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Penhaligon's fragrances

British toiletries firm established in the late 1860s by William Henry Penhaligon. Penhaligon's has been owned by Cradle Holdings, a beauty products company owned by private equity firm Fox Paine, since 2002. Prior owners include Laura Ashley and The Limited.

The first Penhaligon's fragrance, Hammam Bouquet, launched in 1872. Other well known scents include Blenheim Bouquet, created for the Duke of Marlborough.

Modern introductions include Bluebell (1978), Quercus (1996), Castile (1998), LP No. 9 for Women (1998), LP No. 9 for Men (1999), Castile (1999), Artemisia (2002), and Lily & Spice (2006).

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Penhaligon's Anthology

In 2009, Penhaligon's introduced Penhaligon's Anthology, a collection of fragrances from their archives updated by perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour. The first four scents in the series were Extract of Limes, Eau de Verveine, Gardenia and Night Scented Stock.

Later additions include Anthology Eau de Cologne & Orange Blossom (2010), Anthology Jubilee Bouquet and Zizonia (2010), Esprit du Roi & Eau Sans Pareil (2011).

Recent fragrances from Penhaligon's

Recent releases include Elixir (2008), Amaranthine (2009), Sartorial (2010), Juniper Sling (2011), Peoneve (2012), Iris Prima (2013), Vaara (2013), Meadham Kirchhoff Tralala (2014), Bayolea (2014), Trade Routes Empressa, Levantium & Lothair (2014), As Sawira (2014), Ostara (2015).

Where to buy

Online, try Aedes, Beautyhabit, Four Seasons, Luckyscent, MiN New York, The Perfume Shoppe, or order directly from the website (see below).



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