Fragrance family: Chypré

Collection: Trade Routes


The Empressa leaves an impression. Her eau de parfum is laced with peach, vanilla and shimmering blood orange, as bright and stirring as the dawn. Her smile? Warm, lustrous, and unforgettable.

9 reviews

The Empressa leaves an impression. Her eau de parfum is laced with peach, vanilla and shimmering blood orange, as bright and stirring as the dawn. Her smile? Warm, lustrous, and unforgettable.

9 reviews

100 ml

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Eau de Parfum

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A Delight

Empressa is a magical fresh and powdery scent that lingers in sensuality and elegance. It is most loved by those who envelope in it's super lightness and luxurious scent - my mum is a convert after relying on overpowering scents of high-end brands perfumes. It is the perfect day to night perfume with the scent of vanilla with hints of fruits and woody smells ever so present. The gorgeous bottle and green bow is a perfect encapsulation of it's luxury. I have the rollerball to accompany me on my trade routes travels. Empressa does impress! IG: babymelon

By Helen Zheng 30 Jun 2020

this scent is out of this world.

everyone loves this scent on me I love this scent on me. its the right amount fo sweetness and freshness at the same time. a great balance the story behind this perfume is also beautiful. I would recommend this perfume if you like vanilla and sandalwood as base notes. the rest of the notes come out beautiful as you wear it through out the day.

By ayan jama 30 Apr 2020

Best feminine fragrance ever!

When you get your first sniff of the sweet and fresh notes of this fragrance you can't help but love it! It is a very well balanced scent with feminine and elegant notes without being overpowering which makes it perfect for day and night use equally. The scent on the skin feels like a luxury treat and if you combine it with the matching body lotion it becomes a truly heavenly experience for all your senses. .

By Orquidea Sanchez 30 Apr 2020

Shimmering.... yes!!

A sparkling chypre fragrance, silky and delightful to wear. Blood orange, mandarin and bergamot open over rose, geranium, cassis and cardamom. These facets give Empressa a sensual, floral, fruity, citrus feel over the slightly sweet fragrance of frankincense and caramel. Happy to see that the earthy and tart absolute of patchouli is present in the base. Shimmering.... yes!!

By Anne Quaife-O’Donnell 28 Apr 2020

The Best Perfume For Women Ever!

Every time the female members of my family smell this perfume, they immediately love it. That is why this is a must buy for me for birthdays or Christmas. The smell is divine and sweet! People always stop my cousin in France, asking her what the name of the perfume is. A big hit!

By Yann RETHO 22 May 2018

Beautiful Scent

Empressa was my first Penhaligon’s fragrance purchase and it is my favourite for daytime. Although it has beautiful citrus notes, it feels opulent and makes me feel special wearing it. It is incomparable with fruity scents I have tried before, much more complex and the fragrance lasts well during the day. It is a subtle yet luxurious scent which I love.

By Graham Martin 12 Jan 2018

The Best For A Woman

Bought it for my French cousin and she has been wearing it every day since then

By Luis Dos Santos 12 Dec 2016

Beautifully Light

I was going to buy my usual blenheim bouquet fragrance and the manager offered this new fragrance to smell. I was impressed with the lightness of this and how it keeps a fresh feeling when I'm wearing this. Definitely recommended to everyone

By richard hayward 05 May 2015

Simply The Best

I was given a sample of heaven I believe (thank you Regent Street store). Recently discovered the wonderful world of Penhaligon's and although i love pretty much every perfume by this house, Empressa is my no.1 choice. It's so unique, spicy, pink, woody and fruity. All at the same time. Not overpowering but you know she's there. So simple yet so complicated. Absolutely fabulous. Christmas can't come soon enough (this is the only item on my list!)

By Audrey Nogradi 31 Aug 2014

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