Whatever the vibe: there’s a scented candle for that.

Whether you’re celebrating a big promotion (even in this economy) or just cosying up at home for a Netflix & Chill affair, we’ve put together a perfect list of scented candles to enhance the mood.

After all, there’s a beautiful connection between scent and memory, and aromatic candles have a magical way of immediately transforming any space.

Good day? Bad day? Just another day? Scroll ahead for just the right candle for it.

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The vibe: a sensuous evening at home

Is there a scent more sexy than Arabian Oud? Warm and heady, this Lumira Arabian Oud Scented Candle is balanced with its namesake accord using dark rose, sandalwood, amber, smoke, and musk. Bergamot and orange are the top notes, ensuring a lingering, mysterious aura about your bedroom — err, we mean, living room.

Price
Approx. THB 2976
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The vibe: just got promoted

Have something to celebrate? In this economy? You need to go all out, and this monkey very clearly sends his kudos. Known for their many artsy designs, this Fornasetti Scimmie Thyme, Lavender, and Cedarwood Scented Candle comes with a scent created by Olivier Polge, the master perfumer at Chanel. Nothing less than perfection for the star of the minute.

Price
Approx. THB 7937
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3
The vibe: I could have been in Europe right now

Moving from London to Spain, this candle is inspired by the Mediterranean home of husband and wife did Jonathan and Cassandra Hall. Influenced by the fig groves, the scent is enriched with notes of fresh fruit, orange flower, sweet jasmine, and musk. Close your eyes, and drift away.

Price
Approx. THB 1583
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4
The vibe: getting dressed for a night out

Some people like to put on music before heading out. Others like to have a pregame cocktail while getting dressed. And some are the type that put all these elements together, light a candle, and really prep themselves for a fun evening on the town. If you fall into this category, the Panier Des Sense Precious Jasmine Absolute Scented Candle will not fail you. A classic scent that always puts us in a good mood — just don’t forget to blow it out before you head out.

Price
THB 850
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The vibe: it’s your lucky day

This one’s cute as a gift — even if that gift is just to yourself. The Wax Valley Candle Co Chok-Dee Lucky Blend Travel Tin combines an orange note (an auspicious fruit) with a signature scent of rosemary (a symbol of memory). It’s the brand’s Blend No.9, which is also a lucky number, and is named after the Thai word for “good luck.” All the right vibes you could want in a candle.

Price
Approx. THB 300
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The vibe: it’s been a long day

Bring the spa to your home with this Panpuri Soothe Botany Ambiance Candle. It features a bright blend of Australian eucalyptus and Thai mint oils, designed to celebrate the essence of spring. A great way to bring some lightness to a heavy day, it promises to “transform any space into a soothing haven.”

Price
THB 2150
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The vibe: long weekend

Inspired by a cliff overlooking the Andaman Sea, this Vuudh Phuket Candle combines lemongrass and lavender notes to bring the feeling of a long weekend trip to your nose. Beach villa, anyone?

Price
THB 870
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8
The vibe: self-explanatory

Not sure what you were thinking, but this L’Objet Oh Mon Dieu No. 69 Scented Candle was designed to transport you to a 1969 Paris — the year of the city’s “artistic and sexual revolution.” Featuring warm notes of cognac and sweet caramel, it is followed by a floral heart and rounded out with a musky leather base. Exquisite.

Price
Approx. THB 4365
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Lisa Gries
Managing Editor, Bangkok
Lisa loves to travel, and is always on the lookout for the world’s best nap spots. She’s a serious Asian art history nerd, and has a knack for languages and coffee table books. She hopes to publish her own novels one day, one of which will likely be called ‘All The Great Conversations I Had In A Bangkok Speakeasy.’ It’s a work in progress.