Neela Vermeire Creations are excellent perfumes. This is all of the intro that you need.
Trayee opens as a juicy blackcurrant floral with the perfect amount of sweetness and warmth from vanilla and resins. Trayee is complex. Underneath this fruity, sweet warmth is a soft yet sharp oud with green marijuana-vetiver. The scent gets both creamier and smokier with time. I get a smoldering cedar incense with a creamy sandalwood, vanilla, saffron and amber. It dries down to this woodsy incense haze.
This is one of those fragrances that I can’t stop sniffing. It smells so good on me but it also holds my interest (meaning that I can’t help but to attempt to analyze it). I’ve loved Trayee since first wear but I really fell in love with it while I was wearing it in an old concert hall – the echoing moans of modular synths, a visual feast of lights bounced off of stained glass windows…Trayee completed the experience. Trayee and I shared a moment and now I have to have it.
Notes listed include blue ginger, elemi, cinnamon, ganja accord, blackcurrant, basil, jasmine sambac, Egyptian jasmine, cardamom, clove, saffron, Javenese and Haitian vetiver, incense, Mysore sandalwood, patchouli, myrrh, vanilla, cedar, amber, oudh and oakmoss. Launched in 2011. PERFUMER – Bertrand Duchaufour
Give Trayee a try if you like spicier or “dark” roses of if you like perfumes like L’Artisan Parfumeur Safran Troublant, Le Labo Santal 33, By Kilian Liaisons Dangereuses, Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Fleur de Comores, and/or Caron Accord 119. This is a unisex fragrance.
This scent has average projection and above average longevity. I feel that it does have some “heavier” notes but it’s not too heavy for most environments.
The 2 oz bottle retails for $260 at Luckyscent (US) , MiN NY (US) and at Neela Vermeire Creations. Discovery set and samples are also available for purchase. – It’s one that most of us would label as “expensive” but I feel it’s high-quality and it smells better and well, “more expensive” than many other niche offerings.
Victoria’s Final EauPINION – Gourmand stoner incense. Complex, intelligent yet delightful enough for daily wear. Like the rest of the Neela Vermeire Creations line, this one is also stunning.
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