“England expects that every man will do his duty”
Lord NelsonInspired by the Battle of Trafalgar (21st October 1805) - a pivotal event which secured Britain’s reputation as a formidable sea power in the early 19th Century, but also saw the loss of one of Her greatest heroes.Pieces of t..
Full fathom five thy father lies;
Of his bones are coral made;
Those are pearls that were his eyes;
Nothing of him that doth fade,
But doth suffer a sea-change
Into something rich and strange.
Ariels SongBroadly taking its inspiration from The Tempest (in which Shakespeare conjures images ..
‘Iron Duke’ is a tribute to Arthur Wellesley, Duke Of Wellington (1769 – 1852). Here, perfumer Julie Dunkley has created a strikingly powerful fragrance with animalic depths – an apparition of the celebrated horseman, warrior politician and sartorial pioneer.The images that support this release ..
“...nothing is so much wanted and desired at sea, as the discovery of the longitude, for the safety and quickness of voyages, the preservation of ships, and the lives of men...”
The Longitude ActLignum Vitae owes its inspiration to the discovery of 17thCentury Clockmaker John Harrison..
Inspired by the debauched scenes of Georgian London imagined by the social satirist and cartoonist William Hogarth (1697-1764), the second edition in the ‘Revenants’ Collection from BeauFort London brings these back to life.
Much of Hogarth’s work depicts moral degeneracy and the fall from grace of..
Terror & Magnificence takes its inspiration from the works
of architect Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661- 1736) whose foreboding structures puncture London’s landscape. Hawksmoor - referred to as ‘the Devil’s architect’ - continues to provoke interest for his distinctive churches, which introduced..
“Emotional excitement reaches men through tea, tobacco, opium, whisky, and religion”
George Bernard ShawVi Et Armis is an explosively spiced ‘oriental’ Eau De Parfum inspired by Great Britain’s dominance of international sea trade across the centuries.It’s key notes allude to the cargoes ca..