The Best Scented Candle Brands You Haven't Heard Of (Yet)

So you know your Diptyque Feu de Bois from your No.22 Woodstove (either of which we’d recommend, by the way, for recreating the smell of the open log fire you never had); you totally get why you have to trim your wick before lighting (makes for an even and longer-lasting burn); you might even have your own wick trimmer (we do, and it makes us happier with every chic little snip).

But what’s next in the quest to elevate your mantelpiece? From petrol-scented wax fresh out of Brooklyn to the florist-born brand that’ll make you think your flat grew its very own summer house when you weren’t looking, these are the candles you need to buy next. And, if you’re feeling fancy, maybe even burn…