This herbal bouquet, created in collaboration with Lauri Kranz of Edible Gardens LA, leads with African Basil but is boosted by thyme, clove, bay berry, and citrus. It’s the rare glass vessel that burns as well inside as it does outside.
The 19th-century candlemaker takes on one of the world’s most popular fruits: the tomato. By capturing the leaf and the fruit, this scent lends itself easily to the kitchen, where it makes an ideal accompaniment to the unloading of a farmer’s market haul or the preparation of a fresh, vegetable-rich lunch.
Recycled glass. Botanical drawing. Scent from Grasse, France.
The brilliant minds behind D.S. & Durga liken their scents to armchair travel, and this one is as transporting as it gets, starting with the title. Big Sur After Rain references freshly dropped water on eucalyptus groves off Highway 1. It is bracing and damp and for the nature lover for whom no element is off limits.
Created to call to mind ancient temples and night-blooming tuberose, this wick is one for the romantic. Lush flowers are countered by fresh bamboo, with a finished scent that lets the nose travel on a fragrant evening stroll.
Biscuit porcelain. Coconut and mineral waxes. Scent from Grasse, France.
The old world bay rum referenced here has long been a salve for Caribbean sailors and barbershops. Here, it’s been softened and rounded out with plum, bergamot, leather, and creamy milk. And it’s always ready to pair with a cocktail.
Vegan. Hand poured in Brooklyn. Natural wax blend.
This is part of a new capsule collection of candles that are designed to inspire mindfulness with each one has been designed with a different yoga studio. Vetiver was done in collaboration with Medicine Consciencia Yoga Studio Rio. Its use of Indian vetiver is meant to awaken the root chakra and be a grounding, calming and strengthening aromatic presence.
Vegan. Sustainable. Limoges porcelain jar. Organic cotton wick. Made in France.
Wood is not a singular scent. This cozy take focuses on the softness and smokiness of blackened oak and nordic woods, allowing those who burn it to take a dip into the natural world without leaving the couch.
Each one of these candles is designed to have a life as it is burned, and one after. Spirit House is an uplifting blend of fire and spice: mah kwan pepper from Thailand and vetiver mingle with mandarin, violet and rose hips. Each glass vessel is tested to be drink-safe, so once the wax is all gone, it can be rinsed in the dishwasher and used to pour your next spirit.
Soy wax. Mouth-blown smoke grey glass. Made in Chicago.