1. Byredo Bibliotheque, $111
With fruity-floral notes of peach, plum and violet, this will make you want to cosy up on your couch with a good book, a glass of Hibiki and Julie London in the background. Available at Escentials.
2. Cannabis Santal, $90
Light this scent with its intoxicating blend of patchouli, chocolate and cannabis before your special someone comes over. (The rest of the magic is up to you.) Available at Fresh.
3. Malin + Goetz Vetiver, $76
If it’s a cool night and you need a fresh, warm whiff, have this candle with notes of bergamot, clove and vetiver handy. Available at Beauty Emporium.
4. Ashley & Co Waxed Perfume Blossom & Gilt, $65
You don’t need an exotic and expensive floral arrangement with the smell of Costa Rican turberose and wild jasmine from this candle perfuming your home. Available at Kapok.
5. Diptyque Liquid Ambar, $118
Nutmeg + cinnamon + amber + brown sugar = You don’t get more Christmassy than this. Available at Escentials.
6. Cire Trudon Melchior, $160
We love this partly because Melchior was one of three kings of Bethlehem, and largely because the luxurious scent of myrrh and benzoin resin is utterly therapeutic. Available at Malmaison by The House Glass.
7. Fornasetti Profumi L'ape, $290
Once you’ve done with the heady scent of incense, thyme, cedarwood and lavender, the holder makes a great receptacle for peonies or any large blooms. Available at Escentials.
8. DL & Co. Silver Deer Amber Sultan, US$60 (S84)
If you’re into bohemian-themed parties, make sure to burn this candle for its sultry fragrance that comprises notes of indian mandarin, pimento and sultan amber. Available at www.dlcompany.com.