The Yardley London Story

The Yardley London Story

When Yardley first started business in the City of London in 1770, lavender was the herb chosen to perfume an exclusive range of luxury soaps. Combined with the finest quality plants and oils, English Lavender has become established as the international signature fragrance of Yardley. Over the centuries, Yardley has been at the leading edge for style and elegance remembered for its association with Twiggy, Jean Shripton and incorporating product designs from some of the world’s most renowned designers including Reco Capey.

Now in the 21st century Yardley continues to lead the way with its authority on lavender and high quality floral bath luxuries. While continuing to develop new fragrances and designs that guarantee to some of the top selling scents in its range, it is also embarks on a new chapter in stylish design that celebrates its heritage within the 21st century setting. Yardley London is part of the Lornamead family of products, which includes Finesse, LypSyl, Aquanet, and Natural White.

Beginning in 1921, Yardley London has been honored with six Royal Warrants. A Royal Warrant is an honor afforded only the finest British companies for service and quality of their products.

Of all the scented plants, few can compare with the romance, history, and intoxicating aromas of the Yardley classic scents: English Lavender, Lily of the Valley, and English Rose. Throughout history they have revealed their many uses: scent, healer, soother, and tonic - so it's little wonder that these great classic scents from Yardley London are essential for a beautiful body and a wonderful bath experience. For more than 230 years now, Yardley has been synonymous with elegant and beautiful scents and the finest quality ingredients. Our new products and fragrances are a fresh take on the classic Yardley tradition.