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8 Candles to Burn Through the Dog Days of Summer

By Phebe Wahl | August 6, 2019 | Home & Real Estate Feature

When it comes to candles for your weekend host or home, size matters. Here, we round up all the ways to ensure your summer is luxuriously lit.


City of Light
This herb-based candle captures the scent of the historic Diptyque store in Paris. 34 Boulevard Saint Germain candle, $325, Diptyque, The Shops Buckhead Atlanta,


Desert Oasis
The Haas brothers offer their subversive spin on this signature desert-inspired scent. Haas Mojave Palm candle, $125,


Nesting Instinct
Nest’s iconic luxury-size candles come in Bamboo, Cedar Leaf & Lavender, Grapefruit, Linen (shown), Ocean Mist & Sea Salt, Moroccan Amber and Sicilian Tangerine. $140, by Nest Fragrances at Bloomingdale’s, Lenox Square,;


This floral candle blooms with notes of delicate rose and honey mixed with a green freshness. Peony & Blush Suede luxury scented candle, $495, by Jo Malone London at Neiman Marcus, Lenox Square; jomalone.‌com


Getting Heavy
A signature scent, soy wax, four wicks and a chic container make the Concrete a constant classic. Santal 26 Concrete candle, $470,


Great Escape
Spearmint, jasmine and vanilla make for a magical mix. Great candle in Abd El Kader, $540, by Cire Trudon at Bloomingdale’s, Lenox Square,;


High Tide
This clean marine scent will brighten any room. Marine three-wick candle, $98, by LAFCO at Neiman Marcus, Lenox Square,;


Doctor’s Orders
Dr. Vranjes’ Maxi candles come in a variety of scents ranging from oud to ginger lime. Maxi $848, 500 g for $122, both by Dr. Vranjes at neimanmarcus.‌com;


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