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    29 Fall Candles You’ll Never Get Sick Of Smelling

    This fall is about to be *lit*.

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    1. A "Mahogany Apple" Bath & Body Works candle that TikTok claims smells like Harry Potter's Draco Malfoy — whether you're a Slytherin or you haven't seen a single film or read the's a divine candle you'll want in your collection.

    editor holding a single wick mahogany apple candle
    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    Yes, I have it. Yes, it smells amazing. I'm not really sure what I'd expect Draco Malfoy to smell like, but if he *does* smell like this candle he smells pretty darn delicious.

    Promising review: "Bought this as a three-wick candle, and came back a week later to buy it in single wick, too! This truly is the perfect early fall scent! It’s so fresh and complex and just makes the whole house smell cozy and warm!" —medic61

    Get it from Bath & Body Works for $14.50.

    2. A WoodWick candle to bring the crackling, soothing sounds of an actual fire into your life in case you live in an apartment that simply isn't conducive to a fireplace.


    I've been burning WoodWick candles for years and, I must say, you haven't lived until you've lit one of these bad boys up, put on your most snuggly sweats, and curled up with a good book. I'm not the only one who thinks these candles are fantastic, my colleague (and fellow candle fanatic) Elizabeth Lilly agrees. She said:

    "I've burned a variety of these mainstream jars over the years, but come back to them every so often because they're indeed that good. I've *also* tried several other brands with wood wicks that seem to either barely work or burn way too fast. But no one does it like WoodWick, which is also very good because of that name (lol). That lil' wick makes such a comforting crackling noise — à la an actual burning fire — without making my hair smell like smoke or tapping into my Girl Scout skills for building a fire. Clearly a lazy win-win."

    Get it from Amazon for $17.12+ (available in eight scents).

    3. A candle in honor of autumn for anyone who appreciates nothing more than the seasonal scent of pumpkin spice lingering through their home.

    a candle with an orange label on it that says "basic witch, pretty sure my blood type is pumpkin spice"
    Evil Queen

    When I tell you I am wholeheartedly committed to this candle brand, I mean it. I was first introduced to them when I discovered their "OMG You're Engaged" candle in a boutique near my NYC apartment a few years ago. I've been gifting them to everyone I know (and myself) since. This small business is female-owned by an absolute badass who also writes poetry. My all-time favorites are the seasonal options — and this year's fall collection surely hasn't disappointed. Evil Queen recently went under a rebrand and the new labels are simply a 10/10. They still feature the sassy one-liners I've grown to appreciate but have a much cleaner look any candle fan will enjoy.

    Get it from Evil Queen for $22 and check out the entire fall collection.

    4. Or a more earthy option you'll appreciate if you prefer woodsy scents and *~all things spooky~* for fall.

    a candle with a black label that says "skeleton club" on it
    Evil Queen

    Get it from Evil Queen for $22 and check out the entire fall collection.

    5. A "warm and cozy" candle, because the name of the scent alone sounds like it’ll wrap you up in a plush throw blanket and direct you to the couch to have the most snuggly movie marathon of your life.


    This candle features notes of orange, cinnamon, clove, vetiver, and pine. It has a lovely minimalist design that'll look great with all of your home decor! It's made by Sweet Water Decor, a small business based in Pennsylvania.

    Promising review: "I love this it, love it, love it! I just wish it was bigger! I really prefer larger three wick candles, so this one being so small is a bit of a bummer but the scent definitely makes up for it. With the slightest hint of fireplace smoke combined with winter, pine, and a bit of citrus, you can't beat it. The snow is falling outside my window but I'm inside under a blanket, warm and cozy, with my Warm & Cozy candle making me smile. :)" —K.M. Helm

    Get it from Sweet Water Decor on Amazon Handmade for $20 (available in 10 scents/designs).

    6. A lavender and Earl Grey Paddywax candle that'll remind you of snuggling up with a warm cup of tea on a cold winter day.

    paddywaxcandles / Via, Amazon

    I have had a few of these over the years and love to reuse the ceramic bowls to hold jewelry and other trinkets. I've yet to find another Earl Grey–scented candle that replicates the feeling of actually drinking a freshly steeped mug. My husband often tries to steal this one away from me — it's easily his favorite of all the candles I've hoarded over the years.

    Get it from Amazon for $31.41.

