Diptyque Paris Christmas Collection

Thursday, 29 November 2012


This year, like the past two years, my family have decided to do secret Santa. We got to the point a few years ago where were were buying so many gifts for so many people that we started a maximum £5 rule. The problem there is that we then received not very nice presents. So now we do secret Santa, so we all get one present (maximum £30), but one present that we really want and will love. 

Talking about things we want and love... (see what I did there?) I recently went to the Diptyque store on Brook Street in London to see what they have in-store this Christmas. In this case I couldn't wait until Christmas and already bought myself one... does anyone else get the shopping bug even more around Christmas time?! 

There are three 'Arabian Nights' themed candles; Sapin Doré, Amber Oud and Oliban. Sapin Doré is the one I fell in love with and ended up buying because it literally smells like a Christmas tree. I lit this and instantly felt cosy and excited for festive things. The candles come in a big and a small size at £45 and £25 and in a beautifully designed glass which I will be keeping to use for pretty storage when the candle burns out. 

If you're buying for someone who likes candles and smelly things, then you literally can't go wrong with Diptyque.

Have you had a sniff of these Christmas candles yet?

Lily xx
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20 comments:

  1. This sounds so cute! I love candles my room is practically covered in them!
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    S xx

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  2. secret santa is the way forward...lool.. i don't like shopping for christmas presents!


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  3. I love candles!

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  4. I love candles but never tried Diptyque, one is on my christmas list. I love this packaging!
    X

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  5. Those candles look lovely! xx

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  6. The packaging on those candles is very pretty! I have not been holiday candle shopping yet. So, thanks for sharing now I have a few ideas

    xo
    Cassy

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  7. These really do make the perfect Christmas present -- the packaging is gorgeous!

    xx Ellie
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  8. after having a cheeky sniff in space nk and walking out without buying anything (the ultimate embarrassment)... I was wondering whether you could tell me whether the travel sized candles fragrance a room as well as the normal sized?

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  9. it sounds like a great collection, cannot wait to get my hands on one of them :D
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  10. such a good idea of family secret santa

    xx

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  11. I love the holders, so cute and festive! <3 xo

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  12. Ah I keep being tempted by the Diptyque candles and these sound and look ah-mazing. I think my boyfriend would blow a fuse if he knew I spent such an amount on a candle but its so gorgeous! I think a trip to Space NK 'alone' is called for!

    Becky
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  13. Amber Oud sounds nice! I'll have to check these out!

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  14. I love scented candles! Ginger Lily from Zara is amazing!

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    NCCB x

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  15. I get candle crazy in winter! It's so difficult to find ones that actually make the whole room smell though! These look amazing, Christmas colours but funky designs, may have to sneak these onto the Christmas list!

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    xx

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  16. The blogosphere is going crazy for these but I really could never justify spending £25 on a candle - its something that you will burn and will end up with a glass jar. Just seems too much for me.

    Elspeth xx

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  17. ooh these look great! I'm also always a big fan of a nice Yankee Candle.
    xx
    Rebecca @ trbcca.blogspot.com

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  18. ooh they sound completely amazing, I'm so tempted to buy the smaller version just to burn over Christmas, so lovely xx

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  19. I smelt them the other day and I absolutely loved the red one! x

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