Tucked away on an unassuming street behind bustling Marble Arch is this specialist perfumery. Go for high-quality fragrances – for yourself or your home – produced by niche luxury brands such as Maison Francis Kurkdjian, Cloon Keen Atelier and Caron.
2 Seymour Place, London W1 (lessenteurs.com)
This East Dulwich boutique is run by scent expert Michael Donovan and stocks everything from fragrances to a line of all-natural home-cleaning products, as well as an eclectic mix of crockery, glassware, sheepskin slippers and old-fashioned door knockers. Its perfume edit includes heritage brands such as E Coudray from Paris, Alvarez Gómez from Madrid and British candlemakers Birch & Brook, who use organic wax.
125 Lordship Lane, London SE22 (roullierwhite.com)
The Salon de Parfums, Harrods
The ultimate destination for perfume lovers has opened on Harrods’ sixth floor. Playing host to collections from the likes of Dior, Chanel and Guerlain – as well as some less well-known names, such as niche French perfumer Liquides Imaginaires – the Salon de Parfums sells only the most exclusive fragrances and home scents by each brand, many of which also offer bespoke fragrance services. Boutiques are set out along a neoclassical-style avenue decorated in cream and taupe shades; Roja Dove’s Haute Parfumerie takes centre stage in the striking space. Harrods Salon de Parfums 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL
Delyss is a one-stop online shop for fine home scents from around the world. Representing an array of famous names – Cire Trudon, Miller Harris, Tom Dixon and Missoni Home – alongside niche brands that include Odin New York and Culti, it stocks perfumed candles and fragrance accessories such as candlesticks, lanterns and matches in pretty packaging. Delyss
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