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Our Portraits collection is quite unique from the more traditional Penhaligon’s fragrances. One can tell at a glance at the intricately hand-drawn packaging designs by talented Icelandic illustrator Kristjana Williams.
Portraits perfume bottles are different, too, made with slightly heavier glass bases than our classic bottles. Each one is topped with a hand polished animal head, inspired by the character they represent.
To create the distinctive Portraits scents, we enlisted the help of some of the best noses in the industry – Alberto Morillas, Daphne Bugey, Marie Salamagne, Christophe Raynaud and Juliette Karagueuzoglou to name just a few.
Our Portraits collection has caused quite a stir around the world. Indeed, the exuberant family of scents has ushered in a new generation of passionate Penhaligon’s devotees.
With over 60 fragrances in our collections, we’re proud to say there truly is something for everyone at Penhaligon’s.
If you’re yet to try a Portraits fragrance, allow us to introduce you.
A modern take on a classic fougère – masculine fruitiness, with a hint of shaving soap and a shot of brandy.
One might also like: English Fern, Sartorial
Woody spice perfectly balanced with floral freshness. A narcotic, green floral fragrance with soft, powdery undertones.
One might also like: Orange Blossom, Cornubia, Iris Prima
Feminine and youthful – the belle of society. A sweet, rosy fragrance with an unexpected dash of musky wood.
One might also like: Malabah, Halfeti, Vaara, Elisabethan Rose
Rose, gin and leather, a most uncommon mix. An aromatic, peppery rose fragrance, with a warm woody dry-down.
One might also like: Juniper Sling, Endymion, Lothair
A warm gourmand fragrance with a rich vanilla undertone. Spicy and sweet in equal measure.
One might also like: Equinox Bloom, Empressa, The Bewitching Yasmine
A smoky mélange of rum, gingerbread and tobacco. Utterly charismatic, irresistibly warm.
One might also like: The Uncompromising Sohan, Halfeti, As Sawira, The Dazzling Mister Sam
A voluptuous oriental mix of jasmine, incense and oud. Rich, smoky and sensual.
One might also like: Halfeti, Equinox Bloom, Changing Constance, Clandestine Clara, Kensington Amber
Exotic, complex and spicy with pepper rose, vetiver and oud. An oriental fragrance with inherent masculinity.
One might also like: Roaring Radcliff, As Sawira, Halfeti, The Dazzling Mister Sam
An arrestingly sharp and aromatic fragrance, underpinned by warming vanilla.
One might also like: Luna, Vaara, Empressa, Savoy Steam
Sensual yet fresh, with a powdery softness that smooths into a buttery, woody dry-down.
One might also like: Iris Prima, Endymion, Opus 1870, Marylebone Wood
Hot and cold spices mingle over tobacco and patchouli. A masculine oriental with a soft, sensual cedarwood dry-down.
One might also like: Halfeti, The Uncompromising Sohan
A gourmand, spicy oriental fragrance that blurs the lines between masculine and feminine.
One might also like: The Bewitching Yasmine, Empressa, Equinox Bloom, Clandestine Clara
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