    7. A magical candle from Wishes Candle Co. complete with a surprise enamel pin inside you can add to your ever-growing Disney collection.

    a buzzfeed editor holding a glass candle with purple wax and "regions beyond" written on it
    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    As a diehard Disney fan, I couldn't help myself but order one of these pin-filled candles. I went with their Haunted Mansion–inspired scent (my favorite ride), "Regions Beyond," and can't wait to pull the surprise pin out of the wax once I'm done enjoying the candle! The scent is musky and perfect for fall and winter (or anytime you want a cozy but spooky vibe in your room). I also loved the extra touch of glitter in the top — it looks really magical as it melts. There are so many Disney-themed scents from this company that I already know I'll be back for more (uh yeah, I'm looking at you "Beautiful Tomorrow").

    Get it from Wishes Candle Co. on Etsy for $21 or their branded shop for $20.

    8. A "Cheugy and Proud" candle that'll make you laugh every time you light it. It's a must for anyone who is tired of their younger sibling teasing them about their likes/dislikes/age and especially their love of all-things-autumn.

    a white candle with a black label that says "cheugy and proud"
    SaltedBurns / Etsy

    SaltedBurns is a woman-owned small business in Florida. I've had the pleasure of getting to know Rebecca Taylor, the owner, and she is absolutely lovely. I'm a candle fiend (truly, ask anyone that knows me) and these pass my test. They burn cleanly (yay soy wax!) and, of course, this cheugy-inspired candle smells like pumpkin spice. I have it and can't wait to light it!

    Get it from SaltedBurns on Etsy for $20.

    9. A festive Homesick candle to remind to remind you of all the fun things autumn has to offer — like trying to find the *perfect* pumpkin in the entire patch while wearing the cutest flannel you own.

    a candle with a label on it that says "pumpkin picking" near other fall decor

    This lovely candle has notes of ginger, cinnamon, and clove and is said to burn for up to 80 hours.

    Promising review: "Pumpkin everything, please! This candle smells amazing, long lasting, and perfect for fall — definitely will purchase again." —Megan Bennner

    Get it from Amazon for $29.11 (originally $34).

    10. Or an apple-scented Yankee Candle, in case you'd prefer to spend your fall in an orchard or whipping up fresh apple pies.

    a big red candle in a glass jar with an apple on the label

    Promising review: "This candle smells SOOOOO freaking good! It smells EXACTLY like a freshly cut Macintosh apple. You walk into the room and it smells like late October at the apple farm or pumpkin patch when they are making fresh hot apple cider. Such a warm and cozy smell, makes me miss home! I must get more if these!" —kid1carus

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in six sizes).

    11. An absolutely gorgeous glass candle covered with foliage that'll ensure your home always feels like autumn even if the weather hasn't quite cooperated just yet.


    The listing describes the "Leather and Leaves" scent as: "Falling autumn leaves gather with dark oud, fragrant fir needles, and cracked peppercorn over notes of worn leather and woodland musk." Aaaand...I'm drooling.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $68.

    12. Votivo's Red Currant candle, a must-have for anyone who wants their living room to smell seasonal but isn't into woodsy or sweet, pumpkin-like scents.

    a tan box with silver metal edging and a red label in the middle next to a glass candle

    I actually snagged this candle from a coworker a few years ago during the holiday season after they received a few samples in the mail — I'll never turn down a candle. I loved it right away because of its packaging (this makes a great gift!) but loved it even more when I lit it and fully experienced the tart but savory scent. I gave one to my mom as well and it's the only candle she's actually asked me to buy her another of (she's very particular about her scents).

    Get it from Amazon for $28 (available in 21 scents).

    13. A spiced pumpkin latte candle from Volupsa in a beautiful jar you'll happily display alongside all the other festive trinkets you tend to put out for fall.

    the spiced pumpkin latte in an orange glass jar

    Get it from Anthropologie for $32.

    14. An Otherland candle with a scent that's as fantastic as the designs of its jar — you'll likely find yourself buying multiples because it's so beautiful (guilty).

    a red candle with an abstract design on the middle
    otherlandco / Via

    I have many (many) candles in my stash and consider myself to be quite the candle expert. That being said, Otherland candles are some of my favorites! This "Tapestry" scent is inspired by countryside weekends and has such a cozy feel to it, making it perfect for warming up your home. The design is also a 10/10, IMO.

    Get it from Otherland for $36 (available in six scents).

    15. A Gilmore Girls Fall Festival candle with a scent you can customize exactly to your liking — perfect for anyone who wants to embrace the season but detests typical autumnal scents.

    a white candle with the stars hollow gazebo on it in a red circle
    CE Crafts

    I don't know about you, but I always get the urge to start rewatching Gilmore Girls as soon as I see a crunchy leaf on the ground. Might as well do it with this candle alongside me! CE Crafts is a small business that sells hand-poured soy candles.

    Get it from CE Candles for $17+ (available in two sizes and 21 scents).

