The pioneering parfumerie Diptyque has unveiled their limited edition Holiday Collection and it’s a winter tale imagined by themselves and artist Ugo Gattoni, it’s magical and enchanted and is going on our Christmas lists right now!
The range is based around a winter tale featuring three marvelous beasts, a cat, a lion and a stag and their magical journey as they come to life from a mysterious fountain and set off through the snowy city, you can watch the animation on their website if you want to feel all the festive feels. We’ve chosen our top five buys (and have sent the list to Santa) so have a looksie and see which you fancy!
For more of the best Christmas candles check out our buying guide too.
1. Bag the much coveted Diptyque advent calendar
The ultimate must-have buy is their fit-to-bursting Diptyque advent calendar where you’ll see 25 unique days full of wonderful surprises! There are products from the collection and exclusive items, some are actual size sold and others minis. You’ll find scented candles, Eaux de Toilettes, Eaux de Parfums, a shower oil and a body scrub. The beautiful illustrations by artist Ugo Gattoni, cover this stunning calendar making it a collector's piece.
For more of the best advent calendars this year check out our full buying guide.
2. Pick up a trio of heavenly scents
Part of the Holiday Collection is the charming animals that are stars of the story and each one is represented by a new scent. First up is Floral Majesty, the lion and he captures the scent of roses warmed with spices; cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon. Then there’s Amber Feather, the elegant swan who has citrus notes with warming orange, cinnamon and ginger. Last up but by no means least, is Moonlit Fir, the stag, and you’ll find the invigorating beauty of a forest with underlying notes of eucalyptus, rosemary and peppermint. You can buy them as a set of three small candles in a gift box or full size individually.
3. Add something extra magical to your candles
This clever lantern is a new festive accessory for all of the Diptyque 190g candles. It sits on the top of your candle and the silvered lantern with its delicate openwork that features the three magical animals from the story rotate whilst projecting an enchanted dance all around.
4. Fill your home with floral scents this winter
For the first time, Diptyque’s Roses candle is available in a 600g (three-wick) format, so you can enjoy the bouquet of fresh roses in the heart of winter. The flowery-scented wax heats up gently in the hand-crafted ancient pink colored porcelain holder that’s stamped with the Maison’s iconic oval design.
5. Or go for a classic fir scent for Christmas
If you’re not a fan of scented candles, then a room spray is a great alternative. Moonlit Fir, one of the key new Holiday Collection scents has been made into a limited edition home fragrance in a brand new spray format. Its aromatic woody scent mixed with pine notes make it a lovely choice for guest rooms or a gift for a friend or family member. The packaging is stunning and features the beautiful designs by Ugo Gattoni.
Find more of the best home fragrances in our buying guide.