The autumn season is upon us and with it comes a flurry of cosy, blanketed nights in, winter walks in the chilly air and pumpkin spice everything. One thing that can take your evening in up a notch has to be a selection of warming, comforting candles dotted around the house. The issue? These can come at great cost. Yes, we love a Diptyque or a Byredo, but our bank balance sometimes doesn’t.
This is where high street brands like & Other Stories come into their own; the candles on offer are just as impressive as more expensive counterparts, with a luxury feel and delicious scents for every room in the house. What’s more, they won’t break the bank, keeping costs down for those of us who wish to save a few pennies.
& Other Stories’ newest line of candles is enough to entice any scent lover, too. At just £17 a pop, the candles are purse-friendly and they smell incredible, too. The five newbies are based on favourite fragrances from the brand’s existing beauty line.
For example, there’s Punk Bouquet, which was an original scent used when & Other Stories very first launched. This appealing fragrance features floral rose notes combined with smooth, creamy vanilla.
Also in the line is the Perle de Coco candle, which is based on the brand’s hero summer smell that launched several years ago. It smells just like your favourite summer cocktail, with coconut, caramel and sandalwood to sweeten the deal.
And if you prefer something a little less sweet, you may want to check out the Arabesque Wood option, which is ideal for colder months, along with the Sardonyx Fire candle, which has spicy floral rather than sweet notes.
Rounding up the edit is the Sicilian Sunrise candle, which boasts notes of lemon, jasmine and grapefruit, making it a hit for the spring/summer seasons.
& Other Stories candles are available to buy now both online and in stores.