Bring some hygge into your life, with a luxe scented candle. Not only will a cosy, glowing flame provide an atmospheric centrepiece, but it’s also the ideal gift for that friend or loved one who already has everything. And you can never have too many. Start spring with one of these fantastic candles.
AMAN – Grounding Candle
Aman encompasses a global constellation that spans across 20 countries and with wellbeing at its core, it has offered its guests the opportunity to seek transformative experiences at its hotels and resorts in breathtaking locations since 1988. Their candle range features three beautifully scented 220g candles that follow the Grounding, Purifying and Nourishing pathways inspired by Aman Spas and influenced by the varied landscapes of Aman’s destinations.
For those seeking reconnection, stillness and perspective we just love their Grounding Spa Candle has been developed to promote inner peace and return body and mind to a state of harmony. The candle comprises of combination of natural and mineral waxes, individually poured into a black glass vessel, which has been blown and cut by hand.
DS & DURGA – Tomb of Eagles
D.S. & Durga’s Tomb of the Eagles scented candle presents a dark and gritty take on nature in a medium-bodied fresh floral fragrance. This overwhelmingly refreshing fragrance evokes a scene in the far north of Scotland, beyond jagged wildflower-lined cliffs repeatedly struck by the ranging, salty sea – where Orkney eagles carve their way through the breeze, carrying their idle prey. Inspired by nature in its rawest form, this evocative candle emits a surprising air of tranquility. Burn it in summer or winter for a momentary escape to a faraway place.
FORNASETTI – Losanghe Otto-Scented Candle
The trendy Fornasetti print provides an alternative look on this unique Losanghe candle. Enjoy the aromas of lavender, thyme, orris, and cedarwood, all part of the label’s Otto scent. Made in the UK, the candle comprises vegetable wax, hand-poured into a white ceramic vessel featuring a black and white profile of Italian soprano Lina Cavalieri.
CIRE TRUDON – Ernesto Scented Candle
Every candle tells a story and Cire Trudon’s Ernesto soya wax creation is named after the revolutionary politician Che Guevara. It evokes the warm spicy notes of mid-century Havana; using bergamot, rum, labdanum and patchouli, and is completed by a deep leather and tobacco base. The wax is framed in a handcrafted green glass vessel and decorated with a logo-embossed gold front plaque for some retro class.
GUCCI – Fumus Cameo Scented Candle
This ornate antique artefact inspired piece features a bird Cameo pattern. The pink and green Fumus-scented candle is made in Italy from Richard Ginori porcelain. Its fragrance combines birch, orange leaves and camphor, echoing the aromas that would have filled an artisan’s Florentine workshop. It’ll be a talking point for your guests.
DOLCE & GABBANA – Incenso Scented Candle
D&G’s upscale candle is a work of art in itself and has some health benefits. It’s infused with spicy frankincense, an essential oil that brings feelings of tranquillity. It’s made in Italy from hand-painted ceramic shaped to form a Sicilian style owl vase along with a sculpted lid. Use it to relieve stress and keep it as an evergreen ornament, once the wax has burned down.
LA DOUBLEJ – Babe Gilded-Edge Scented Candle
Return to a traditional, large votive shape, with LaDouble J’s black Babe. It was designed in collaboration with heritage Italian porcelain label Ancap and is part of the Goddess collection. The candle is evocative of the founder’s love of both Lake Como and Italy, featuring a playful flora and fauna design on the colourful ceramic outer shell. The wax is infused with rejuvenating notes of ylang-ylang, patchouli and sandalwood.
L’OBJET – Eau d’Égée No.3 Large Scented Candle
Escape to the Aegean coast with this candle evocative of the Mediterranean sun and sea. The large white porcelain container is decorated with a watercolour, picturesque imagery of the coast. Inside, is wax fragranced by wildflowers, offset with sweet coriander and burning sage as was found in ancient Greek temples. It has three wicks for a more dramatic glow and a smart logo-engraved brass lid.
OVEROSE – Anthurium Scented Candle
Overose is a French brand, known for its contemporary aesthetic. This Parisienne made glass vessel is in a matte dark peach hue. Its fresh and uplifting scent has notes of blackcurrant berries, rose petals and lychee water released on a base of caladium leaves. Perfect for a city apartment, it’s simple yet sophisticated in true continental style.
ESPA – Restorative Candle
Light this 100% natural soy wax candle when you need to restore. It’s hand-poured and infused with the unique Restorative Signature Blend incorporating aromatherapy oils for an increased sense of wellbeing. Relax with the aroma of rose geranium, sweet orange, lavender and palmarosa. This is a particularly elegant piece created with white glass and a metal lid (this doubles as a protective plate to stand the lit candle on).
PAIA COPENHAGEN – Eucalyptus & Cedarwood Soy Candle
Crafted from organically grown soya bean wax, this candle is from a range by the Danish brand Paia Copenhagen. Full-bodied tones of Eucalyptus, pine, lavender and cedarwood essential oils are encased in this rich coloured glass vessel. Bring some chic Scandi style into your home with this soy candle.
ACQUA DI PARMA – Blu Mediterraneo Arancia di Capri Candle
Make your home smell like summer with the calming notes of Acqua di Parma’s Arancia di Capri candle. Its colours and fragrance embody the atmosphere of this famed Italian island, playground of the rich and famous. The 200g glass candle is created in collaboration with the maximalist brand, La Double J, whose vibrant patterns can be seen on the presentation box.
FORNASETTI – Giardino Segreto Scented Candle
Here art meets fragrance, as this Giardino Segreto candle displays the work of Piero Fornasetti, a Milanese painter, sculptor, interior decorator, engraver and creator. The design is inspired by a dreamlike representation of the ideal Italian secret garden and offers a 60-hour burn time. In it, we find herbs and foliage, hidden follies and mythical creatures.
MATTHEW WILLIAMSON – Summer Siesta Large Candle
Choose a bright, funky, travel-inspired cancel from Matthew Williamson’s fragrance collection. The Summer Siesta comes in a decorative Portuguese ceramic vessel that’ll serve a decorative purpose long after the wax has burnt out. The theme is reflected in its notes of mandarin, lemon and tuberose, created in collaboration with highly respected Parisian perfumers. It’s extra-large with a double wick for an enhanced visual and aromatic effect.