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41 Wellington Street
- +44 20 7836 2150
I'm a simple woman.
When the lovely clerk asked me if I needed assistance, I looked around the tasteful parfumerie scanning a million mysterious bottles of fragrance and was completely honest with her: 'Yes. I need help.'
'What do you like?' she asked me.
'I don't know. I normally just smell like sweatsocks or the gym, so anything that you have that does not smell like that might be nice.'...more
Apparently, William Penhaligon was a bit of a devil in the 19th Century and his first ever bottled aroma was based on the scent of the hot, steamy, decadence occurring in London's Turkish baths. This man sounds like my kinda guy. Oh, the Queen also thinks he's A-OK too... Penhaligon's has been appointed as the royal perfumery since Queen Victoria's rein.
The shop in Covent Garden oozes with...more
I was in London for work. Two weeks in the UK and I thought my wife deserved something special. Heck, I missed her and wanted a small gift to show her I was thinking of her.
This is a special store with special products. The products are not inexpensive, but this is a store where you get what you pay for; delicate and nice perfumes, quality lotions and other knick knacks. Let me start by...more
Penhaligon's is sexy.
It may not look like it from the outside - your basic Soho London shop, but ah, wait till you get inside. Because this place, my friends, is home to the best scents in London. And smelling unusually good - so good that it makes people stop and go, "Woah, what cologne are you wearing? It's fantastic."
That is sexy.
Now, the issue I had faced was... I didn't know what...more
My friends from the States came to visit me and they wanted to buy unique souvenirs that are different from the usual high street fare. The one-of-a-kind finds at Penhaligon's fit the bill, yet the shop is conveniently located in Covent Garden. The sales associate revealed that the store is certified to sell items to the Royal Family, which makes for a fun fact to share with the recipients of...more