An entrepreneurial young man named Jonathan Yardley obtained a royal warrant for the provision of all the soap to City of London. The means by which this warrant was obtained are lost to history, however we might suppose it involved payment to the monarch of a sizeable, and no doubt welcome, sum.
This first incarnation of Yardley was lost, as was so much of the old city, in the Great Fire of London of 1666; save for one detail – that lavender should be used to perfume the soaps.
Today’s Yardley London embodies this rich and wonderful heritage with pride. We continue to create exquisite luxury items for discerning customers the world over, carrying on a tradition and lineage that other perfumery houses can only aspire to.
Citrus and Wood is the first Men's fragrance to launch in Yardley London for over six years. The fragrance unites the spice of the orient with the earthy woodland, creating a illustrious, modern aroma, ideal for the discerning and contemporary gent who admires tradition and appreciates good quality and value.
Inspired by the current fine fragrance trend of fusing classic cologne ingredients with contemporary elements, this unique fragrance contains fresh top notes of bergamot, lime and elemi with a spicy sensual heart of black pepper, birchwood and oakmoss, enhanced by the warmth of sandalwood, cedarwood, amber and vetivert at its base.
An energising and sophisticated hair & body wash which gently and effectively cleanses and conditions your skin and hair.