Our 6 Favourite Luxury Candles To Gift To Someone Special (or Keep For Yourself)

What’s better than getting a fresh new luxe candle? Not much, if you ask us!

Home fragrance is a key part of our everyday lives. When your home smells beautiful and inviting, it’s another little boost that makes your everyday routines that much more special. Adding scent to your home increases mindfulness, makes an everyday moment instantly more luxurious, and adds a unique layer of atmosphere to the home that can’t truly be replicated in other ways. 

Now, everyone has their preferences, and we all know what types of scents we love - and hate. This can make a scented candle or diffuser gift feel like a risk, but it’s not as impossible as you may think to find a universally appealing home scent. We’ve gathered our favourite options for gifting home fragrance to make any occasion a breeze, so read on for your best bets for candle gifts this year!

The difference between cheap and luxury candles is often in the quality of the wax, the length of the burn time, the complexity of the scent and it's presentation. So, you can be sure this list hits all these boxes. Nothing but the best of the best.

The Urban Apothecary Velvet Peony Candle contains a rich and intoxicating collection of florals, which burns like a true delight. This heavenly scented candle was inspired by memories of a wedding in the English Countryside, and evokes a sentimental romance. This hand poured candle has a 15 hour burn time and contains notes of Peach, Raspberry, Peony, Rose and Amberwood. Let this gorgeous soy wax candle burn, full of bloom, in your home in it’s gorgeous mouth-blown jar, that will suit any decor.

Kerzon Tuileries Palais-Royal Candle is a rich floral candle, with deep woody depths. Inspired by the Tuileries Palace, in France on the river Seine, this candle blends freshly cut flowers with a river side scent. With Aquatic top notes, Hyacinth, and Woody Green base notes, this candle has a fresh and delicious fragrance. Made from biodegradable wax, with a natural cotton wick, this hand poured candle is a perfect gift for anyone environmentally conscious.

Lola James Harper presents a distinct scent of a peaceful rainy day in the countryside. Made as a tribute to holidays in the Lake District, green meadows and serenity, this candle is truly a breath of fresh air. This candle contains notes of Myrrh, Labdanum and Ylang-Ylang. A relaxing candle that will help even the most stressed out person unwind. With a burn time of 50 hours, this luxury candle is worth the splurge, and will make a great personal gift that is both relaxing and unique.

Paired with a glass of scotch, you cannot do better for the current or future CEO in your life than the Lumira Glass Candle - Cuban Tobacco. A rich, warm, earthy scent, it’s the kind of candle ideal for a first apartment housewarming or a kind gesture after closing a deal. Top notes of cardamom, tangerine, and clove bud give way to clean floral heart, resting in a base of mahogany, musk, patchouli, vanilla, and tobacco. The ultimate in luxury candle fragrances, you’re certain to impress with this candle that’s favored by both women and men alike.

For the true candle aficionado, nothing makes a statement like a Cire Trudon candle. Some of the finest candles made the world over, Cire Trudon’s reputation for excellence in candle-making precedes them with just a whiff of the Ernesto candle. This boldly luxury candle gift blends strong notes of leather, rhum, and bergamot with a warm, earthy base of oak moss, amber, and patchouli, building a scent evokes a sultry confidence in all who smell it. Yes, it's an expensive candle but you will truly blow anyone you gift this to away with the presentation of this product.

They all sound pretty great, right? Well, in even better news, they’re all luxury soy wax candles and vegan, so they’re a safe gift for all of your friends and family - animals included.  We hope this helped you in your home fragrance gifting journey and that you treat yourself to one of these luxury candles.

So, let's recap the Best Scented Candles To Gift

  1. Urban Apothecary Velvet Peony Candle

  2. Kerzon Tuileries Palais-Royal Candle

  3. Carrière Frères Tiare Gardenia Candle

  4. Lola James Harper #7 The Rainy Days in the Lake District Candle 190gm

  5. Lumira Glass Candle – Cuban Tobacco

  6. Cire Trudon Ernesto Candle

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