Cover Photo: Courtesy of Cochine

From decadent woodsy aroma to warm cinnamon fragrances and fruity blends, we’ve rounded up some of the most gorgeous Christmas candles that will get you in the holiday spirit and make any home smell like it’s ready for Santa’s visit

It’s that time of the year again, when thoughts turn to holiday party planning, festive decorations and all the gifts we can’t wait to give and receive.

The cooler weather also means it’s the perfect time for us to indulge one of the most beloved festive traditions: luxury scented candles. Whether you’re treating yourself or gifting your loved ones, there will be something for everyone:

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MYBU Jasmine, Patchouli and Sweet Orange Candle

This candle from MYBU is a pleasant fruity and floral blend of citrus orange and sweet jasmine flowers, which also smells so deliciously woodsy with subtle hints of patchouli. Crafted with only pure essential oils and untouched by preservative, you can burn the wick guilt-free and enjoy the scent without having to worry about causing impacts to the environment and your health.   

Doing good while smelling good, MYBU will donate part of the proceeds for every candle sold to Children’s Heart Foundation, supporting children suffering from congenital heart disease and their families.

Available at MYBU

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P.F. Candle Co. Spiced Pumpkin Candle

No festive candle round-up is complete without a pumpkin-scented treasure. This candle from P.F. Candle Co. features enticing scent of pumpkin pie, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon, which will make your home feeling and smelling like Christmas, or even inspire you to bake some winter delights for the indulgent holiday season.

Available at End Clothing

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Cochine Orange Amère and Star Anise Limited Edition Candle

With top notes of bitter orange that mingle with a luscious blend of nutmeg, cinnamon leaf and vanilla, Cochine’s Orange Amère and Star Anise candle will definitely put you in the Christmas mood. When burned, this beautiful candle with effuse delicious and sweet scents, filling your room with gentle warmth during the chilly season.

Available at Cochine

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NEOM Organics Christmas Wish Scented Candle

Cosy up in the colder weather with this festive candle from the British wellness brand—NEOM—which evokes a soft, soothing scent layered with traditional wintry hints of spicy and fruity oils of mandarin, cinnamon, as well as tonka bean.

While keeping your place filled with its zesty aroma throughout the holiday season, this oh-so-relaxing candle will also make you feel calm and energised after a hectic day.

Available at NEOM

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Diptyque Lucky Charms Scented Candle Set

Why have one Christmas candle when you could have three? Widely known as a purveyor of sought-after luxury scented candles, Diptyque, has collaborated with German artist Olaf Hajek to craft limited-edition candles this year.

The set comes with a trio of Christmas candles, including scents of Protective Pine, with exotic notes of Siberian and balsam pine and cedar; Lucky Flowers, a gentle blend of rose and aniseed; and Blissful Amber, a mix of amber, lavender and musk. These candles in opulent colourful jars not only smell amazing, they look absolutely festive and beautiful too.

Available at Mr Porter

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Jo Malone London Orange Bitters Deluxe Candle

This luxury candle from the lofty fragrance brand Jo Malone will imbue your home with top notes of sweet orange, ripe mandarin on a base of sensuous sandalwood and amber—all the luscious ingredients we associate with the most wonderful time of the year.

Beautifully presented in a minimalistic white holder with a gold lid, this candle is sure to add some Christmas flair to your coffee table.

Available at Lane Crawford

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Acqua di Parma Notte di Stelle Holiday Candle

Nothing says Christmas quite like the scent of a pine tree filling the air at home, but if you’re tight on space for holiday decoration, this fresh, earthy-scented candle from Acqua di Parma is a wonderful substituent.

As you burn it, you’ll smell pine tree’s balsamic notes warmed with the burning woods and spices. This cosy and evocative scent will conjure up the festive feeling and your favourite holiday memories in no time.

Available at Selfridges 

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Gucci The Alchemist’s Garden The Virgin Violet Candle

Satisfying to just look at, this scented candle presented in an opulent white porcelain jar from Gucci’s first Haute perfumery line—The Alchemist Garden—will instantly bring a touch of elegance to your home and help set the mood for winter festivities. For the scent, think hints of violet, musk and Iris petals—all come together to bring some warmth to your home during Christmas.

Available at Lane Crawford

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Floris Ginger and Sandalwood Scented Candle

With celebrity fans including Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana and Kate Middleton, the British heritage luxury fragrance brand—Floris London—boasts a variety of beautifully-scented creations which are sure to impress your guests at the parties.

This deluxe candle has a combination of fiery ginger, cinnamon and patchouli, which anchored with base notes of sandalwood and amber to give off uplifting holiday vibes.

Available at Selfridges

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Cire Trudon Amber Gold Scented Candle

This exquisite candle from Cire Troudon housed in a hand-blown glass vessel with a festive gold foiled interior would make a good gift for the fashionistas of your life. Inspired by the dreams of the Middle East, the candle has a heart of ambergris, iris and cashmere wood, layered with notes of cedar and amber to give any home a truly glorious scent.  

Available at Lane Crawford

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