Warm, flickering Christmas candles are the quickest way to fall into the holiday spirit. Whether you are hosting intimate Christmas parties for your loved ones, enjoying quiet evenings binge-watching Christmas shows on Netflix or looking for a gift – there’s a candle for each purpose!
So amplify the festive mood this December with woody and spicy scents from this Christmas candle guide that Avenue One has specially curated for you!
1. Acqua Di Parma 2019 Holiday Candle
Having some friends over for a quick Christmas gathering? Give a pop of colour to your living room with this cheery, artsy piece from Acqua Di Parma. This special edition 2019 Holiday Candle is designed by the Italian artist Gio Pastori and when lighted up, washes your entire room with the woody fragrance of pine trees, interlaced with spicy accents.
The Acqua Di Parma 2019 Holiday Candle retails for SGD99 at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS @ Tangs Plaza and on escentials.
2. Björk and Berries Dark Rain Scented Candle
Hand poured in a cream-coloured concrete jar, the Dark Rain Scented Candle is inspired by the first heavy autumn rain caressing the summer warm asphalt in the dark autumn night. It will make any home cozy with its scents of wood, citrus and amber, and is made of 100% natural, biodegradable and vegan wax. When the candle is all burnt out, reuse the concrete jar as a cup, flower vase or pencil holder.
The Björk and Berries Dark Rain Scented Candles retail for SGD73 at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS @ Tangs Plaza and on escentials.
3. Cire Trudon Christmas 2019 Christmas Scented Candles
This Christmas, deck your halls with beautiful masterpieces by by Cire Trudon, the oldest candle maker in the world. Handcrafted meticulously in Tuscany, Italy, the wax formulas of the best quality are housed in glass jars that are first lacquered on the inside before being adorned with silver leaves. There are six scents available – Fir, Hupo, Abd El KAder, Ernesto, Nazareth and Gabriel.
The Cire Trudon Christmas 2019 Christmas Scented Candles retail for SGD160 each at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS @ Tangs Plaza and on escentials.
4. Clarins Scented Candles
Create your own spa at home with one of Clarins Scented Candles. There are currently four different scents to choose from. The Tonic Scented Candle is inspired by the Clarins Tonic Body Treatment Oil, so bask in the scents of Geranium, Orange and Spearmint as you wind down after a long day of work. Or, light up the ones in Wonder Fig to experience nature inside, Sweet Neroli for a cozy evening and Tonic Citrus for a cheerful ambience!
The Clarins Tonic Scented Candle and Clarins Scented Candles in Wonder Fig, Sweet Neroli and Tonic Citrus retail for SGD106 and SGD68 respectively at Clarins.
5. diptyque Limited Edition Winter Collection Candles
The diptyque holiday 2019 collection is a collaboration with artist Olaf Hajeck and is all about celebrating symbols that are associated with religious traditions and folklore, and the candles are definitely included.
The Limited Edition Winter Collection Candles come in three versions that represent Protection (Pine Proection Candle), Luck (Flora Fortuna Candle) and Harmony (Amore Felicite Candle) – the brand’s wishes for us in the coming year.
The diptyque Limited Edition Winter Collection Candles retail for SGD55 each at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS @ Tangs Plaza and on escentials.
6. escentials x Disney Candles
Disney and Escentials have teamed up this Christmas to spread the Disney magic throughout your home with a limited-edition escentials x Disney Candle Collection. There are four designs to remind you to be yourself and trust in your journey and they come in two scents – Wild Mint for a refreshing scent of mint, sage, basil sprigs and musk and Cedarwood for a woody scent paired with classic vanilla.
The escentials x Disney Candles retail for SGD55 at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS @ Tangs Plaza and on escentials.
7. Floraïku Scented Candle Tea Cup
These pretty white and gold Floraïku Scented Candle Tea Cups make the perfect table pieces for your upcoming Christmas dinner. Inspired by Japan, each tea cup features a drawing that is accompanied with a haiku. There are five scents available – Lily of the Valley, Smoked Wood, Mimosa, Cherry Blossom and Green Tea.
The Floraïku Scented Candle Tea Cups retail for SGD140 each at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS @ Tangs Plaza and on escentials. The candles come in a Secret Teas Gift Set of Scented Candles which is only available here.
8. Goutal Paris Une Forêt D’Or Holiday Candle
It’s a little difficult to picture spending a white Christmas in front of a fireplace, sipping hot chocolate because, well, we are in Singapore. But that’s okay because Goutal Paris has got you covered with its Une Forêt D’Or Holiday Candle. Light this up to fill your home with scents of pine branches powdered with snow, tangerines and fresh oranges.
The Goutal Paris Une Forêt D’Or Holiday Candle retails for SGD150 at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS @ Tangs Plaza and on escentials.
9. Jo Malone Decorated Candle Collection
Everyone loves Jo Malone’s scents and it will be even better if we could return to a home that smells like it too. This season, Jo Malone has created a Decorated Candle Collection out of three of their popular scents – zesty Lime Basil & Mandarin, mellow English Pear & Freesia and flirtatious Peony & Blush Suede. Get ready for a chill Christmas as you lie in bed and Netflix, while wafts of Jo Malone fill your home!
The Jo Malone Decorated Candle Collection is available at Jo Malone.
10. Maison Francis Kurkdjian Mon Beau Sapin Scented Candle
The Maison Francis Kurkdjian Mon Beau Sapin Scented Candle is specially dressed in a Christmas green and laced with a white and gold fir bough this season for some festive cheer. Sit around and enjoy quality time with your loved ones while scents of winter surround you.
The Maison Francis Kurkdjian Mon Beau Sapin Scented Candle retails for SGD100 at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS @ Tangs Plaza and on escentials.