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.
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.
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).
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