The Portraits Collection 

PORTRAITS

Have You Made Their Acquaintance?

Each with their own unique story to tell, our Portraits collection is a fragrance family like no other – suffused with scandal and olfactive fiction.   

Here, you’ll discover every character to set your nostrils twitching. New ones keep coming out of the woodwork, and the plot ever thickens.   
 

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PORTRAITS ARTHUR 75ML EDP

The World According To Arthur​

An incensed (though, not like the rest!) warrior in a sweet- scented garden of sage wisdom and wit.

$310
THE BLAZING MR SAM 75ML EDP

The Blazing Mister Sam

Hot and cold spices mingle over cedar and patchouli. Sam’s scent turns heads.

$310
PORTRAITS DUCHESS ROSE EDP 75ML VA

The Coveted Duchess Rose

A sweet-scented Rose, ready for the picking. Not so innocent after all.

$310

Keeping Up Appearances

Our Portraits collection is quite unique from the more traditional Penhaligon’s fragrances. One can tell at a glance at the hand-drawn packaging designs by talented Icelandic illustrator Kristjana Williams. 

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 The Family Tree 

Masters of Olfactive Fiction

To create these distinctive scents, we enlisted some of the best noses in the industry – Alberto Morillas, Daphne Bugey, Marie Salamagne, Christophe Raynaud and Juliette Karagueuzoglou to name just a few.   
 

Further Reading

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