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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 Launches New Line 'Four Corners Of The Earth' – Interview with Linda Pilkington and Giveaway

by Lila Das Gupta, 14th December, 2012

London based perfumer Linda Pilkington has added a new line to the Ormonde Jayne house. The Four Corners of the Earth, a series of four perfumes created in collaboration with German perfumer Geza Schoen, have been released in time for Christmas. Basenotes talked to her about their release. (We have an exclusive giveaway for Basenotes…

Ormonde Jayne Expands to Dubai

by Lila Das Gupta, 23rd May, 2012

The British perfume line Ormonde Jayne has expanded to Dubai. The full range of fragrances is now available at the luxury goods department store Harvey Nichols.Ormonde Jayne has so far only been available at eight 'doors' world-wide, as well as their on-line store. Founder and perfumer Linda Pilkington (who is a self-taught nose) says s…

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11 Oct: Ormonde Jayne teams up with Chocolatier William Curley to celebrate Chocolate Week.

by Grant Osborne, 08th October, 2011

Ormonde Jayne's Linda Pilkington and chocolatier William Curley are holding an evening of chocolate and perfume pairings at William Curley’s chocolate and patisserie shop in the heart of Belgravia this coming Tuesday 13 October between 7 – 9.30pm.Linda Pilkington and William Curley have collaborated and matched a selection of William’s…

Ormonde Jayne creates Solid Perfumes and expands to Fortnum and Mason

by Grant Osborne, 04th October, 2011

Ormonde Jayne have added Fortnum & Mason to their list of stockists. They will stock Ormonde Jayne’s Bathing range, Scented Candles and a new exclusive Trilogy of Parfum (a box containing pure parfums of Tolu, Ta'If and Tiare).Ormonde Jayne's Sugar Butter Solid Perfumes will be available from October 26th at Ormonde Jayne's London and onl…

Ormonde Jayne expands into Europe

by Grant Osborne, 17th June, 2011

London perfumery Ormonde Jayne are expanding into Europe: More specifically, Zurich and Brussels. Zurich perfume lovers can now buy Ormonde Jayne's range at Osswald Parfümerie in Zurich. Ormonde Jayne founder, Linda Pilkington first visited the store as a customer thirty years ago. Osswald have created a special area to showcase the full…

Event: An Evening with Ormonde Jayne's Linda Pilkington (Wed 30th Mar, London)

by Grant Osborne, 24th March, 2011

Ormonde Jayne is hosting the first of a series of Evenings with Linda Pilkington at the new flagship boutique on Sloane Square’s Pavillion Road. The first evening event will be on Wednesday 30 March at 6pm will be to celebrate Mother’s Day and Linda will be talking about the making and inspiration of Osmanthus and the fruity white flower …

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…

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…