The Best Luxury Candles for the Holidays

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20 scents to get you through the dark days of winter.

A great candle can completely transform a space. While the market is cluttered with offerings, from small DIY makers to large luxury fashion houses, certain brands keep topping our lists. Here, we select a few scents sure to get you excited for the holiday season and add a bit of cheer as we move into colder weather.


Courtesy Bastide

Bastide Handblown Figue D'Ete Candle 

Shop: $65


Courtesy Carlen

Carlen SACRED MYSTERIES Candle

Shop: $85


Courtesy William Roam

William Roam

Shop: $29.99


Courtesy D.S. & DURGA

DS & Durga Portable Fireplace Candle

Shop: $65


Courtesy Alessi

Alessi The Five Seasons Candle

Shop: $69


Courtesy LAFCO

LAFCO Golden Chestnut

Shop: $42


Courtesy Orchard Mile

Le Labo-Concrete Santal 26

Shop: $460


Courtesy Rituals

Rituals Black OUDH

Shop: $45


Courtesy MatchesFashion.com

Cire Trudon Gizeh 

Shop: $90


Courtesy Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon Earth

Shop: $115


Courtesy Nars

Nars Acapulco Candle

Shop: $50


Courtesy Tom Ford

Tom Ford Neroli Portofino

Shop: $98


Courtesy Nest

Birchwood Pine by NEST Fragrances

Shop: $42-68


Courtesy Design Kollective

Winter Currant by Aquiesse

Shop: $38


Courtesy Hermès

Hermès Nuit de Solstice Candle

Shop: $186


Courtesy L'Object

L'Objet Russe Candle no 75

Shop: $95


Courtesy Totokaelo

MAISON LOUIS MARIE, No. 07 Dame de Boumois 

Shop: $34


Courtesy Boy Smells

Boy Smells Cedar Stack Candle

Shop: $29


Courtesy Elyse Maguire

Elyse Maguire Fireside Candle

Shop: $38


Courtesy Bulgari

Bvlgari Au the Noir

Shop: $170