Journey back in time through the art of olfactory thanks to Penhaligon’s Trade Routes collection. Each sharing a historic tale, the fragrances speak of days of yore through carefully crafted scents that emulate the different trades and their origins of the 19th Century. Coincidentally, it was at this time that Penhaligon’s inception came to be, another fine craft in a time of perpetual discovery.
Through five different fragrances, you’ll be transported back to when London was booming and quickly becoming the trading capital of the world. Through this sensory discovery, you’ll appreciate a time when London was one of the world’s largest harbours with a fleet of polished mahogany ships stacked with fine fabrics and rare, exotic foods.
Penhaligon’s has captured these rare ingredients in five evocative scents, the only question is, which fragrance is for you? In this something-for-everyone collection, Penhaligon’s invites you to journey back and find your true spirit scent.
The question is, which fragrance is for you? In this something-for-everyone collection, Penhaligon’s invites you to journey back and find your true spirit scent.
For the alluring ocean empress with a fire for adventure, The Empressa leaves an impression. Her Eau de Parfum is laced with peach, vanilla and shimmering blood orange, as bright and stirring as the dawn. Her smile? Warm, lustrous, and unforgettable.
For the intoxicating enigma, Halfeti demands attention with a captivating essence. This is love. A potent, mysterious fragrance with vigorous grapefruit, Levantine spice and rose tangle in the moonlight. But what’s that upon the riverbank? Could it be the fabled black rose?
For time travellers who enjoy history and delving into the mysteries of the past. Here, the sun rises over Cairo, brings warm saffron spice. Soon, all is life. Damascena rose and labdanum bloom above sensual patchouli. This city’s Eau de Parfum is ancient but born a new each day.
For those at one with sea and sail, Lothair is as novel as a foreign shore and as familiar as a cup of tea. Named after one of the last clippers, the Lothair’s hold is stuffed with the fragrant spoils of adventure: juniper, fig milk and ambergris.
The souk abounds in opulent gifts - if one knows where to look. An Eau de Parfum of heaped spices and fragrant flowers; saffron, bergamot, labdanum and oud. The search makes it all the more seductive.
The Trade Routes collection from Penhaligon’s is available to buy online at www.penhaligons.com