|From left to right:
Noisetier- 6.5 oz
|6.5oz candle inside a photosphere|
|Diptyque Candle Snuffer and Wick Trimmer
|View from the top of the photosphere|
I think one of the first things you notice about the Diptyque Candles is the distinctive scrambled lettering. Co-creator Desmond Knox-Leet designed the signature labels using his background as a message decoder during World War II as an inspiration. I thought that was pretty cool too!
The Diptyque candles are offered in a large (10.0z/$90), standard size (6.5oz/$60), mini (2.4oz/$32) and during the holidays they usually have promotions that include the cutest itsy bitty candle (1.2oz) that is not sold separately. You can also get a candle snuffer, wick trimer and photospheres as accessories for their candles.
My favorite Diptyque candles so far are Ambre(spicy/woody), Baies(roses/blackcurrant), Noisetier(hazelnut) and Tubereuse(just like the flower). I love coming home after work and unwinding with some candles and a cup of tea. I look forward to that ritual even more now during the hectic holiday season as the traffic seems to have increased exponentially around my way. I have two words for anybody that might be still holiday shopping. The Internet. Get into it. You will thank me.
How do you unwind at this time of year?
I have a Roses diptyque candle that i never light… it just sits on my desk looking pretty. My husband is sensitive to smells so….. boo.I like to unwind with wine. lots of wine. Trying to substitute exercise, but that involves clothing.Happy Holidays my dear, Im so jealous of your lovely candle collection.
LOL at the wine. I don't drink but I hear wine is a very popular way to unwind 🙂 I'm so sorry that your husband can't take the smell of your candle. Have you tried Baies? It's on the lighter side so that might work for him.
Pretty Candles – I've had a sniff around a Diptyque stand but nothing really jumped out to me – perhaps they smell stronger when their burning? I love candles so much too and although I usually buy very basic but strong smelling £1 shop candles I have been inspired (by you) to step up my game 😉 ! I tried one from Bahoma which didn't really smell of anything when burning and V&A's Heliotrope candle which smelt like heaven. To relax – I usually listen to music and or eat … currently I'm munching on sea salt caramel fudge. It hasn't been so busy in the shops I've been to; everything seems to be happening online lol. Merry Christmas!! 🙂
I wonder what you sniffed because most of them are very strong. Ha! I have some salted caramel concoction in my fridge right now. I think I'll go and dig it out.
All the scents sound so amazing, so……French!The internet, indeed. You cannot go wrong with that. Happy holidays, my friend!
Same to you Nerline 🙂