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Harrods' "Fragrance Explosion" to start later this week

19th August, 2013

Harrods has announced a late summer programme of olfactory events entitled "Meet the Perfumers". The in-store talks, masterclasses and one to one consultations will take place from Thursday 22nd August to Thursday 19th September. The series includes highlights such as "The Art of British Perfumery", a masterclass with Floris perfumer Sh…

Ormonde Jayne's new Sloane Square boutique opens

by Grant Osborne, 15th November, 2010

Ormonde Jayne have opened a new store in London's Sloane Square. Founder, Linda Pilkington gave us the scoop back in September, and we now have further details. The address is 192 Pavillion Road (site of the old General Trading Company) and like the first boutique in Old Bond Street, it neighbours with Tiffany’s, Cartier & Links of London…

Harrods Perfume Diaries : An evening of British Perfumery

by Kim Deadman, 27th September, 2010

Last week as part of their excellent Perfume Diaries exhibition Harrods hosted an evening of British Perfumery, presented by Roja Dove. Dove began by calling The Perfume Diaries the most important exhibition about perfume in the world. He explained that in his opinion British perfumery had as long and as important a history as French perf…

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Ormonde Jayne to open fourth retail location

by Grant Osborne, 27th September, 2010

Ormonde Jayne's Linda Pilkington has told Basenotes she plans to open her fourth retail location in London's Sloane Square and that it will be their largest to date. Aside from the original store in Bond Street, Ormonde Jayne launched in Dubai in 2008, and in Harrods earlier this year.Like the Bond Street store, the new store will be desi…

Ormonde Jayne goes for gold: Launches scented dusting powder made with 24 carat gold.

by Sandra Rose, 27th September, 2010

Ormonde Jayne also present Gold Crème, a sparkling crème for the décolleté and shoulders, scented with Orris Noir, or Ta’if. The Crème gives skin a delicately fragranced golden shimmer. Gold Crème is a relaunch (of Parfum d’Or Naturel) with a new formulation & packaging. Gold Dust will be priced at £400 for 15ml, Gold Crème will be priced…

A voyage of discovery with Ormonde Jayne's Perfume Portraits

by Danielle Cooper, 23rd April, 2010

When the preferred oils have been noted on a personalised customer card, two or three Ormonde Jayne fragrances are suggested. These suggestions are based on the preferences stated as well as the answers to questions such as which occasion or season the fragrance is required for. The fragrances are sprayed onto the client's wrists, but n…