Category Archives: Penhaligon’s

Fashion Forward – Review: Penhaligon’s Tralala

By Tara Tralala; what a fantastic name for a perfume. It’s very hard to say it to yourself in anything other than a sing-songy voice. It’s what a young girl would trill while skipping through a meadow on a sunny … Continue reading

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The Ballerina, The Maharaja and The Tailor – Reviews: Iris Prima, Vaara and Sartorial By Penhaligon’s

By Tara Established in 1870, Penhaligon’s is a quintessentially English fragrance house. I am fond of their witty, English eccentric style and they have made some interesting choices regarding their perfumes in the last few years. Admirably, they have managed … Continue reading

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Penhaligon’s Love Potion N°9 And Gaultier Kokorico Full Bottles Giveaway

My friend Georgy, one of the very few real flesh and blood Perfumistas I know in Vienna, has decided to purge his collection in favor of a new By Kilian (Straight To Heaven) and you, dear readers are the beneficiaries. … Continue reading

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Stop Screaming! – Review: Penhaligon’s Eau Sans Pareil

Eau sans Pareil is part of the Anthology collection, a series of perfumes re-invented, re-imagined, re-created based on past Penhaligon’s releases. Sans Pareil means unparalleled, and while I would not go so far and apply that to the entire perfume, … Continue reading

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Scents Of Destination – Where To Wear What! A Blogging Project

Where are you going on vacation this summer? Any exotic locales? Maybe an exciting city trip? A mountain retreat? A sandy beach? To your office? Wherever you plan to go, even if you stay on your own balcony, there is … Continue reading

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Penhaligon’s Amaranthine Giveaway Winner Announced!

The response to Penhaligon’s generous full bottle giveaway of Amaranthine was very positive. Thank you all for entering and letting us know why you would be the ideal wearer of this corrupted floral by Bertrand Duchaufour. Random.org makes it easy … Continue reading

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Corrupted Floral Anyone? – Penhaligon’s Amaranthine Full Bottle Giveaway!

I’m in London this week and therefore regular blogging service will be a bit slower until I get back (with a full report of course). In the meantime, to make things a little more entertaining, take a look at this … Continue reading

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Fragrant Mystery – Review: Penhaligon’s Artemisia

You do not hear much about Artemisia in Perfumeland. I wonder why that is. Does everybody find it unworthy of reviewing? Is it not marketed enough by Penhaligon’s, so nobody knows about it? Is it so bad, it is shunned … Continue reading

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Perfume As Medicine – Sleepless Nights, Aches And Pains And More

We all know perfume is powerful and that is why we love it. Perfume is able to conjure memories, to evoke feelings, to influence moods. Perfume is a force to be reckoned with. Nothing works better at making us happy, … Continue reading

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A Cure For All Diseases – Review: Penhaligon’s Anthology Collection Orange Blossom 1976

The original Orange Blossom was a perfume from 1976, it has been recreated as part of the Anthology Collection by everybody’s favorite perfumer, Bertrand Duchaufour. (No, I am not being suggestive or even manipulative, why do you ask?) The perfume has been … Continue reading

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