London Perfume Shops
Top Ten London Perfume Shops
If you love fragrances, when you visit London you may well enjoy these London perfume shops for their expertise and unique English style.
B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful
B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful is a quirky, independent, English perfumery and glittery make-up emporium by the same people that brought you LUSH. They call themselves, "Ethical beauty that doesn't scrimp on glamor" which is a fine description.
The understated luxury from Diptyque, French perfumery, is still just as good when experienced in London.
Floris was established in 1730 and is still a family-managed business. Floris sells traditional English colognes and soaps of the finest quality and holds two royal warrants (which means they supply British royalty).
Geo F. Trumper
Geo F. Trumper is a traditional English barber, offering shaving products and quality colognes. Established in 1875, Geo F. Trumper's range of gentleman's fragrances and grooming products is available around the world.
The first Jo Malone store opened on Walton Street London in 1994, selling a capsule Skin Care collection, nine personal fragrances and a selection of delicious scented candles. In 1999, Jo Malone moved to a larger store on Sloane Street which is now their flagship store.
Les Senteurs, meaning 'the scents', is a connoisseur's perfumery. Established in 1984, it's a family-run business and great for fragrance specialists and those still discovering the delights. Staff are willing to offer impartial expert advice and the products are mainly from smaller companies, who tend to use higher concentrations of natural essences and high quality ingredients.
Miller Harris was founded by perfumer Lyn Harris in 2000. Miller Harris products and stores are luxurious and a custom perfume creation is available.
Ormonde Jayne sells elegant perfumes, scented candles and body products by Linda Pilkington. Impressively, Ormonde Jayne manufactures all its products in its own London laboratory. Ormonde Jayne is all about quality and luxury and uses specialty oils not widely used in the perfume industry today.
Penhaligon's London was founded in 1870 by William Penhaligon, an enthusiastic alchemist, who started selling exclusive scents to discerning ladies and gentlemen from a barber shop on Jermyn Street.