Christmas shopping: 9 fragrant buys to capture the festive season

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From eggnog truffles to log fire scented candles, get ready to spritz, light and nibble the smells of a tasteful Christmas.

“I love a citrus candle, never pine. We’re not ill. Pine bath essence, pure pine,” says Claudia Winkleman. 

Here, Stylist picks several other ways to live and breathe the festive season.

  • Mince Pies

    Mince Pie fudge

    Who needs pastry and crumbs when you have this rich, handmade festive fudge? (£7.95, libertylondon.com)

  • Orange and Clove

    Cire Trudon’s Christmas Nazareth candle

    Relive the magic of Christingle with Cire Trudon’s Christmas Nazareth candle (£85, harrods.com).

  • Gingerbread

    Jo Malone’s Nutmeg & Ginger Cologne

    Make like you’re living in a gingerbread house with Jo Malone’s Nutmeg & Ginger Cologne (£98, jomalone.co.uk).

  • Christmas Tree

    Christmas tree gin Sipsmith

    We’ve found the perfect tipple to sip while decorating your tree – a gin with notes of spruce and Douglas fir (£17.50, fortnumandmason.com).

  • Log Fire

    JO Loves Log Fire candle

    Recreate the feeling of a roaring fire in an old country house with this smoky scent. No coals required (£55, joloves.com).

  • Eggnog

    Eggnog Truffles

    Indulge in an eggnog or two in the office without any questions asked thanks to these Charbonnel et Walker truffles (£15, johnlewis.com).

  • Brandy Butter

    Brandy Butter popcorn Joe and seph

    Grab a blanket, put Home Alone on and crack open Joe & Seph’s Brandy Butter popcorn (£4, joeandsephs.co.uk).

  • Mulled Wine

    Berry and Mulled wine Jam

    Spread this Berry And Mulled Wine Jam on toast for the ultimate Christmas breakfast (£4.95, harveynichols.com).

  • Roasted Chestnuts

    Roasted Chestnut Reed Diffuser

    You could have chestnuts roasting on an open fire, or you could just bring out a diffuser (£27, thewhitecompany.com).

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