For the animal lover
Candle jars featuring gold figurines of your favourite animal? Yes, please. Thanks to American brand Let's Put A Bird On It, you get to savour paraben-free vegan fragrances and essential oils distilled into apricot, coconut and soya wax. Take your pick from over 15 creatures, including furry dogs, sleek flamingoes, ferocious dinos and even multi-coloured unicorns, with perfumes of apricot and fig, basil lily, coconut and vanilla, satsuma, and the ocean-scented mermaid.
$48-$68. Available at Let's Stay In.
Planning for a white Christmas? This is the perfect companion for your nights by the fireplace, all snuggled up under the mistletoe. The Jo Malone London scented travel candle collection includes three delightful scents: blackberry and bay, pine and eucalyptus, and roasted chestnut.
For the Secret Santa exchange
Three affordable scents make up innisfree's Christmas candle range. There's Sweet Holiday, a fruity blend of lemon, candy and fig; Snowy Tree, a fresh combination of pine, mandarin and yuzu; and Warm Wood, which evokes cosy, romantic nights with swirls of cinnamon, vanilla and sandalwood.
$29. Available at innisfree.
For the decor-lovin' homebody
The lovely Christmas patterns on Crabtree and Evelyn's candle containers will cheer up even the gloomiest of Yuletide haters. Noel creates a warm ambience with fruity, citrusy and spicy notes, Windsor Forest conjures up wintry leaves with its mix of fir needle, pine, holly and juniper berries, and Sugar and Spice brings luxe comfort with sweet clementine, apple blossom and vanilla. Place the candles on a shelf or use them as a centrepiece for a touch of festive charm.
$50-$75. Available at Crabtree and Evelyn.