Christmas guide 2015: festive candles
Manor Christmas classic candle, £28, True Grace
The Manor Christmas candle from True Grace composes scents of warming cinnamon and orange zest to create the perfect fragrance to suffuse your home with this winter. With such classic and elegant presentation, it is a firm festive favourite.
Snowdrift Snowbark pillar candle, £5, John Lewis
If you’d prefer an ornamental candle as opposed to scented, opt for the Snowdrift Snowbark pillar candle from John Lewis. This Scandi-inspired candle will fit in wonderfully with a Christmas display, and seeing as it’s unscented, it can even be used to dress your dining table without masking the smell of your Christmas dinner.
Christmas Wish scented candle, £34.95, NEOM
The Christmas Wish scented candle from NEOM, sprinkled with real 18ct gold, comprises aromas of mandarin, cinnamon and tonka bean to create a therapeutic scent. Presented in a festive golden jar, this candle is aesthetically pleasing as well as having a distinct festive aroma.
Mulled oranges home candle, £18, Heir and Grace
This fragrant candle, hand-poured in Windsor, encompasses aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon, clove and orange. Encased in a cream pillar case with a 21-carat gold sprayed logo and gold-foiled matt black box, the mulled oranges home candle makes for the ideal Christmas present for any home-lover.
Holiday three mini candle set, £80, Diptyque
This year, Diptyque has introduced three new candles to light up the holiday season, all dedicated to the beautiful aromas from trees. They include: Liquidambar, enthused with nutmeg, cinnamon, sweet muscavado sugar and amber; Spain, deep citrusy and woody notes; Oliban, sweet incense with soothing woody accents.
Mulled wine, £28, The White Company
The limited-edition Mulled wine candle from The White Company is hand-poured into a beautiful glass pot tied with a deep red ribbon, making it an ideal gift for a loved one. Notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and star anise are blended with sweet vanilla and sumptuous red wine, evoking reminders of the classic winter-warming drink being sipped beside a roaring fire.