Ever walked past an Anthropologie store and thought, what is that heavenly scent? We certainly have, and we must admit: The retailer has some of the best-smelling—and looking—candles on the market. We’re talking tropical, summery scents, floral fragrances for spring (groundbreaking, we know) and warm, woodsy notes that you can curl up with by the fire during colder months. Below, find 12 of our favorite Anthropologie candles to stock up on for every season.
The 12 Best Anthropologie Candles For a Heavenly Scented Home, All Year Long-
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The Best Scents for Fall
Looking for a delightful fragrance that doubles as autumnal decor? This candle—designed by House of Hackney in collaboration with Anthropologie—invites the autumn-inspired scents of birch, peppercorn smoked suede, citrus moss and golden cardamom into any space. Not to mention how its rustic glass vessel and eye-catching tortoiseshell design add a vintage vibe to your coffee table aesthetic.
The iconic Baltic Amber candle blends velvety notes of amber with cozy vanilla and sandalwood scents. Its fragrance is rich yet subtle, and we love how this candle evokes a warm, homey feeling from the moment it’s lit. Perhaps the biggest draw to Voluspa’s best-seller, however, is the embossed glass jar it comes in. The burnt orange hues come to life when it’s lit, as the etchings glisten in the flame. Plus, after the candle’s gone, you’re left with a beautiful makeup, jewelry, or flower holder to display on your vanity.
Not quite ready for pumpkin spice-scented everything? This ultra-trendy candle is a must-have for transitional months (not to mention for your fall decor). Its base scent of leafy green vines and warm woods is complemented with notes of dark fig nectar and peppered cassis for a fresh, warm feel. Plus, it has a 76-hour burn time and comes in an etched glass jar with a decorative mushroom cap that makes it the perfect coffee table accessory.
The Best Scents for Winter
Here, a candle that smells just as festive as it looks (and makes the perfect gift for secret Santa parties). The base scent of freshly cut evergreen is topped with effervescent notes of citrus, sparkling white cranberry and sugared plums to mimic the smells of the holiday season. It also has a 50-hour burn time, and the green forest-inspired vessel makes us feel like we’re taking a stroll through an enchanted forest.
This candle instantly transports us to a cozy Parisian café. Its fusion of fig leaf, sweet cassis, fig milk and white cyclamen petals are illuminated by notes of warm woods and soft musk, creating a fresh woodsy scent that’s layered with organic femininity. It also comes in a french-inspired, hand-blown glass vessel and a 45-hour burn time, which is pretty impressive for its 6.75-ounce size.
Everything about this old-world-style candle is cozy, right down to its sweet and spicy scent. While its base is infused with warm amber and rich patchouli, it’s layered with vanilla musk and hints of tuberose and grapefruit for a sweet finish. The scent makes us feel like we’re swaddled in silk and the candle’s 60-hour burn time guarantees a few snuggly Sundays before you need a replacement.
The Best Scents for Spring
Perhaps you’re sensing a theme here: Parisian style has been a timeless staple in the design scene, from home accessories to handbags. So, it makes sense that a French garden-inspired candle would be an obvious choice to welcome the traditional scents of spring. We love how this one embodies classic femininity with a blend of peonies, white tea, gardenia and soothing sandalwood. Perfect for warm, spring days that call for a stroll on the Champs-Élysées.
We love the smell of fresh flowers, but it’s hard to find a candle that’ll evoke that same, delicate feminine vibe. Luckily, this candle boasts a 25-hour burn time of pure floral bliss. Its lavender notes are sweet without being sickly or cloying, and the silky aroma of cashmere and sage creates a calming, restorative environment. We’d definitely recommend lighting this baby up on your next self-care day.
Channel the essence of a flourishing garden with this candle’s blend of white florals, lush green notes and hints of sparkling citrus. And feel free to display this one anywhere in your home, where its elegant white glass vessel can act as a complement to your existing decor.
The Best Scents for Summer
Anthropologie has become synonymous with a single scent: the Capri Blue Volcano. People are enraptured by this candle (to the point that they refer to it as “the Anthro scent”), but most are surprised to learn what it actually smells like: tropical fruits, sugared oranges, lemons and limes, redolent with lightly exotic mountain greens, according to its official description. While this is, in fact, a citrus candle, it stands out for having a softer, sweeter scent than what you’d typically associate with lemons and limes. (Plus, it has a killer hot throw, which is industry speak for the fact that its scent really fills the room when you light it.) Plus, it comes in 36 variations to serve a variety of aesthetics—and we’re gearing up to try the 130-ounce Colossal version, which boasts five wicks and a 250-hour burn time.
This minimalist candle exudes the relaxing, playful scents of a perfect beach day. It’s inspired by trips to the shore and includes sun-warmed scents of spicy cardamom and ylang-ylang topped with a kiss of fresh coconut. Plus, its minimalist, pale blue glass vessel would be eye-catching atop book stacks and coffee tables, and we love how it can be repurposed as a trendy storage piece after the candle is gone.
Our must-have backyard purchase? This rustic, citronella-infused candle that can be used outside to help keep bugs away. Even if there’s some debate as to how well citronella candles work, we’ll try anything—especially when it comes in a wood plant bowl that's meant to be repurposed once the candle burns down. Light this baby up during your next outdoor soiree to fill the air with mosquito-deterring defenses.
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