The Best Luxury Candles to Enjoy and Gift This Holiday Season

Best Luxury Candles

Nothing is cozier and more relaxing than lighting a deliciously-smelling candle while cuddling in a blanket with a book. A luxury candle can elevate your mood and bring your home aesthetics to the next level. Of course, if you know where to find the hottest lux options. This roundup features the best luxury candle launches of this season as well as everyone’s all-time favorites.


Diptyque Sapin Candle

A Diptyque candle is a classic, but have you tried the brand’s limited edition options? Emerge your senses in the festive aroma of this pine tree-scented candle. Decorated with gold and silver stars, the phosphorescent print on the jar glows in the dark, making this ultimate holiday candle even more appealing.

Perfect for: This luxury candle makes an ideal holiday gift for your colleagues or loved ones.

Shop: $84 at Diptyque.


Maison Margiela ‘Replica’ By the Fireplace Candle

Alluding to the brand’s iconic perfume, this woody and sweet winter scent will bring holiday cheer into your home. Elegantly blending the notes of vanilla and orange flower with chestnut and clover oil, this ultimately luxurious candle sounds familiar yet surprising.

Perfect for: This Maison Margiela candle is an ideal gift for fashion fanatics, people who would enjoy a weekend in a cabin, and romantics in the heart.

Shop: $65 at Sephora.


Celsius 54 Kisa Cat Candle

If you appreciate great design with a hint of humor, you will love skeleton candles by Celsius54. Each candle creature from the PyroPet collection features an aluminum skeleton inside it that slowly reveals as the candle burns.

Perfect for: Cat lovers who know by experience that there is a beast that sits inside any cat and gets out at random moments.

Shop: $39 at Amazon.


Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 Candle

If you got seduced by the perfumery house’s iconic Baccarat Rouge 540 fragrance, why not add the same sensual scent to your home? This warm and recognizable scent features floral, amber, and woody notes that leave no one indifferent.

Perfect for: People who are already obsessed with Baccarat Rouge 540 and ready to take their addiction to the next level.

Shop: $110 at Net-a-Porter.


Fornasetti Star Lina Otto Candle

Some candles we love for their scent, some — for a unique design. While thoroughly adored by the scent department (think thyme and lavender blended with cedarwood), Fornasetti candles are particularly remarkable art objects. Featuring the enigmatic muse of Piero Fornasetti, this recognizable luxury candle design will elevate any house, even if you are not burning but just displaying this candle.

Perfect for: Art and design lovers!

Shop: $215 at Neiman Marcus.


Lafco Absolute Signature Candle

A candle’s success is half the scent and half the looks. If you appreciate an artistic approach to candle making, consider this innovative candle framed in an artisanal blown-glass vessel. The best part: you can reuse the jar as a vase or makeup brush holder when your candle has burned.

Perfect for: An artist in heart!

Shop: $95 at Lafco.com.


Davie Ocho The Broadway Candle

If you are a fan of Art Deco, this arch candle is a perfect decor piece for your house. It’s such a unique and fun piece to display that I won’t be surprised if you keep this beauty as an art object, not a candle to burn.

Perfect for: A minimalist design lover or someone inspired by Art Deco.

Shop: $180 at Fwrd.com.


Dior Jardin D’Oranger Candle

Do you want your home to feel like walking through the orange garden? Then, this minimalist candle is your best bet. This understated yet chic and aromatic luxury candle combines the exquisiteness of Neroli flowers with a reinvigorating citrus freshness.

Perfect for: Dior fans and people who enjoy gardening.

Shop: $95 at Dior.com.


L’Objet Lito Porcelain Candle

The surrealistic design of this candle is designed by a renowned Greek jeweler Lito Karakostanoglou. It features the Greek’s beloved symbol — the evil eye — as a symbol of protection. The paraffin wax candle is housed in a handcrafted 24-karat gold and hard-paste Limoges porcelain vessel.

Perfect for: Art lovers who want to see beauty in every little detail in their home.

Shop: $195 at Net-a-Porter.


Rare Lumiere Aspen Candle

If you want a reminder of your travels or favorite spots, consider Rare Lumiere. Each handcrafted luxury candle was inspired by the top luxury destinations: Aspen, Florence, Tahiti, Nothing Hill, and Tangier.

Perfect for: This candle will make a thoughtful gift for a frequent traveler.

Shop: $39 at RareLumiere.com.

Cover photo by Jocelyn Morales on Unsplash.

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