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STAFF PICKS FOR FATHERS DAY

June 10, 2016

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Treat your dad to a fragrance from Angela Flanders Perfumery this year! To help get a head start choosing a unique Fathers Day gift before 19th June, members of staff shares some of their personal choices based on what they think their own fathers would love to receive.  

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The Fabric of Flavour – A Unique Collaboration

January 14, 2015

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Angela Flanders is delighted to announce that her iconic whisky-inspired fragrance, Aqua Alba, has now been used to create the world’s first whisky scent-imbued fabric, named the Fabric of Flavour. Aqua Alba has perfumed an exclusive fabric developed by Harris Tweed for Johnnie Walker Whisky, using a unique process, which enables the scent to be layered into […]

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The Christmas Edit

November 25, 2014

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  Buying gifts at Christmas can be a challenge. It’s such a personal exchange, a special choice that shows you thought about it. To provide you with some olfactory inspiration, we’ve put together a special Christmas Edit of Angela’s perfume range – to suit him or her and cater to a range of personalities, tastes […]

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The Art of Blending

May 29, 2014

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  Here at Angela Flanders, we believe in the perfect partnership. Certain ingredients blend so perfectly together, it seems as though Mother Nature herself made them to match. Perfumery seeks out those harmonious partnerships, experimenting and exploring, until the right combination is found. We invite you to visit us at our Spitalfield’s Salon and do […]

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Breath of Hope Launch Evening

February 17, 2014

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    Surrounded by snowdrops, perfume, champagne and friends, Angela recently celebrated the launch of her new limited edition fragrance, Breath of Hope. The gathering was held at her Spitalfields boutique on a cold, wintry night and all were treated to the rare chance of hearing her talk about her new perfume and the process […]

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Christmas Wednesday’s at Columbia Road

November 27, 2013

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Step back in time for contemporary Christmas cheer. Late Night Christmas Shopping on Columbia Road Known for its world-famous Sunday flower market, Columbia Road is one of the few streets in the capital composed entirely of independent shops which are usually only open on Sunday mornings. For the eighth year running, the shops of Columbia […]

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Angela’s Perfumed Journey

November 18, 2016

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  A few weeks ago we organised a commemorative event with fragrance industry friends to celebrate Angela’s life and work. Hosted by fragrance specialist Odette Toilette, this evening was the occasion to remember some of the highlights of her career. Here are some of these milestones, in Angela’s own words.     * from the book […]

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ANGELA FLANDERS 1927-2016

April 29, 2016

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“I have never wanted to sell all over the world; people come to find me from all over the world in search of something special” Angela Flanders   ANGELA FLANDERS 1927 – 2016   It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Angela Flanders on Tuesday 26th April, 2016. The journey began […]

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30 YEARS OF FINE PERFUMERY IN A TRILOGY OF ROSES

September 30, 2015

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It was 30 years ago when perfumer Angela Flanders took on a small shop in the heart of the East End, on the now famous Columbia Road Flower Market. Originally Flanders wanted to use the shop as a studio for her antique painted furniture. However, within a few months the furniture was overtaken by dried […]

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1st May – Lily of The Valley

April 28, 2015

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    The 1st May cannot be allowed to pass without paying homage to the tiny, tenacious Spring flower  –  the Lily of The Valley. This Spring, Angela was especially reminded of its fragile, extraordinary beauty after watching the recently released film ‘Dior & I’. Christian Dior considered the humble Lily of The Valley to […]

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Aqua Alba & Harris Tweed – A Statement

December 12, 2014

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STATEMENT FROM ANGELA FLANDERS  Thursday 11th December 2014 Commenting on press coverage about Johnnie Walker and Harris Tweed teaming up to create a fabric that smells of whisky, perfumer Angela Flanders says:   “Widespread press reports give the impression that Harris Tweed and Johnnie Walker have created an Aqua Alba textile between them. This is […]

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Angela’s Famous Five Winter Candles

November 15, 2014

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  We’ve curated five of our most popular candles for you this coming Festive Season. Each has its own distinct character and creates its own mood, transporting  you and your family to new fragrant landscapes this Christmas. Angela’s candles are of an exceptionally high quality. Our carefully formulated blend allows us to incorporate up to […]

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Coming Soon……. “Breath of Hope” the new fragrance from Angela Flanders

January 15, 2014

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Angela and Vicci first met in 2012 at the UK Fragrance Foundation’s Annual Award Ceremony (or ‘the FiFi’s’, as they are fondly known!) Angela’s fragrance, Precious One had garnered the coveted Best New Independent Fragrance Award and Vicci was on the prestigious judging panel. Precious One was created by Angela for her daughter Kate’s boutique […]

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Cult Perfume Evening with Tessa Williams

November 27, 2013

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  AN EVENING WITH TESSA WILLIAMS Author of Cult Perfumes – The World’s Most Exclusive Perfumeries   “Even in times of economic hardship, perfume is an affordable luxury, recognized for its ability to make us not only smell good but also feel great. No woman’s dressing table or bathroom cabinet is complete without at least one bottle.” – […]

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A SENSUOUS AUTUMN ROSE

September 14, 2016

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Indulge your senses and wrap yourself up in pink layers of warm, velvety-rich rose fragrances… Our rose based and violet-infused fragrances are perfect for the transition into autumn; rich and delicately blended to give you a textured yet subtle sensuous scent to greet the change of season. From the delicate blushes of Josephine to the seductive soigne of Parisienne via a powdery rouged Rose Poudree […]

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BACK TO WORK BLUES

August 26, 2015

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Stimulate your senses with Angela’s most aromatic creations. These perfumes are aroma-therapy for the body and soul, abundant in naturally soothing and invigorating essential oils.  From calming Lavender to promote restful sleep, Patchouli to inspire a sense of peace, or Bergamot, Juniper and Rosemary to enliven and sharpen the mind – Angela’s aromatic creations contain […]

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Violets for Valentines

January 28, 2015

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  December 1795: “I awake full of you. Your image and the memory of last night’s intoxicating pleasures has left no rest to my senses. Sweet, incomparable Josephine, what a strange effect you have on my heart……Meanwhile, my sweet love, a thousand kisses; but do not give me any, for they set my blood on […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2014

December 2, 2014

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    ‘Jack Frost’ is nipping at our noses already, which means that Christmas is just around the corner. To help you prepare for the coming Festive Season, we’ve put together a handy Gift Guide with something to suit everyone, whatever your budget. Whether you want to splurge on a big bottle of beautiful perfume, […]

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Bleu de Chine – A Limited Edition Fragrance.

September 11, 2014

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  With a background in costume design, perfumer Angela Flanders was inspired by a friend’s collection of vintage Chinese blue and white textiles for this latest fragrance as she explains: About Noel Chapman & Bleu Anglais Noel is a consultant designer with specialisms in Trends, Forecasting and Knitwear. He has always had a keen interest in vintage and […]

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A visit from Arquiste…….

February 19, 2014

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  We had an unexpected and very special visitor to our Columbia Road shop one recent Sunday afternoon. But first a little backstory should be provided……… Rachael, who works for Angela, had recently attended an event at Bloom for an introductory tour of Arquiste Parfumeur’s range by founder and perfumer, Carlos Huber. Carlos kindly gave samples of […]

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Mr Severs – Candles at Christmas Time

November 29, 2013

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  Hidden in a corner of a famous house in Spitalfields, a secret aroma contributes to the magical atmosphere. Welcome to 18, Folgate Street – an 18th Century house in London’s old East End. Smell plays a vital sensory role in each room, and one scent in particular has become associated with the house, indelibly […]

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