There are two types of candle lovers: candle lovers, who can burn a variety of scents regardless of the season, and candle lovers, who meticulously match the scents to the season. I am the latter – and as such, the transitions between the seasons are always a challenge when it comes to choosing the perfect candle. As we leave summer behind and slowly advance into fall, traditional fall candles don’t feel like home quite right yet. It’s still too muggy and warm in New York City, where I live for a cider or pumpkin spice candle, but all the tropical, fruity, and floral scents that I burn all summer get me ready now that it’s official September is.
Fortunately, there is a rare type of candle that is perfect for those moments: transitional candles that perfectly cross the line between the seasons and can carry us seamlessly from summer to fall. (Do you think, “Wow, this woman takes candles too seriously? “ yet? Because you̵
If you love to ring with (almost) fall candles in season too, here are some of the best scented candles to add to your collection, including some of my personal favorites and recommendations from my friends on Twitter (full thread here).
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