Over 135 years since the doors of the
Penhaligon's barber shop first opened on Jermyn
Street, William's hugely precious archives
continue to inspire and inform everything Penhaligon's does.
Their passion is to carry on his incredible legacy of creative and innovative perfumery, challenging
the traditions of the art and seeking new ways to
They continue to work with master perfumers who
can interpret their distinctive ideas; conjuring up
new perfume sensations that flow against the
Contradictory ideas don't come bolder than their best-selling men's fragrance, Blenheim Bouquet. At its launch in 1902, this was a brave new direction. Citrus based, it opposed the rich, heavy florals that were feted at the time. The world soon caught up with William's way of thinking.
Today, the scents are still made in England using the finest rare ingredients - from hand-squeezed bergamot, to jasmine at twice the price of gold. The signature Penhaligon's fragrance bottle is to William's original design: clear glass with a distinctive ribbon-wrapped stopper.