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Trade Routes Collection to be launched by Penhaligons next month

14th August, 2014

Next month, Penhaligon’s launches the Trade Routes Collection. The collection comprises three new fragrances: each inspired by the commodities which were traded through London’s docks at the turn of the 19th Century. The Trade Routes Collection:Lothair (Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour)Inspired by the famous Tea Clipper Ships that navigated …

Scents for Swedes – celebrating Sweden's National Day

by Callum Langston-Bolt, 06th June, 2014

Today is Sweden's National Day, so we're celebrating by choosing fragrances for some of Sweden's most popular exports. Ah, Miss Garbo; a reluctant star, but a brilliant one nonetheless. I would have liked to have scented Miss G with something brilliant – full of personality and life – however, I have it on good …

New Countryside Candle Collection from Penhaligon’s

15th May, 2014

Penhaligon's have announced the Countryside Candle Collection, which is due at the end of May. The candles are housed in hat boxes, and the collection consists of four triple wicked candles, designed to transport you to the "fragrant heart of Britain." Each candle is inspired by a traditional country pastime; An Amble in the…

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Penhaligon's release Tralala for Meadham Kirchhoff

by Judith Brockless, 17th January, 2014

The ‘counter culture couture’ of Tralala opens with notes of saffron, whiskey, ambrette seed, galbanum and green violet, with a heart of carnation, orris, tuberose, ylang ylang, incense and leather, finishing with a base of resins, balsams, patchouli, vetiver, cedarwood, musk, vanilla and a powdery note of heliotrope.Tralala will launch e…

Who Smells So Great? - Perfume And Fifty Years Of Doctor Who

by Persolaise, 20th November, 2013

Unless you've spent the last few months held hostage in E-Space by a horde of Marshmen, you'll be well aware that a British television institution is about to celebrate an important milestone. Doctor Who, the time-travelling sci-fi series which embarked on its first voyage on the 23rd of November 1963 has reached the half-cent…

From CK One To Penhaligon’s Iris Ballet - An Interview With Alberto Morillas

by Persolaise, 28th October, 2013

How does his formula for Iris Prima compare to those of his other scents? "All my formulae are short," he says, "about 50 ingredients. Sometimes the formulae are much, much more complicated. This one has a lot of naturals. When you use naturals, you don't need to have so many ingredients. When you have the signature of the iris, there are…

Penhaligon's announce promo film for upcoming Iris Prima fragrance + London Fashion Week News

28th August, 2013

Penhaligon's have released a promotional film to accompany their upcoming fragrance, Iris Prima. The fragrance was created in partnership with the English National Ballet, who are asked in the film to describe the "Scent of the Ballet." The fragrance is due to launch next month and was created by master perfumer Alberto Morillas. Penhali…

Iris Prima: ‘The Spirit of the Ballet. Bottled.’

by Judith Brockless, 02nd June, 2013

A unique partnership between British fragrance house Penhaligon’s and the English National Ballet has produced a new fragrance, Iris Prima. Perfumer Alberto Morillas (described by Penhaligon’s Sarah Rotheram as ‘warm and engaging’ and ‘an absolute pleasure’ to work with) was granted exclusive access to rehearsals and to dancers Nathan You…

Penhaligon's launch Peoneve next week exclusively at Harvey Nichols

11th July, 2012

Penhaligon's latest fragrance, Peoneve, will launch exclusively next week at Harvey Nichols. To celebrate the launch, Harvey Nichols will transform the Fifth Floor Terrace into a stunningly eclectic and multi-sensory garden with an inventive cocktail menu and dessert menu inspired by the notes within the fragrance.The fragrance was create…

Penhaligon's announce two new Anthology additions and new scent: Fitzrovia

by Grant Osborne, 14th April, 2011

Penhaligon's have announced two additions to its Anthology collection: Eau Sans Pareil and Esprit du Roi. Both have been updated from their original scent - the former by CPL Aromas and the latter by Bertrand Duchafour, who is also behind a Penhaligon's launch for later this year. Olivier Cresp is the nose behind another new Penhaligon'…

Penhaligon's launch scent blog

by Grant Osborne, 14th March, 2011

Penhaligon's, who are no stranger to using sites such as Twitter and Facebook to promote the company, have now launched a blog entitled Adventures in Scent. The blog will introduce the brands new perfume and people they work with, as well as non-Penhaligon's related matters.On their blog, they say:[COLOR=dimgray]You may have noticed that …