I’ve long held that the perfect gift is a fancy candle, not only because I like to keep one burning in my living room 24-7, but because they are a valid form of re-gifting currency. Going for wine at a friend’s new apartment? It’s the perfect housewarming gift. Trying to up the ante on your ho-hum flowers-and-chocolates Valentine’s surprise? Go for the Champagne scent. Looking for the perfect bridesmaids gift for your crew? Well, you get the idea… We’ve rounded up eight favorites you’re certain to want to hoard for yourself.
Hayley is an Associate Editor at Washingtonian Weddings. Previously she was the the Style Editor at The Local Palate, a Southern food culture magazine based out of Charleston, South Carolina. You can follow her on instagram @wandertaste.