history of penhaligon's & where to buy a Penhaligon's sample

Penhaligon's - The British Perfume Powerhouse

A History Of The Brand

Penhaligon's is a British perfume house founded by William Penhaligon in 1870. Penhaligon was a Cornish barber who moved to London and became the court barber and perfumer to Queen Victoria. In 1870, he opened his own shop in Jermyn Street, London, and started selling his own fragrances.

Penhaligon's quickly gained a reputation for its distinctive and luxurious fragrances. The brand was known for its use of high-quality ingredients, and many of its scents were inspired by the traditional perfumery techniques of the Victorian era.

Over the years, Penhaligon's has created a wide range of fragrances for both men and women, each with its own unique scent profile.

Some of its most famous fragrances include Halfeti, Blenheim Bouquet, a classic citrus scent inspired by the Duke of Marlborough's residence, and Hammam Bouquet, a rich and spicy scent inspired by Turkish baths.

Who Wears Penhaligon's?

Penhaligon's fragrances are popular among individuals who appreciate fine, high-quality perfumes.

The brand has a long and distinguished history of creating fragrances for both men and women, and its scents are known for their complexity, depth, and elegance. 

List of notable people who have been known to wear Penhaligon's; 

  1. Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales & the Duchess of Cambridge, reportedly wore Penhaligon's Bluebell fragrance on her wedding day.
  2. David Beckham, the former professional soccer player and style icon, is said to be a fan of Penhaligon's fragrances, particularly the Blenheim Bouquet scent.
  3. Sarah Jessica Parker, the actress and fashion icon, has been spotted wearing Penhaligon's fragrances, including the Artemisia scent.
  4. Daniel Craig, the actor who played James Bond in several films, has been known to wear Penhaligon's fragrances, such as Sartorial and Opus 1870.
  5. Tom Hiddleston, the actor best known for his portrayal of Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has been seen wearing Penhaligon's fragrances, including Blenheim Bouquet and Juniper Sling.

    Penhaligon's Sample Set - Where To Buy 

    Building your own Penhaligon's sample set with 3-10ml fragrance decants is a great way to explore their range of fragrances without committing to the cost of a full-size bottle.

    You can purchase Penhaligon's samples from us right here at Decanted, we specialise in women's perfume samples and men's aftershave samples.

    We decant from 100% genuine retail bottles hygienically, in a controlled environment to ensure authenticity and quality.

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