Perfume

By Farzana Ali | 02 Sep 2019

The UK's finest fragrance houses reveal why the artisanal approach rules

The rules are out. As mass-produced fragrances continue to hit a sour note with discerning perfume wearers, the move towards prestige and niche fragrances continues to rise. And as more of us continue... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 06 Jun 2019

No Brexit blues for UK luxury as Brand Britain booms

While much of Britain has been worrying about the effects of a no-deal Brexit, the luxury industry has been quietly growing at an unprecedented rate, according to experts Walpole. In just four years f... Read More

By Tempus | 17 Oct 2018

Interior designer Cat Dal tells Tempus how to achieve spa-level luxury in your home

When visiting a five-star hotel or spa, often the most luxurious feature is the bathroom. With wellness a priority in this hectic day and age, bathrooms should not only be functional, they should tran... Read More

By Julien James Davis | 20 Sep 2018

In pursuit of perfection: why Elegantes London is the ultimate family of luxury perfumes

A glorious cobalt sky hangs over a quiet, leafy street in Northern France. There, two gleaming Bentley Bentayga SUVs sit parked in front of the unassuming buidlings – perhaps... Read More

By Rose Adams | 20 Aug 2018

An entrepreneurial "concierge for fragrance" says bespoke beauty is the future

As the demand for bespoke beauty grows, it’s clear that personalisation is the future. No surprise then, that emerging brands are taking note. One scent-sational example is Sniph, a fragrance di... Read More

By Rose Adams | 07 Aug 2018

The sweet smell of success: Tempus talks to fragrance entrepreneur Nathalie Vinciguerra

To achieve success in your chosen field, it’s fundamental to live and breathe what you do – and no one knows this more than Nathalie Vinciguerra, founder of luxury fragrance brand Anima Vi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 May 2018

Explore the Cotswolds in style with a McLaren supercar adventure

When it comes to speeding away from the pressures of business, there's nothing quite like taking a supercar to the picturesque English countryside in the summer months. And now bespoke travel comp... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 29 Mar 2018

Le Gemme Reali: Bulgari's bejewelled new perfume trio is fit for an empress

At Bulgari's elegant boutique on New Bond Street, a unique £900,000 platinum necklace adorned with precious emerald, rubies and rare sapphires sits on display in homage to the Byzantine Empr... Read More

By Rose Adams | 12 Mar 2018

French fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy has died aged 91

Iconic French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy has died aged 91. The Givenchy founder's partner Phillippe Venet, a fellow haute couture designer, announced the news on Monday 12 March. &qu... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Dec 2017

WIN! This luxury Lalique fragrance for a dreamy 2018 in our Countdown to Christmas

Day seven of Tempus' 12-day Countdown to Christmas giveaway, where you can win these exclusive luxury prizes to ring in 2018 in style. Here's the latest of our exclusive gifts: WIN! ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 28 Nov 2017

Bond No.9's Laurice Rahmé tells us why the American parfumerie is a love letter to New York

When Laurice Rahmé founded Bond No.9, she was determined to bring the attitude of New York to her perfumes – quite a feat considering the distinct and diverse pockets of the sprawling U.S... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Nov 2017

As Bulgari celebrates 25 years of Thé Vert, we look at why this classic scent is still our cup of tea

It's hard to believe that Bulgari's classic cologne, Eau Parfumée au Thé Vert, was never intended for public sale. In fact, Bulgari's first venture into the world of perfume ... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Oct 2017

The Luxe List: 5 incredible seasonal purchases to level up your lifestyle

The Luxe List Whether you're in the market for a new superfast superyacht or want to dive to new depths with your very own submarine, we've found the pre-order products that will let you reall... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Sep 2017

We put our noses to the test at Floraïku’s boutique in London's Harrods

Walking into the exclusive Floraïku boutique in Harrods Salon de Parfums, it’s easy to see the rich Japanese influence that imbues the scent collection. Designed to resemble a Japanese... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 17 Aug 2017

Heaven scent: we try Penhaligon’s bespoke perfumes

The perfect perfume is the finishing touch to any lady’s outfit and should be considered just as important as her accessories, if not more so. Just as a tailor sculpts an outfit to the natural c... Read More

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