The best sea-scented candles
by Zoe Dickens
If there’s one thing that all superyacht owners have in common it is a love of the sea. So, once you’ve stocked up on the best sea-inspired scents and filled your yacht with the top ocean-inspired interiors, bring the aroma of the deep blue inside with our edit of the best sea-scented candles.
Eau d'Égée by L’Objet
Inspired by the Aegean coast, this innovative candle is hand poured in three distinct layers so the scent profile changes throughout the candle’s lifetime. Beginning with notes of fig, sage and coriander, the scent moves on to everlasting flower, patchouli and pepperwood before finishing with oak, cedar, lavender and musk.
Eau d'Égée candle, $275 for 1,000g, L’Objet
Oceans Crystal by Lalique
Featuring top notes of salted black pepper and a warming incense heart, Lalique’s limited edition Oceans candle is presented in a crystal vase featuring rippling waves inspired by the travels of perfumers who explored the world looking for exotic ingredients.
Oceans Crystal scented candle, €1,490 for 750g, Lalique
Wood Sage & Sea Salt by Jo Malone
Taking is cues from the rugged, windswept cliffs of Northern Europe’s coastline, Jo Malone’s wood sage and sea salt candle offers the fresh, earthy scent of sea air mingling with comforting herbs.
Wood Sage & Sea Salt scented candle, £47 for 200g, Jo Malone
Dark Galleon by Arquiste Parfumeur
One for true adventurers, Arquiste Parfumeur’s masculine candle is inspired by the 17th century trade ships which transported spices, incense and leather from Spain to Japan. With notes of saffron, sandalwood, frankincense and cade, there’s nothing better for a top explorer yacht.
Dark Galleon scented candle, $85 for 251g, Arquiste Parfumeur
Sardine Rosso by Fornasetti
With notes of thyme, incense, cedarwood and lavender, Fornasetti's candle may not smell of the ocean but the ceramic holder decorated with Piero Fornasetti's Sardine Rosso artwork still makes it perfect for any superyacht.
Sardine Rosso scented candle, £470 for 1,900g, Fornasetti at Selfridges