• Perfume Memories by Guest Blogger and Make Up Artist Emma Day

    Posted on 2nd February 2012 by Lauren

    I am what is loosely termed, a perfume addict. As far as addictions go, I realise it could be worse and at least it means that I am always fragrant which can only be a good thing. Ever since I can remember, I have never been able to resist the lure of a delicious smell in a beautiful bottle. Read More

  • Shampooing The Shah!

    Posted on 6th January 2012 by Lauren

    Take a look at this little extract from an article featured in the Birmingham Daily Post on Tuesday July 9th, 1889! Our archivists just unearthed it; hopefully it’s the first of many insights into Penhaligon’s past! Read More

  • The end of an era – Movember!

    Posted on 6th December 2011 by Lauren

    As the festive countdown to Christmas begins, the month of December sadly signals the end of Movember and the disappearance of thousands of moustaches across the country. Penhaligon’s has helped to raise funds for the charity in a variety of ways this year and boy has it been busy! Read More

  • SmokeStoneRain – The Melancholy Perfume of Autumn by The Silver Fox

    Posted on 14th November 2011 by Lauren

    I tip the glass stopper to my wrists. A small tear of amber slips so slowly down the inside of my pale wrist I can feel its transfiguration from perfume to golden flayed epiphany. I am so taken with its journey, I realise I have barely breathed. I exhale and pause. I am savouring the wait before I lean in to sample my own gilded skin. Read More