something I’ve always struggled with, I don’t want to smell like soap, or a salon. It’s very strong off the bat and lingers throughout the day, giving me small reminders that I HAVE to smell my wrist. It does take me on a beautiful sunny/misty day, not in the literal way like Baie 19, or some of the others who attempt to recreate the visceral experience of “after the rain” this is the idealized memory of the perfect day you got caught in the rain with someone you love, a memory with a smile attached to it, or maybe even better than the memory, this one made me want a full size after first sniff. Layers great as well with other DS&Durga options.

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JT

An absolute beast of a fragrance. I categorize this fragrance as “clean”, which is something I’ve always struggled with, I don’t want to smell like soap, or a salon. It’s very strong off the bat and lingers throughout the day, giving me small reminders that I HAVE to smell my wrist. It does take me on a beautiful sunny/misty day, not in the literal way like Baie 19, or some of the others who attempt to recreate the visceral experience of “after the rain” this is the idealized, the memory of a great day you got caught in the rain with someone you love, a memory with a smile attached to it, maybe even better than the memory, this one made me want a full size after first sniff. Layers great as well.

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Del

Very light scent. Smells good though

W
Willow

Summer as a child. Hot summer weather, cut green grass, blue sky after a misty morning

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