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SMELLS LIKE MULLING SPICES
Guests will think you’ve got a pot of some comforting concoction brewing on the stove when they whiff this combo of cinnamon, citrus and vanilla.
Buy It! Space NK Shimmering Spice Candle, $20; spacenk.com
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SMELLS LIKE A HOLIDAY COCKTAIL
Cranberry and pomegranate are among the seasonal selection of fruits featured in this fragrant fusion.
Buy It! Yankee Candle Pure Radiance Holiday Fragrances in Cherry Gin Fizz, $27.99; yankeecandle.com
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SMELLS LIKE: HOME, FOR THE HOLIDAYS
This fragrance -- evergreen warmed with sweet, smoky tonka bean -- rounds up some of the best scents winter has to offer.
Buy It! Snowe Staycation Candle, $30; snowehome.com
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SMELLS LIKE SPARKLING WINE
A balance of pink grapefruit, grape leaves and cedar wood makes this blend perfectly ripe for the holidays.
Buy It! Kavaldon Saint, $35; kavaldon.com
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SMELLS LIKE CAPRI
Sometimes the best thing about winter is jet-setting to someplace warm. This unique Jonathan Adler offering (its notes of tomato, basil and thyme vibes Italian island) is a must both for its unexpected freshness and its charitable aspect: As a part of this season’s (PRODUCT)RED set, for each sold, 12 days of medicine will be provided to a person living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.
Buy It! (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition Tomato Pop Candle, $38; jonathanadler.com
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SMELLS LIKE PINE NEEDLES
Fir, orange and cedar wood musk conjure the essence of a freshly chopped tree (and spare you months of pine needle cleanup).
Buy It! Context Concolor Fir holiday candle, $40; shopspring.com
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SMELLS LIKE AN OPEN FIRE
The only thing we don’t like about this forest-evoking flame is that it isn’t sold with roasted chestnuts.
Buy It! Skeem Design “End Grain” Sweet Balsam Candle, $44; skeemshop.com
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SMELLS LIKE HOMEMADE CARAMEL
Warning: this aroma smells sweet enough to eat, so you might want to keep a tin full of treats at arm’s reach in case of any sudden cravings.
Buy It! Pinrose Secret Genius Candle, $45; pinrose.com
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SMELLS LIKE A LUXE BOUQUET
Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen are expanding their Elizabeth and James fragrance range with a set of votives (White is a sophisticated mix of peony and musk and Black is a sensual fusion of violet and sandalwood). So you can stop spraying your fragrance around your room — at least until these limited edition candles sell out.
Buy It! Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black & Nirvana White Perfume Candles, $60 each; sephora.com
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SMELLS LIKE: A COMFY DEN
Jasmine packs a more sultry punch than than other florals, meaning it can hold its own in colder temps. We suggest sparking up this votive while snuggling under a throw with a good book (there is no better recipe for relaxation).
Buy It! Lancôme Jasmins Marzipane Candle, $65; lancome-usa.com
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SMELLS LIKE A FIR TREE
Encased in a gold-tone jar, this candle pays tribute to winter with a singular scent: balsam tree.
But It! Maison Francis Kurkdjian Mon Beau Sapin Scented candle, $65; neimamarcus.com
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SMELLS LIKE: GWYNETH PALTROW’S HOME
If Goop's manor smells anything like this comforting, woody, chemical-free concoction of "cypress smoke, snow [and] sensual quiet” as the website describes, we have one question: Can we move in?
Buy It! Goop Scented Candle Edition 01—Winter 2016, $72; shop.goop.com
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SMELLS LIKE: THE SWISS ALPS
Lift up the brass lid to unleash this effervescent scent, which is meant to evoke the purity of the landscape of the snow-capped Swiss Alps with notes of bergamot, mandarin, sandalwood and musk.
Buy It! Creed Silver Mountain Water Candle, $120; creedboutique.com
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SMELLS LIKE AN EXTINGUISHED FLAME
Comprised of amber, cardamom and sandalwood, the heady scent is one of six converted from Tom Ford’s coveted Private Blend fragrance collection into a candle.
Buy It! Tom Ford Private Blend Candle in Oud Wood, $250; nordstrom.com