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Four of the best luxury scented candles for Autumn


With Autumn officially beginning this week, we’re already planning how to make those dark evenings that bit more bearable, and one of the best things about nights in instead of out has got to be turning on the fire, cosying up on the sofa and lighting an atmospheric scented candle.

Here’s our pick of the best new luxury offerings to take you through Autumn and Winter.

1. Heir & Grace ‘Orange & Chilli’, £36 (200g)

Heir & Grace ‘Orange & Chilli’ Candle
Heir & Grace ‘Orange & Chilli’ Candle

Every Heir & Grace candle (pictured above) has been lovingly hand-crafted in Windsor in small batches and poured by hand by one of the brand’s specialist candle makers.
This sweet and warm blend of orange zest, tangerine, bergamot, cassis and neroli with undertones of black pepper, chilli and musk will conjure images of cosy nights in over a nice glass of red. Perfect for autumn evenings.

Burn time: 45 hours

2. Annie Sloan ‘Versailles’

Annie Sloan Versailles Candle

Made in the UK using a combination of the finest ingredients including natural farmed organic materials that are all traceable to their source, Annie Sloan’s brand new range of home fragrances are set to be a surefire winner.

Versailles is suggestive of sophistication, elegance and fresh floral scenes, with notes of honeysuckle, jasmine and gardens after rainfall making for a dusky and established choice.

Burn time:46 hours

3. Jo Malone ‘Mimosa & Cardamom’, £42 (200g)

Jo Malone Mimosa & Cardamom Scented Candle

The latest offering from the true queen of fragrance, Jo Malone‘s Mimosa & Cardamom is a warm and ethereal scent that certainly does not disappoint. combining mists of honeyed, golden mimosa with the spiciness of freshly crushed cardamom and creamy tonka and Damask rose, it’s the perfect partner for an evening spent relaxing at home. Adding an air of luxury to any night in, it’s as uplifting as it is calming.

Burn time: 45 hours

 4. Sheridan ‘Highland Hideaway’,£20 (200g)

Sheridan Highland Hideaway

Reminiscent of frosty Autumnal afternoons spent in the great outdoors, Highland Hideaway is the perfect fragrance for warming up by the fire of an evening. Middle notes of pine, eucalyptus and clove are met with savoury sprinklings of redcurrant, juniper berry and clove grounded in cinnamon, vanilla musk and raspberry. A Sheridan scent that truly does smell good enough to eat.

Burn time: 36 hours

Trouble choosing which one to go for? Looks like you’d better just have them all.