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Luxury scented candle brand, Taylor Benfield, brings beautiful memories to the home


There are few additions to your home that have quite the same effect as a luxury scented candle. As well as helping you to create that all-important ambience and a cosy backdrop for an evening in, a sumptuous fragrance can really set the mood – whether romance, relaxation or something a little spicier is on the cards.

One of our favourite brands this winter, Taylor Benfield is a relative newcomer to the scented candle market, but despite having launched just last year, It has already managed to build a respectable name for itself – with its range of luxurious offerings already flying off the shelves.

Taylor Benfield

It may not be the first luxury scented candle company, but it does offer something extra special, boasting a selection of high-end products Inspired by a world of captivating scents. That’s right – each and every fragrance Is the result of the time its founder spent travelling the world, and by bringing such scents into the home, the brand makes It Its business to pass on the inspiration.

Suzanne Taylor, Managing Director of Taylor Benfield, says, “Here at Taylor Benfield, we love scents that remind us of our travels – it’s the reason we exist.  We love to explore this amazing world we live in – and when we return home, there’s nothing we enjoy more than lighting a candle to rekindle those wonderful memories of a place we once visited.

Taylor Benfield

“A Taylor Benfield scent is inspired by places in the world that evoke beautiful memories. Our most treasured memories can come flooding back to us with the arrival of a single fragrance; we are transported back to that place and feel as if we are there.”

As travel lovers ourselves, we’re already pretty sold – but this opulent brand is so much more than just a cool story. Its products really do deliver on everything that you might hope, and in their chic grey or white jars, they look every inch the sophisticated accessory sitting on our living room shelves. In fact, there’s a candle to suit every ambience and mood, and there’s one for every room of the house, too.

“Our home candles are designed to light up people’s lounges, making their bedrooms feel cosy and their bathrooms a place of pure relaxation”, explains Suzanne.

“Whether you are looking to remember a precious moment or experience a new aroma from the other side of the world, there is always a Taylor Benfield candle for the job.”

Taylor Benfield
Taylor Benfield

Evoking memories of everywhere from Malaysia to Mallorca, Australia to Barbados, the premium St. Albans-based online store offers an array of six transporting scents in its latest collection. Dramatic aromas include Grapefruit & Orange Blossom, Crimson Rose & Oud and Spiced Noir. The perfect gift for the seasoned traveller, each comes in a smaller, travel-size option as well as the standard – rather fitting, when you consider its inspiration in the first place.

All candles are hand poured and lovingly created within the UK to deliver a beautiful, luxury scented product.

Taylor Benfield

Our favourites…Floral and Ginger is up there, drawing on the hills of Kefalonia, the countryside of Provence and the rugged coastlines of Croatia and Cinque Terre for inspiration – as well as the botanical gardens in Hong Kong, where beautiful flowers of so many varieties thrive and grow.

It’s the type of scent that takes you on a real sensory journey – and a pretty all-consuming one, at that.

If you’re not done with winter yet, then Spiced Noir is the scent for you. Think invigorating scents from Malaysia combined with the exotic fragrances of Indonesia, and you’ve got it just about right – but this scent goes deeper, still. Its dark, musky fragrance is reminiscent of the sophisticated neighbourhoods of Paris, London and New York – a powerful combination of wood and spice, which really stimulates the senses.  


Taylor Benfield’s candles are not just limited to cosy winter evenings in, however, and we can’t wait to light up some of its more summery scents as we wave a final goodbye to winter over the coming months. Clean, crisp and utterly moreish, Summer Haze Is inspired by the fresh scents of the coast – and Is certain to be a firm favourite during the longer and warmer days ahead.

Whatever scent you’re into, we challenge you not to find one you love – and travel junkies will want the whole collection.