Scents are a powerful thing. The right ones can add that extra touch of luxury to your everyday life, make you feel pampered and move you through time and space. And because more time is now spent indoors, why not transform your space with a scented candle?
Here’s a round-up of 7 popular favourites that are must-haves and for good reason. They don’t just smell uniquely good but are aesthetically pleasing and will elevate any room. Ready for your dose of escapism and eye candy? Strike up a match and light up one of these most desirable candles.
01 – Aesop Callippus Aromatique Candle, SGD115 for 300g
Part of Aesop’s first trio of scented candles, this creation is an earthy green scent redolent of ritual in its inclusion of vetiver, frankincense and fresh notes of shiso. It comes in a minimalist, reusable ceramic vessel with a quote on the inner lip and adds a sense of calm and an uplifting atmosphere, a must-have for all who take pleasure in evocative aromas.
02 – Cire Trudon Cyrnos Scented Candle, SGD140 for 270g
This cult-favourite classic from the world’s oldest candle maker is a blend of myrtle, thyme, black fig, lavender and cashmere wood that’s inspired by a villa in the south of France. In need of an olfactory escape that smells like no other candle you’ve ever had? This is it.
03 – Dior Thé Osmanthus Candle, SGD130 for 250g
Dior candles are known for their unique fragrances that give an atmosphere full of character. One of its best sellers, Thé Osmanthus is imbued with gourmet apricot aromas and floral notes that rekindle the beauty of the ancestral tea ceremony.
04 – Diptyque Baies Scented Candle, SGD95 for 190g
Arguably the most famous scented candle in the world, Baies is a comforting, fruity blend featuring the tangy coolness of freshly picked blackcurrant berries, with the green and aromatic scent from its leaves coming together with the flowery accents of the rose.
05 – Fornasetti Profumi Star Lina Otto Scented Candle, SGD291 for 300g
Otto is the brand’s signature scent created by Olivier Polge, master perfumer at Chanel, and is a mix of Mediterranean herbs, wood and incense to give your space smoky and warm tones of sophistication. Another highlight? It comes in a re-usable ceramic jar embellished with the atelier’s most iconic decorations that doubles up as collectable piece of art.
06 – Loewe Honeysuckle Candle, SGD125 for 170g
Décor elevating ribbed ceramic holder aside, this floral scented candle with honeysuckle essence will surely bring a part of nature into your space. Whether it’s the Royal Botanic Gardens or the Noguchi Garden you miss, this will give you a feeling of living in close proximity to nature.
07 – Tom Ford Private Blend Rose Prick Candle, SGD163 for 200g
Inspired by Tom Ford’s private rose garden, Rose Prick is a wild bouquet of roses. Presented in a swoon-worthy jar dressed in everyone’s favourite rose-prick pink hue, add this to your nightstand to feel like you’re lying in a bed of the most fragrant blooms.
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