    16. A three-wick candle with a wallpaper-like design around it to get you more excited than ever to cozy up and watch a movie at home.

    a candle with a purple skeletal design on it
    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    When it comes to candles, you and I both know Bath & Body Works doesn't mess around. This new seasonal candle is diviiiiine. It smells musky, cozy, and looks super cool when its lit. The site describes the notes as "scary clary sage, moonlit mahogany, and vanishing verbena." I love the design of the candle and would absolutely keep it out all year long, not just during *spooky szn*.

    Get it from Bath & Body Works for $24.50.

    17. A candle loosely themed around Sabrina the Teenage Witch you won't be able to stop yourself from adding to your cart — the design of the jar and the patchouli and bergamot scents are just too good to leave behind!

    a black candle jar with gold writing that says "sabrina" and two gold stars and snakes
    Bijou Candles

    Bijou Candles is a queer-owned small business that sells, well, candles!

    Promising review: "This is the perfect candle for fall and winter. It's deep, complex, and warm. It cozies up a room on chilly nights. I don't really get much citrus, but there's a heady patchouli and leathery vibe to it that is so rich. Imagine an old bookstore with a cute shop cat curled up napping. Sabrina takes you there." —Anne

    Get it from Bijou Candles for $27 (also available as a tall votive candle).

    18. A limited-edition "Trick or Treat" candle that'll honestly just be a treat for your nostrils and fill your home with the smells of coconut, orange, and pumpkin.

    the black candle with an orange box
    Glasshouse Candles

    This beauty was designed to smell like spicy pumpkin pie...yum. The back label reads: "When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, 'tis near Halloween with spiced pumpkin and cinnamon it’s such a delight, beware trick-or-treaters or you’re in for a fright." So fun!

    Get it from Glasshouse Fragrances for $55.

    19. A patchouli-scented "Witches Brew" candle from Yankee Candle you can count on to perfectly coordinate with the endless loop of Hocus Pocus that plays throughout your home from September 1st through October 31st.

    Yankee Candle, yankeecandle / Via

    You should also check out Yankee Candle's entire Halloween lineup for more exciting scents! I also have my eye on "Mystic Moon" and "Haunted Hayride."

    Get it from Yankee Candle for $29.50.

    20. A flannel-inspired soy candle you'll likely love as much as the worn-in, super-soft, oversized flannel you've been wearing season after season. I can't think of anything more enticing, TBH.

    a white candle with a gray flannel printed label on it
    Finding Home Farms

    I recently received this candle and cannot even begin to tell you how nice it smells. It features a balance of amber, citron, and oak — not exactly what you'd picture as a fall candle, but trust me it works. I can't wait to use it for both fall and winter. Added bonus? It's from Finding Home Farms, which is a family-owned business based in Hudson Valley, New York, that sells candles, maple syrup, pantry offerings, and home decor products.

    Get it from Finding Home Farms for $28.

    21. A candle collaboration between Boy Smells and Kacey Musgraves featuring a warm and spicy scent that'll pair nicely with the chilly fall and winter weather — and even more so with Kacey's upcoming album.

    boy_smells / Via, Nordstrom

    As you'll discover in this post, my husband cannot comprehend why I need so many candles. And yet, he loooooves Boy Smells. We've burnt through a slew of them — "Kush," "Petal," and "Ash." They were all wonderfully musky and we were disappointed when they flickered out. Which is why I purchased not one, but two of the "Slow Burn" candle. It's not outrightly a fall candle, but its musky smell just goes so nicely with the season.

    Promising review: "Probably my favorite candle at the moment. If you love spicy darker scents, you’ll love this. The jar is a beautiful color too, so really this candle is just an-all around winner." —grandaddyimtired

    Get it from Nordstrom for $39.

    22. A delicious candle with a design around it you'd expect to find inside Alice's Wonderland — don't even get me *started* on how magical it smells. It smells like stumbling into your favorite storybook for an afternoon.

    bath and body work's "fairytale" candle with florals around the label
    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    This is my most recent candle find and I can't say enough good things about it. It just smells so....warm! The notes include pomegranate nectar, fresh orange blossom, vanilla bean, and warm amber. At first glance you wouldn't categorize this beauty as a fall candle, but as soon as you smell it you'll *totally* see where I'm coming from.

    Promising review: "This is a welcome change to the fall lineup (though I feel it could be a year-round scent) for those of us who are sick to death of apple, pumpkin, and pomegranate notes. To my nose, Fairytale is vanilla and amber dominant, but I do get a faint sense of the other notes. I would call it a close cousin to BBW's Iced Vanilla Woods candle, only a little more subtle and without the balsam-y notes. Throw is a 8/10, and wicks and pooling are great on this one, too. If you're looking for a deeper, non-pumpkin or apple scent for fall, take a chance on Fairytale." —BBW17

    Get it from Bath & Body Works for $25.50.

