The Favourite - perfume for women

The Favourite by Penhaligon's is a new floral musk fragrance for women. Inspired by the Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough and the subject of the movie The Favourite, this powdery floral scent includes notes of mandarin, bergamot, and violet leaves blending into a heart of jasmine sambac, mimosa, and orris, with a dry down of ambroxan, musk, and creamy Indian sandalwood. The classic Penhaligon's perfume bottle features a pale pink hue, red label, golden accents, and is adorned with a pink velvet bow. Launched in 2020, this "smoke and mirrors...iris and musk" feminine fragrance is available in an eau de parfum spray.

Penhaligon's The Favourite
Penhaligon's The Favourite
Floral Musk
Fragrance Notes
Top - Mandarin, begamot, violet leaf
Heart - Jasmine sambac, mimosa, orris
Base - Indian sandalwood, musk, ambroxan

Launched - March 2020

Penhaligon's The Favourite - new fragrance details

Waiting won't do for this lady. She knows exactly what goes on behind Palace doors, and her golden mimosa sways society's opinion. Her majestic scent of iris and musk greets with a darling smile as she begins to emerge on a sandalwood stage."

(Source:, Apr. 2020)

Penhaligon's The Favourite Fragrance

The powdery feminine Penhaligon's The Favourite perfume is available in an Eau de Parfum spray, $208 for 3.4 oz. (Bloomingdale's, Saks Fifth Avenue)

Penhaligon's The Favourite takes inspiration from Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, the grandeur of Blenheim Palace and the secrets which took place behind closed doors. Regal and compelling, it's imbued with majestic layers of musky florals: opening with notes of wildflowers, mandarin and bergamot, mimosa, iris and jasmine make up the alluring heart notes, while sandalwood, musk and amber create an intriguing finish.", Apr. 2020

Penhaligon's The Favourite Perfume Ad

PENHALIGON'S The Favourite Eau de Parfum
The stage is set, the setting is Blenheim. The story concerns the mother of this majestic palace. Smoke and mirrors. Iris and musk. Manoeuvres and mystery create the most wonderful of palaces. What goes on in the shadows? Behind closed doors? She orchestrates the most grandiose of displays, conducts society and manipulates her milieu. Leave it to her, it's better that way. Jasmine toys with one's heartstrings as she begins to emerge upon a sandalwood stage.", Apr. 2020

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