Candles and home scents are popular gift items and impulse purchases. They become more interesting when packaging and containers come with compelling materials and details. Here are some of the best from the September Maison & Objet trade fair:
A variety of color enhanced candle and home fragrance products. Most popular were the expected classic creams and white, followed by gunmetal, deep blackberry, pink, and burnt-sugar beige. While green continued its ascent, it was deep earth tones and ebony that stole the show, particularly when featured in sophisticated thick-glass candleholders. Bright reds, greens, yellow, and blue were seen in novelty candles with fun shapes like birds, roosters, and flowers, replacing last year’s hearts and gnomes. Metallic gold continued its rise, eclipsing silver, and copper continued to hint at a larger role to come.
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