From Christmas pudding to tropical fruit and spicy cranberries, this year’s festive candles are one for the gourmands! And just like last year, this year’s crop have a lovely Aussie summer vibe.
Glasshouse ‘Merry & Bright’ candle: A fun mix of tropical fruits (pineapple and strawberries) and fizzy summer freshness (a dash of mint) make this candle smell like Aussie Christmas in a jar. We love the tinsel-clad box. $46.95.
SOH Melbourne St Nicholas candle: Housed in a gorgeous emerald coloured jar, this will appeal to lovers of traditional Christmas scents – smoke ash, fir needles and pine combine for a heady mix. $65.
Mews Collective sugar plums and red berries candle: Finished with gold foiling, we’ll admit it was the packaging that caught our eye with this one! That said, the scent has a decidedly festive vibe with top notes of black currants, red plums and lemons, heart notes of lavender, red roses and nutmeg and base notes of cedarwood, oakmoss and musk. $49.95.
The Aromatherapy Co. Xmas votive candle: Infused with the fragrance of homemade Christmas pudding, this petite votive will have you salivating. $14.95.
Ecoya wild strawberry frosé candle: This limited edition Christmas fragrance is another fruity one perfect for the Australian summer – there’s wild strawberries combined with tropical fruit, plus grounding notes of violet and rosewood. $42.95.
Diptyque ‘Luck’ candle: Part of the iconic French brand’s limited edition Christmas offering, this candle is emblazoned with luck-granting symbols for the festive season. $105.
The Prospect Project ‘Christmas Tree’ candle: With its top notes of fir needle and spearmint, middle notes of sage leaf and rosewood, and base notes of cedar wood and amber, this hand poured soy candle is a Christmas tree in a jar! $25
Maison Blanche ‘Australian Christmas’ candle: Another tropical festive scent, this one is a fresh cocktail of pineapple, orange and tart cranberries. $36 (medium)