I am a scented candle fanatic - I've been known to bring my favourites, by Diptyque and Cire Trudon, away with me on holiday! But in recent times it has seemed a bit obscene to shell out €50+ on something that will quite literally go up in smoke - so I've been on the lookout for something a little more affordable, but that still feels luxe.
Enter new Irish brand, La Bougie. They launched on Valentine's Day this year and offer three unique scent varieties, created by their house perfumer from scratch: Sweet Pea and Pear, Cox and Carnation and Rockrose and
A lot of love goes into these candles: each one is hand poured into glass jars that are carved, painted, and polished by craftsmen at the
Quality wise, La Bougie candles are up there with the very best. Attention to detail is second to none: I was sent a salon sized candle in Rockrose and
The scent reached me before I'd even opened the bag.
La Bougie candles offer affordable luxury and would make a fantastic gift (or self-gift!). Handily, the company delivers all over the world - check out the website or Facebook page for more information, or contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org. And for more great Irish brands, check out the previous posts in the Made In Ireland series here, here and here.
Are you a scented candle fan and if so, which are your personal faves?