    23. A Taylor Swift–inspired "All Too Well" candle that'll be there to console you while you're crying on the floor over the re-recording of Red when it comes out in November.

    a white candle with a label on that says "all too well love is a ruthless game" and a paragraph under it as well
    Gold Thread Candle Co. / Etsy

    What? Don't act like I'm not the only one who will be overcome with emotions! IT'S THE 10-MINUTE VERSION! Anyways, this candle has notes of autumn leaves, fall air, cashmere, jasmine, musk, vanilla orchid, and cedar wood. It even includes a dusting of gold glitter to top it off. It comes from Gold Thread Candle Co., a small business based in California that sells pop culture–inspired candles.

    Get it from Gold Thread Candle Co. on Etsy for $20.

    24. A cinnamon and pumpkin–scented candle in the cutest jar you ever did see! It'll be a lovely addition to your home's fall vibe even when it's not lit.

    a candle in an orange jar with gold outlines of pumpkins and leaves

    Promising review: "Really cute candle, looks just like the photos. Smells nice but not very strong. You have to be near it to enjoy it. I love how it looks and really did enjoy the smell, and would recommend it if you're looking for something with a jar you can save once the candle's burned out." —Chloe R.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    25. A pretty candle inspired by cozy nights you can keep on your bedside table to introduce the soothing scents of tobacco, bergamot, and caramel into your evening routine.

    a light purple candle with a blue design on it and a label that says "cozy nights"

    And for whatever reason, the Internet seems to claim this candle smells like Louis Tomlinson. Do with that what you will.

    Promising review: "I've been buying this scent for a year now and I always stock up because I'm worried they'll stop making it. Such a clean, yet warm scent. It's not too heavy, either. Its name says it all!" —Crystal

    Get it from Target for $5.

    26. A Capri Blue jar candle with speckled gold detailing and a lovely pumpkin cove scent you'll want to enjoy all year long instead of just autumn.

    the gold jar candle

    Promising review: "Beautiful candle, great decoration, and smells delicious. For an instant boost of fall look no further. Beautiful orange-glass candle that looks so pretty when lit, lifts my spirits." —FashionFriday

    Get it from Anthropologie for $34.

    27. An amber and moss candle from P.F. Candle Co. you'll probably want to buy five of so you'll never run out of it! Seriously — it's that great.

    a brown glass candle
    Urban Outfitters

    Something about the simple design of this candle and the amber-colored jar says "ah, autumn" to me. I've gone through many candles from this brand and have never been disappointed. The amber-and-moss version includes notes of musk, amber, lavender, sage, and orange. You could easily burn this all year if you wanted to.

    Promising review: "Smells so great! Even when it’s not lit, it helps make the room smell good. Also takes a long time to burn through, worth the price." —smmmma

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $20 (available on four scents).

    28. An autumn-inspired candle unlike any other one in your lineup — this baby includes citrus, cinnamon, chrysanthemum, apple, berry, green leaves, pecan, AND cedar. It's gotta be a 10/10.

    two brown candles with a brown paper label on them that says "Autumn stroll no 29"
    The Sisters Stoned / Etsy

    This small business is LGBTQ-owned and run out of Chicago. In addition to this sure-to-be good "Autumn Stroll" candle, they're also selling an entire fall collection, a set of Hocus Pocus–inspired candles, and a "Scream Queens" trio! I've personally tried out their Real Housewives of New York "Berkshires" candle and can attest that their candles are fantastic.

    Promising review: "I love, love, love my candles. I got both the PSL and the Autumn Stroll. The packaging and quality were amazing. Shipping was fast. Highly recommend! I will buy again." —Maddy

    Get it from The Sisters Stoned on Etsy for $18+ (available in two sizes).

    29. And a ghostly candle that I hope doesn't describe your dating life (apologies if it does). It will definitely be way more enjoyable than that crappy restaurant your last Tinder match asked you to meet them at the way-too-late hour of 10 p.m. (ON A WEEKNIGHT!). Might as well stay home with your candles instead.

    a candle with a black label on it that says ghosted again
    Brittany Paige

    Brittany Paige is a woman-owned small business based in New York that was founded in 2019 and sells an array of witty candles, cards, stickers, and enamel pins. This lovely candle is scented like tobacco leaves and features a playful design you won't be able to help but show off.

    Get it from Brittany Paige for $20.

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