Sheila Pickles





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Sheila began her career working for Franco Zeffirelli in the worlds of theatre, film and opera in Italy in the 60s. "He was my education," says Sheila. "He was the first one to open my eyes to the whole world of the Arts. In Rome beauty was all around me." At Zeffirelli's suggestion she took over the dying business of Penhaligon's - the historic perfume house making colognes and special preparations for discerning gentlemen - and spent the next two decades brilliantly bringing the business back to International life. Starting with the launch of several exquisite new scents, her creativity took her into designing original luxury gifts and finally into publishing. Sixteen unique scented anthologies of verse and prose redefined the giftbook ma ...more

Average rating: 4.09 · 299 ratings · 39 reviews · 40 distinct works · Similar authors
The Language Of Flowers

4.05 avg rating — 177 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions
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Love: A Treasury of Verse a...

4.23 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1988 — 4 editions
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A Victorian Posy

4.53 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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A Victorian Posy: Penhaligo...

4.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1990
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Christmas

3.60 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1989 — 10 editions
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The Essence Of English Life

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1993
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Bridal Bouquet: Penhaligon'...

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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The Language of Wild Flowers

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings
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The Fragrant Garden/Penhali...

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1992 — 3 editions
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Forest's Robe: Penhaligon's...

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1992
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