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Yardley and Co

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Yardley is a traditional British cosmetics brand and is one of the oldest in the world. It has been a favourite of women for over 230 years.

English Lavender has become established as Yardley's signature fragrance around the world.

Established in 1770, Yardley and Co had become recognised as a world leader in soap and perfumery by the beginning of the twentieth century.

By 1910, it moved to London's premier thoroughfare Bond Street.

In 1921 Yardley received its first Royal Warrant, an honour bestowed on only the finest British companies that provide outstanding service. Today, Yardley holds two Royal Warrants.

By 1976 was owned by British American Cosmetics

It is owned by the Lornamead company.

2008 The company introduced new products to their range, including English Rose and Lavender, Lily of the Valley and Lavender and two new fragrances Iris and Lavender and Peony.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • [1] Yardley of London website
  • [2] Wikipedia
  • [3] Lornamead company website