By Vivian Kelly
There’s nothing more satisfying than a beautifully scented candle. The scent of warm seasonal spices, pine, cinnamon and other wonderful things is a sure-fire way to get us snuggled up and cozy on the sofa. Just what we need on a chilly winter’s evening…
Plus, it makes a fabulous last-minute gift for family and friends. Here’s our season’s top picks to choose from.
Jo Malone, Orange Bitter Scented Candle
This deliciously warm candle is truly reminiscent of the holidays. Crisp orange and mandarin, sweet prune and the woody scent of sandalwood makes up this perfect seasonal candle. Buy it here.
Neom, Christmas Wish Scented Candle (3 wicks)
Relax and unwind with the delicate scents of mandarin, cinnamon and tonka bean. This 3-wick candle is made with 13 pure essential oils helping to calm and reduce stress levels in the most festive way possible. Yes, please.
Diptyque, Baies Indoor & Outdoor Limited Edition
Diptyque is one of the dreamiest candle manufacturers. This gorgeous blackcurrant and rose scented candle is carefully made in an enamel gold studded pot, created by hand at Virebent, a pottery house renowned since 1924. It’s so potent you can use it indoors as well as outdoors. There’s no beating it. Buy it here.
Tom Dixon, Quartz Scented Candle
A stand-out candle no doubt. Tom Dixon’s latest edition, Quartz, is sure to impress with its hand blown glass candle holder while fresh and fruity notes of ambrette and cypress oils help lift and purify your home. After use, you can also use the container as a stunning pen holder or candle holder. Buy it here.
Burberry Beauty, Highland Berry Scented Candle
Another fruity favorite of ours, Burberry’s Highland Berry will transport you to England’s sweet windswept Blackcurrant bushes. Each candle is handmade in Sussex, England with the highest quality wax and fragrance. Promise, your home will thank you for this one. Buy it here.
Roja Parfums, Treats of Christmas Candle
The glorious scent of winter pine is the most festive scent of the season. Roja Parfums’ Treats of Christmas candle contains a cocktail of warm and spicy scents with notes of balsam fir, fir needles, pine and cedar woods with cocoa, toffee, leather, vetiver and frankincense. And with 45-hour burn time, you know it’ll last you all winter long. Buy it here.
White Company, Wild Mint Signature Candle
If you prefer something a bit more subtle and fresh, this invigorating Wild Mint candle by the White Company is your perfect pick. The cooling aroma of mint is a refreshing touch to any kitchen or living room. Buy it here.
What’s your favorite winter candle? Tweet us @elite_traveler!