Few items are more appreciated as a gift than a stylishly scented candle. For those you love who miss their favorite vacation spots this time of year, help recreate the magic by gifting them these destinations and travel-inspired candles on Valentine’s Day.
Takamichi x Nine Orchard Scented Candle, $76
Enjoy a sophisticated collaboration between two of downtown New York’s most iconic spots: Takamichi Beauty Room, New York’s coolest and quirkiest gift shop, and Nine Orchard, a bustling boutique hotel. A minimalist design that evokes the free and creative spirit of the 1970s, with warm and attractive genderless scents such as bergamot, neroli, orange flower and cedar.
Elorea Water Candle, $75
Founded by Korean-Americans Wonny Lee and Su min Park, Elorea celebrates Korea’s celebrated fragrance culture, which until now is sadly largely unknown to outsiders. Produced in small batches with ingredients native to Korea, this brand of water his candles conveys the feeling of sanding your toes on Busan’s beloved Haeundae beach and a soothing breeze kissing your skin.
Le Monde Gourmand Chai Epicée Candle, $30
For nearly a decade, beloved brand Le Monde Gourmand has made fine fragrances accessible to everyone without the hefty price tag. Made with a clean-burning soy wax blend, this candle emits scents as sweet and spicy as Violet Fig, Muguet His Musk, and Blonde His Woods, reminiscent of everyone’s favorite drink in India, chai. .
Toca Capri Candela, $46
Light this bright and cheerfully packaged candle and you’ll instantly be transported to the fabled island of Capri, with sparkling aqua waters, endless blue skies and air gently kissed with juicy grapefruit. Grapefruit-like citrus notes tend to dominate, but are elegantly softened with ripe, creamy melon.
Queen Mary Axel Candle, $100
A lot of attention to detail went into this limited edition burner (only 100 made) by Queen Marie Candles, a women-owned line rooted in French history. The warm, earthy scents of cedar, rose and sandalwood come from Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. The vessel is made of delicate porcelain from her 1768 traditional house and is named after Marie, her not-so-secret lover of Queen Antoinette and Axelde of Sweden, her Count Fersen. is.
Aerangis NO. 26 Lost in Souq Candles, $78
Few worldly experiences activate your sense of smell as deeply as a stroll through Marrakech’s legendary souks and open-air markets. But in the near future, if a trip to the historic Moroccan city isn’t possible, you’ll find Moroccan neroli, orange blossom and amber in handmade artisan containers ready to be reused after the candle is finished. Consider this pick to marry the heady notes of.
Aromatic Sparkling Currant Candle $30
Craving a trip to Scandinavia this time of year? Light this candle recently launched by American women-owned brand Aromatique. While it doesn’t replace the actual visit, the uplifting combination of red berries and rhubarb reminds us of a wonderful destination with clear air, cool water and pine forests. increase.
Literary Afternoon at Central Perk Candles, $28
If you’re a New Yorker already looking forward to spring’s warm temperatures and the sights and sounds of nature coming to life, you’re not alone. We created this lush scent, composed of freshly cut grass and invigorating bergamot, to evoke the feeling of a lazy picnic under the warm, shining sun in a public park.
Greenville Soy Candle Company Redwoods Candle, $29
Tucked away in one of the most charming towns in the country, Greenville, South Carolina, this small, independent company has a lot to offer. Only pure soy wax is used to ensure an even, soot-free burn. To be kind to the planet, all jars are refillable. Last but not least, all of our memorable scents have been developed in-house to help bring you the great outdoors with woody notes of cedar, pine and balsam.