Get In The Yuletide Spirit With Candles That Smell Like Christmas

Set the tone for your Christmas table with these festive scents


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Cire Trudon Intermezzo Fir Sapphire Candle $529 showcases notes of Siberian pine and fir trees with nativity-inspired myrrh and incense for a truly warming festive scent.

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These festive favourites are sure to make your holiday celebrations very merry indeed.

Take a pilgrimage through the holy city with Astier de Villatte’s Jerusalem Candle, $138 – a woody blend of incense, oud, cedarwood, nutmeg and cypress.

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Glasshouse Fragrances Under The Mistletoe Candle $60 is a gourmand blend of cinnamon, apple and red berries for an enchanting scent that paves the way for Santa’s impending arrival.

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Every year, we eagerly await the arrival of Jo Malone London’s Orange Bitters Travel Candle, $68 which lands on shelves just in time for party season. It remains a popular pick for Christmas entertaining for its reminiscence of a winter cocktail. Available from Jo Malone London’s Britomart boutique and selected department stores.

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Diptyque’s limited-edition Sapin de Nuit Candle, $127 evokes a moonlight stroll through a Canadian forest with notes of fir, eucalyptus, rosemary and peppermint, and comes in joyful green packaging with reindeer to boot.

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New from local brand A&C is the 2020 take on its iconic Christmas Handmade Candle, $60. This year, it highlights spicy notes of orange and cinnamon, and comes housed in a ceramic vessel that makes for a beautiful keepsake once the candle has burned out.

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It’s not even the middle December and Ecoya’s famous Fresh Pine Madison Jar has already sold out everywhere. For a fun and fresh alternative, consider its Lagoon Madison Jar, $55 which takes its inspiration from the festive season in the Pacific Islands – with notes of coconut palm, sea salt and creamy vanilla.

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This limited-edition offering from The Aromatherapy Company is an ideal gift or festive treat for yourself. The Festive Favours Sparkling Mimosa Candle, $15 sees yellow blooms of mimosa combine with musky floral notes for a delicate and sweet aroma.

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