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Old Fashioned Scented Candle
Marvel Bar, our favorite bar in Minneapolis, has just released the first in a line of candles inspired by classic drinks. The Old Fashioned candle, made in Minnesota, smells of bourbon and smoked orange peel and sits in a Marvel Bar glass used to serve...
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Florence Candela
Named for sophisticated scent of centifolias, old European roses, Tocca's Florence candle possesses a familiar but fresh floral aroma. Delight in the richness of one of their most classic scents as it slowly burns, emitting a sensual, feminine energy...
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Nose Dive Gift Set
Vermont naturalists Ursa Major combines their handmade Trailside candle with the Willoughby cologne in a gift set that emits gentle aromas of the great outdoors. The candle blends essential oils of cedar, sandalwood, mint, spruce and orange; to go...
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Ruffino Modus Luminaria, 2011 Vintage
The only bad thing about a good bottle of wine is when it's finished. Ruffino lets the spirit captured in their Super Tuscan Modus 2011 wine linger longer with their limited edition luminaria, a brushed metal lantern designed by Milan's Poli.design...
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Sweet Grapefruit Soy Candle
Pommes Frites candles don't need fancy packaging or foreign-sounding names. "Sweet Grapefruit" speaks for itself with warn citrus and fruit notes (think peach and mangosteen) and is one of the DTLA-based candlemakers' strongest scents—making it a perfect...
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CH + AmDC: Totem Campfire Candle
Bedecked with artist Brian Farrell's illustration work, this Good Candle—created in a seasonal orange hue and campfire scent specially for Cool Hunting—is one to hang onto long after the wax withers away. Once empty, the glass can double as a pencil...
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KOBO Candles + Lotta Jansdotter for Kikkerland
by Laura Feinstein As the daylight hours shrink and we inch ever closer to the festive holiday season, what better way to celebrate the impending winter solstice than with a few (expertly packaged) Nordic candles? Swedish designer Lotta Jansdotter...
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A Brighter Future with Prosperity Candles
In 2009, Prosperity Candle began as a project in Baghdad, Iraq. Partnering with Women for Women International, the organization trained 50 women survivors of war to make candles in their homes, and help rebuild their lives through economic empowerment...
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B Light
An iconic invention gets a counterintuitive nod from Dutch designer Jeroen van Leur with his B Light candle, a wax version of the classic lightbulb. Cast in natural beeswax, the B comes in a set of three.
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Wax Bottle Candle
The most recognized brand packaging in recent history makes a quiet statement on consumerism when stripped down and spun into a wax candle. There's something comforting and industrial about burning such an object rendered as art.
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TOD Candle Holders
Created by Yale School of Architecture grads Jean and Oliver Pelle, TOD candleholders are designed to highlight the "undesirable" aspects of wood—knots, cracks and discolorations—through the specific gilding of a 24k gold band along the grain.
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Sir Elton John Woodside Garden Candle
This candle is about as close as most will ever come to taking a sniff inside Sir Elton John's Woodside gardens. The floral fragrance was inspired by the botanical arrangements kept in his gardens in Old Windsor, England. The scent is lush and sophisticated...
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Chinese Ink Scented Candle
A scented candle made from super fresh ingredients can really lend a stimulating, invisible ambience to a room. The extraordinary Brussels-based Baobab candle collection, each hand-poured into a handmade glass vase, channels historic destinations through...
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Scintilla Organic Candles
As longtime attendees of Iceland's DesignMarch, we're familiar with the wonderful textile work of Reykjavik-based Scintilla, a homeware brand founded by fashion and textile designer Linda Björg Árnadóttir. Last year, we were introduced to her organic...
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Skandinavisk Candles
The design and quality that went into creating the Copenhagen-and-Stockholm-based Skandinavisk's inaugural set of blue and white candles caught our eye last December, and their more colorful second batch signals the arrival of spring. The brand continues...
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L'Art Du Soin by Diptyque
When the cult-followed Parisian candlemaker and parfumeur Diptyque announced its expansion into skincare—dubbed "L'Art Du Soin"—we were hesitant at first. With hundreds of other brands crowding the luxury skincare market, we wondered what Diptyque...
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Tomato (Lycopersicon Esculentum) Candle
Called the "golden apple" in Italian, and "wolf peach" in scientific terms, the tomato comes in a beautiful array of vivid colors and is just as versatile in dishes. Carrière Frères, the oldest manufacturer of fine candles in France, have captured...
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Beeswax Candles Cast from Antique Bottles
Arizona-based husband-and-wife duo Peter and Juwels hand make candles with pure beeswax, which burns longer and brighter than any other wax on the planet, and employs lots of honey bees! Be sure to check out their other styles on Etsy, such as the...
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Six Unique Candles
There's something about lighting a candle—an effortless way to instantly transform the ambience of a room, with the strike of a match, making everything look a little more beautiful. We learned that in Scandinavian tradition, the heat and light...
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Barstow Candle
Scented candles often call to mind potpourri and frilly sweet scents, but the Barstow candle is a bit rough around the edges, in the best way possible. Light up this American-made candle and enjoy an oaky, mesquite scent inspired by motorcycle journeys...
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konfuziLUX
The KonfuziLUX oil lamp turns your typical illuminator on its head—literally. A classic light bulb is reborn as an oil-burning lamp, complete with an aluminum stand. This conceptual object challenges notions of sustainability and modern electricity...
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Golden Thyme Candle
Izola created the Golden Thyme candle in staunch revolt against the grossly pungent fragrances of the common scented candle, with a mission to please even the most offended of male noses—although we wouldn't be surprised if a ladyfriend or two also...
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Wooden Candlestick Holders
Solid ID commits to offering objects with a story, both reimagined vintage pieces and handcrafted contemporary objects. These covetable wooden candle stands lend just the right amount of modern impression and tribal touch, and are hand-painted with...
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Homestead by Found Goods Market
Homestead is a new three-piece collection from candlemakers Found Goods Market. Like their debut collection, Fairfax & King—which drew inspiration from historical American apothecaries—Homestead rouses nostalgic memories from the South, which makes...
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