Coming Home – Review: Neela Vermeire Creations Ashoka

Ashoka EDP soon to be launched in autumn 2013 reviewed here by Birgit from Olfactoria’s Travels. Enjoy!

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Ashoka is Neela Vermeire’s and Bertrand Duchaufour’s fourth creation, presented in Milan and set to be launched in September of this year.

The first three scents of Neela Vermeire Creations are incredibly complex, beautiful and moving portraits of India (see my reviews of Trayee, Mohur and Bombay Bling!), Ashoka is another India-inspired fragrance, but to me it feels decidedly different than its siblings.

Let’s take a closer look.


Ashoka was created by Bertrand Duchaufour in 2013 and includes note of fig leaf, leather, white lotus, pink lotus, mimose, fig tree, osmanthus, rose, water hyacinth, vetiver, styrax, incense, sandalwood, myrrh, tonka bean and balsam fir.

The perfume is named after Indian Emperor Ashoka, it is

 “a tribute to an emperor who was conquered by his own compassion at the moment his victory was assured. He converted to Buddhism and devoted the rest of his life to spreading the Buddha’s teachings, to…

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About neelavermeirecreations

Creator of perfumes - concept creation, perfume development and production. The first series has been inspired by India and developed with Bertrand Duchaufour.
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