As the Autumn months begin to envelop us, there’s nothing better than hunkering down on the sofa with a mug of something soothing and surrounding yourself with crisp, wholesome scents.

The evenings are getting darker, and we all start to think about turning our homes into cosy retreats, to hibernate in throughout the winter. There’s no better place to start than with Autumn-inspired candles and reed diffusers. Nothing completes a room like a comforting fragrance, so here is our list of the best scented candles for Autumn 2023.

  1. Wild Fig & Saffron – Plum & Ashby

Inspired by the scents of late Summer evenings, this Wild Fig & Saffron candle is a beautiful blend of scents.

The dizzying fragrance of ripe, earthy figs will fill your home and fill it with an air of early Autumn. Mixed with the light spice of saffron, this aroma will cocoon you in a comforting atmosphere, perfect for rainy Autumnal afternoons. Light this candle as you lounge around on your armchair or sofa and allow it to illuminate your dusky living spaces throughout the Fall.

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  1. Pomegranate & Plum – Olivine and Ruby

With highlights of juicy pomegranate, rich heady English plums and sweet raspberries, these Pomegranate & Plum wax melts embody the scents of a delicious autumnal fruit crumble.

Hearty, wholesome food begins to reappear with the start of Autumn, including warming puddings and deserts. With this in mind, these wax melts are the perfect scent for the end of a sunny Autumnal day. Imagine you’ve gone on a brisk Fall walk and have come home to the smell of these deliciously scented wax melts. Doesn’t that sound like heaven?

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  1. White Pumpkin, Vanilla & Spice – Reverie

With warming notes of clove and orange, this White Pumpkin, Vanilla & Spice candle emulates Autumn in a combined scent.

Pumpkin scents, decorations and recipes are a must have during the Autumn months. Come rain or shine, pumpkin picking has become an Autumnal pastime throughout the season of Fall. That is why a pumpkin-inspired candle should be a must-have in your home this Autumn. To style this beautiful amber candle jar, we recommend including it as decoration on a wooden display tray, placed on top of one of our footstools. Combine it with a potted plant and your favourite coffee table books, to create a lovely living room display.

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  1. Rose, Geranium and Amber – Aery Living

This Rose, Geranium and Amber reed diffuser is excellent for those who aren’t quite ready to say goodbye to the late Summer days yet.

A warm and soothing scent, this reed diffuser is perfect for any room in the house. Rose essential oil creates a rich and comforting fragrance, generating a cosy, calming atmosphere, perfect for Autumnal afternoons. Grab you favourite book, curl up with a blanket on your Collins & Hayes sofa and breath in this easing, aromatic scent.

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  1. Soft Embers – Wild Planet Aromatherapy

A delectable room spray laced with hints of cedarwood and sweet orange, this is the perfect scent for cosy Autumnal evenings.

Inspired by comforting nights spent with loved ones in front of a roaring log fire, Soft Embers will encapsulate you within its warmth. An ever-so-slightly festive fragrance, this room spray is best used towards the end of Autumn, to get you into the Winter spirit. Spritz around a room or onto your Collins & Hayes sofa cushions, to fully envelop yourself in this snuggly, mellow perfume.

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