Since 1870, Penhaligon's has been dedicated to creating classic English scents and luxury gifts for both ladies and gentlemen. Inspired by the past and committed to the future, their products share a timeless elegance which respects a rich history whilst acknowledging a very contemporary taste for exclusivity. They also sell a range of silver gifts and travel sets.
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Venue Details & Map
41 Wellington Street
- +44 (0)20 7836 2150
- Public transport:
- Covent Garden, Underground
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
A prononcer avec l'accent, please !
Penhaligon's, c'est la classe à l'anglaise, version famille royale.
J'en veux pour preuve le fameux Royal Warrant qui orne les flacons si caractéristiques. Ces Warrants sont accordés à des marques, ainsi récompensées pour la grande qualité de leurs produits, et attestent que ces dernières fournissent la famille royale.
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