The Best Boutique Candles & Scents For F/W 2021
Candles can really light up a mood, whatever the occasion and time of day. The aromatic fragrances that sit still in the background can play a significant role in memories for a lifetime. Just in time for the colder seasons ahead, we're rounding up the best boutique luxury candles to spice up your home collection.
Elegantly timeless, Luce di Colonia embodies the quintessential essence of Acqua di Parma’s scent universe. Inspired by the signature Colonia, that radiates brightness and lightness through your space opening with citrus notes followed by aromatic heart notes, both floral and elegant. Next comes the woody base with hints of refreshing orange, neroli and patchouli. Fill your room with the light sunlit scents, available in candle and diffuser format, to adorn the home in an Italian style.
Luxury French perfumery Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris is the epitome of delicate perfectionism, boasting a myriad of perfumes, candles, lotions and more, all incorporating the signature scents designed by the master himself. The Maison's Baccarat Rouge 540 fragrance is one of its bestselling fragrances, offering a gentle yet distinct mix of florals, amber and wood. Light this serene scent in your home for a beautiful breeze of petals – as Francis Kurkdjian calls it.
British perfume house Penhaligon's is renowned for its selection of luxury scents, including its sumptuous candle collection. Established in the 1860s, its tantalising myriad of divine fragrances include this Quercus candle, with top notes of lime, lemon, cardamom and mandarin packed in a chic frosted glass. Add this to your homeware collection to set a calm ambiance any time of the day.
TOBBA PARFUMS Founder Jasper Li views fragrance as a work of art and expression, showcased across the brand's chic portfolio of perfumes and candles. Beijing Pine is inspired by his time in the region during winter, when the cypress lining of the long road was filled with silence – thus the candle captures this memory, the cold crisp air and thick and pure Chinese balsam. It's a versatile and aromatic piece to any home in time for the Autumn-Winter season.
Boutique luxe candle label Atelier Lumira is a Sydney-based fragrance house devoted to curating sustainable artisanal scents for the modern home. The Terra Australis scented candle is a tribute to its homeland, Australia, with its unblinking stillness, aromatic herbs and harmonious relationship with mother earth. Embrace a great Australian escape by lighting this beauty in the comfort of your home.
Homeware specialist Addition Studios is an Australian brand that creates furniture, lighting and objects to uplift any space. Each product is a sculptural beauty, infused with designer wellness like no other. The Mimosa Rocks candle is inspired by its namesake national park on the far south coast of New South Wales, where time stands still and only the mere motions of the rolling waves are heard.