As the days become shorter and the weather begins to cool down, we inevitably start to fantasize about snuggling up in a warm sweater in front of a crackling fire with a mug of cocoa in our hands. Even if it’s not quite autumn yet where you live, you can evoke the feelings of the season with these cozy scented fall candles. These picks conjure up a wide range of aromas from pine forests to smokey campfires to the flavors of your favorite baked goods. Featuring spicy, sugary, and musky notes, there’s something for everyone in this roundup.
This candle is a classic for a reason. The iconic Feu de Bois scent is a mainstay for Diptyque, conjuring up the warm fragrance of a smokey fall forest. You’ll feel as though you’re sitting in front of a glowing fireplace thanks to the woodsy scent.
If you love pumpkin spice lattes, this candle will evoke the same aromas without any of the calories. With spicy scents like cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger paired with pumpkin and masala chai, this Nest candle gives you the experience of sipping your favorite fall beverage.
While some of the candles on our list are a bit of a splurge, you can buy this one and pick up some to give as gifts without breaking the bank. With notes of bergamot, tobacco, and caramel, the name of this fall candle is perfectly apt. It burns for 50 hours, giving you plenty of enjoyment for a very reasonable price.
These candles have a cult following for good reason. Their Santal 26 scent evokes smoke and leather, giving off a pleasantly masculine vibe. This makes for a lovely hostess gift that will show just how appreciative you are of their hospitality.
This brand produces a wide collection of scents, but the notes of baltic amber, amber resin, sandalwood, and vanilla orchid make this one of their best. This is a candle that has wide appeal and can be enjoyed year-round, but is especially appealing in the fall.
The name says it all. Sweater Weather is made with essential oils and features scents of sage, juniper berry, and eucalyptus. Because it calls to mind the cozy atmosphere of fall, this is one of the best fall candles that Bath & Body Works carries.
Jo Malone makes some of the highest quality scented candles, and if you want to create a fall ambiance Incense & Embers perfect. It features smokey notes of silver fir and white pepper as well as luxe napa leather. It’s a comforting smell that will give you a sense of calm, even on a stressful day.
You might already be familiar with Fresh’s line of beauty products. But did you know that one of their signature scents is available as a candle? Combining a mix of caramel, citrus, and musky notes, this candle lends a warmth to any room you use it in.
The scents of Yankee Candles are familiar and comforting, and Autumn Wreath is certainly one of their most appealing. It features some of our favorite fall aromas, including apple, cinnamon, clove, and vanilla. It’s a great choice to burn in the kitchen to make it smell like you’re perpetually baking something delicious.
The Danish word Hygge represents coziness, and it’s a perfect name for this Paddywax candle. You can bring some of the Scandinavian sentiment into your life with these notes of cedar, fig, pink pepper, and citrus zest.
If you’re not quite ready for fall candles or want to engage in a little escapism, these travel-inspired scents might be just the thing.