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Designer scented candles

Designer perfumes have been so popular for many years that we now have designer-scented candles as an extension of our luxury scents. Many of us already reach for our favourite perfume scent every morning. It’s part of our wardrobe and routine around getting dressed.

Whether you work in an office, at a restaurant or in a beauty salon, there is always a place for wearing a scent. Some like their favourite fragrance so much that they extend it into their homes by buying a candle with the same notes.

With so many great candles on the market and online today, we have such a variety to choose from and they make great gifts too for any occasion.

Tea lights

Unscented Tea lights work well if you just want to make the home feel cosy during the winter months. There are also scented candles that smell of lemongrass, apples and vanilla for that touch of fruit and sweetness in the home.


Celebrity influenced

We know that celebrities have branched out in many directions when it comes to the beauty world. Anything from skincare, makeup and perfumes and now we have designer scented candles.

As previously discussed in my articles celebrity-endorsed perfumes and celebrity skincare, we see the fragrance industry skyrocket and continue to be just as popular today.

Cheaper alternatives


Many shops are eager to sell top designer candles like Jo Malone at cheaper prices. Candles that smell identical to the designer perfumes.

Aldi has already seen shoppers hustling in on their range of Jo Malone for just £9.99. A 200g candle from their home collection, Oud & Bergamot.

This would set you back £62 if bought from the Jo Malone website. One may question why you would buy a £62 candle when you can purchase the same scent for £9.99.

With a burn time of 45 hours compared to 60 hours for the Aldi brand, another difference is the size of the candle. Compare Jo Malone’s 200g candle with Aldi’s 700g, 3-wick version so it’s not just the price that catches the eye.

Designer scented candles
Image: Aldi

We all know that if we purchase any product from a designer’s website, we will pay a higher price. This leaves us looking at more affordable options, so let’s see where we can shop for some of the best designer-scented candles.

FM world designer-inspired candles

Designer scented candles
FM World male candle

FM World has a small selection of 150g candles, four scents for women and one for men.

From their website :

Our high-quality Home Ritual Fragrance Candles use hydro-refined paraffin and a wick that meet strict requirements of the German RAL standard in terms of:

• scent intensity, • optimal burn-up behaviour, • wick quality – a strong cotton wick of suitable thickness, resistant to breaking and drowning, • minimal smouldering, which does not pollute the airways, • reduced soot, which ensures the candle looks beautiful when used.

Candle burn time: between 35 and 40 hours! INDULGE IN AN AROMATIC EXPERIENCE – with the Home Ritual Fragrance Candle that will fill your rooms with a gorgeous scent!


The 150g luxury fragrance candle draws its inspiration from Coco Mademoiselle. This exquisite scent is a tribute to their best-selling PURE PARFUM 18, delivering an enchanting aroma that captivates the senses. It is an enchanting combination of energetic citrus tones with sensual wood notes. A balanced fragrance composition introduces to your interior a classy and elegant ambience.

Purchase your FM18 candle here


Inspired by the best-selling PURE PARFUM 20, this candle has similar notes to the poplar perfume Flower Bomb- Victor & Rolf.

If you love fruity, citrus, woody and water notes, these tempting scents will ensure your home will smell fresh with mysterious and stimulating scents.

Purchase your FM20 candle here


What’s not to love about this fragrance?

Inspired by another top perfume La Vie Est Belle- Lancôme and the best-selling PURE PARFUM 413, it is a charming and complex fragrance composition combining flowery and sweet notes. Its perfume alone is a real head-turner so bring your favourite scent into the home for a rich, sweet and summery vibe. Its oriental tones make your interior feel warm and cosy.

Purchase your FM413 candle here


Another best-seller from FM is our 809 candle, inspired by the fragrance notes of Black Orchid- Tom Ford. With its tempting notes of flowery fragrances embraced by oriental scents. They fill your interior with a mysterious and stimulating scent. A strong scent that will instantly hit the nose as you walk into the room. Packed with woody, spicy, vanilla and ambergris notes, this candle will surely make an impact.

Purchase your FM809 candle here


This male fragrance candle is inspired by the ever-so-popular Aventus Creed. An enchanting scent combining woody, oriental, floral and fruity notes to give that masculine scent throughout the home. Also, available online and in shops are designer candles by our top names in the perfume industry with a more affordable price tag.

Purchase your FM472 candle here

Designer scented candles
FM World male and female candles



The designer brands

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Jo Malone

This designer brand has become very popular over the past couple of years with many women purchasing the perfume.

Basil and Neroli scented candle has a top note of basil, a heart note of neroli and a base note of white musk.

A fresh fragrance with its green floral note in the Neroli and orange, while the base adds a softness that lingers gently through the home.

Jo Malone – Lime, Basil & Mandarin 200g Boxed Candle

Tom Ford

Neroli Portofino has a mixture of exotic notes. Top notes of Mandarin, Italian Bergamo and lavender.

Heart notes of Jasmine and African orange blossom and base notes of Amber & Brett seed and Angelica.

We are instantly transported to a fresh, citrus scent with a floral fragrance popping through to give this candle a true feel of the Italian Riviera.

Designer scented candles

Tom Ford Neroli Portofino Candle




Victor & Rolf

Flower Bomb is a hugely popular fragrance for the ladies and the candle is no exception. If you love this sweet, harmonious scent on your skin, it’s worth giving the candle a try. A collection of floral notes including patchouli, citrus, musk, rose and white floral give this scent its gorgeous ‘bouquet’ of freshness and sweetness when lit.

Designer scented candles

Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Scented Candle 75g



A pleasant surprise to see that the Burberry candle has an affordable price tag. This lovely set comes with three different scents.

Designer scented candles

Burberry 3x Candle Set Cedar Wood Purple Hyacinth English Rose.



The iconic Chanel is a delight to have as a candle around the home. Not the cheapest I may add but with its elegant box to accompany three glass candle jars, this would make a wonderful gift for any Chanel fan. The fragrance notes behind Chanel are very distinctive.

Top notes of Bulgarian Rose, peach, Jasmine and mandarin orange. Middle notes of Rose, orange blossom and clover. Base notes of amber, vanilla, tonka bean and sandalwood. It’s no surprise that the Chanel fragrance is so iconic.

It’s easy to bring our homes to life with a designer-scented candle. Whatever your budget, there are so many alternatives to try.

Designer scented candles

Chanel candle scented glass black 3 piece set w/box 


Have you heard of Wickbox?

Wickbox is a luxury candle subscription box curated to match your scent preferences. Subscribers choose from a monthly medium or large surprise candle and fill out a scent profile so we can handpick their candle based on their likes and dislikes. The brands we partner with focus on quality including lead-free wicks, superior wax, and beautifully designed containers that complement the season and can be repurposed after you finish burning your candle. It’s the perfect way to treat yourself or a loved one to the gift of me-time. Gift subscriptions are available!

Wickbox Candle Subscription

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  • pasindu dimanka

    Thank you very much for this valuable detailed post about scented candles. I really love these candles. My girlfriend loves me more than me. She was telling me that she wanted a candle. I think I found the best post to get one. I hope to get a Jo Malone. Keep posting like this. Thank you very much.

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