If you buy one candle this Christmas, make it this beautiful new Jo Malone scent

Let’s face it— everyone loves a good candle.

From the bathroom to the guest room, to one coquettish flickering while you sink into the sofa with a glass of wine… that enclosing aroma and cosy light is a symbol of relaxation and an accessory that enhances any home.

According to a report by Vend, the preferred retail point-of-sale software of the British Independent Retail Association, Brits buy an average of six candles per year at £7.40 a go, meaning the country collectively spends £1.9bn on them annually. Vend’s data found that candle-buying spikes around Mother’s Day in March, as well as over the festive period.

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A candle is also a gift you always hope to receive, especially if it comes in an immaculately wrapped box, swathed in a perfectly tied black ribbon. Because of all the beautiful smelling burners are there any more iconic or more coveted than a Jo Malone one?

We’ve rounded up the brand’s best new offerings that you’ll want to pop on to your Christmas wish list…

Orange Bitters Deluxe Candle £120 and Travel Candle £23

This is a warming winter cocktail – a delectable mix of Christmas fruits. You’ll smell a drop of sweet orange and a splash of bitter orange, followed by sensual sandalwood and amber.

Pine & Eucalyptus Collection Luxury Candle £300 and Home Candle £48

Aromatic pine and enlivening eucalyptus combine to create an enveloping festive fragrance – light it Christmas morning.

Pomegranate Noir Home Candle £48

This is a daring mix of ingredients that result in an opulent, rich and enigmatic scent. Exotic pomegranate, spiked with pink pepper and laced with Casablanca lily, warmed by temptingly-smoky guaiacwood and patchouli.

Miniature Candle Collection £70

Five spectacular scents: playful Nectarine Blossom & Honey, flirtatious Peony & Blush Suede, festive Frosted Cherry & Clove, tangy Green Tomato Leaf and rich Roasted Chestnut. An enchanting gift for the season.

Luxury Decorated Candle Collection £170

Conjure candlelight for a fragrant night.

Five spectacular scents: playful Nectarine Blossom & Honey and flirtatious Peony & Blush Suede. Festive Frosted Cherry & Clove, tangy Green Tomato Leaf and rich Roasted Chestnut. An enchanting gift for the season.