Say goodbye to the summery scents of flowers, sea breeze, and citrus, and say hello to the fall scents of pumpkin, spices, and apples. Fall is here, and that means crisp, cool weather—aka hibernation time. Think curling up on the couch with a good book, a hot beverage of your choice, and a candle lit for ambience.
To get in the mood (and welcome the season), we rounded up some of our favorite fall candles. There's one for every budget, and some even under $10. Take a look below and happy cozy season to you.
A newer fragrance from the ultra-popular brand Diptyque, Narguile has hints of honey, tobacco leaves, and spices. Could it be anymore fall?
If you love the smell of burning wood but don't have a fireplace, this Boy Smells candle is the equivalent. It's smoke-scented with some juniper berry to top it off.
This soy wax candle has a vetiver and cardamom scent, which will give a room a woodsy, spicy scent. An added bonus? This apothecary-style jar makes a nice vessel for display or storage when the candle burns out.
At less than $5, you can have one of these candles for every room in your house. They make great gifts for friends, too. This one is mahogany-scented, which we think screams fall, but there are also bergamot, sandalwood, cotton, and sea breeze options.
You can't go wrong with a classic pumpkin scent for fall. This candle has scents of crushed pumpkin seeds, coconut milk, and cardamom.
For a sweet, smoky scent, try this tobacco and vanilla candle from Paddywax. The 15-ounce candle has two wicks.
This candle already won us over with its very fall name, Cozy Flannel. Then when we read that it has notes of citrus, lavender, and violet, we were even more intrigued. And the fact that it's just under $5? Take our money now.
You don't even have to enjoy sipping bourbon to appreciate this candle. According to its description, it smells like Davana (an aromatic herb), cognac, plum, leather accord, birch tree, and cedarwood. Plus, the metallic vessel makes an eye-catching statement.
Another pumpkin-scented pick, this one also has the spicy, smoky scent of spicy masala chai, cardamom, ginger, and cinnamon. The three-wick candle has an 80-hour burn time, so this will last you through the whole season.
The name of this candle doesn't beat around the bush: Crisp Fall Night. It has lavender and woodland notes, making it the perfect scent for winding down.
You can't go wrong with the cult classic, Le Labo's Santal. It has notes of amber, vanilla, cedar, spices, musk, and sandalwood.
Go for a walk in the woods without leaving your house with this pine-scented candle. It also has scents of lemon and pumpkin mixed in, too.
We're big fans of Homesick's clever candles, like its state- and city-themed options. The brand has done it again with Pumpkin Patch, which has notes of lemon and nutmeg and 60 to 80 hours of burn time.
The Amber & Moss scent has notes of amber, lavender, sage, and orange—a cozy and refreshing combo all in one. It has 40 hours of burn time.
Let the spicy scent of cinnamon fill your house so it's like you're baking something without even trying. The velvet box is even more luxurious, but you'll be happy to know it costs just $10.
The spicy-sweet scent of this Byredo candle is so unique with hints of coriander seed, black pepper, bourbon, and vanilla. The beautiful presentation of the candle—the vessel is mouth-blown glass—makes it a great gift, too.
When you burn this candle, you'll smell bergamot, honey, cinnamon, sandalwood, patchouli, and vanilla. It's smoky, spicy, and cozy all in one. And when you purchase this candle, 4% of the proceeds go toward bee conservation.
Even the glass jar this candle is encased in has some fall vibes. The Baltic Amber sent contains hints of amber resin, sandalwood, cedar, and vanilla.
These sleek candles have a refreshing, yet spicy scent—a blend of citrus, black pepper, and amber. The vessel has a two-toned matte and shiny finish, which makes it the perfect complement to any surface.
The Nirvana scent smells like sandalwood, vetiver, Darjeeling, and peppercorn—that spicy and smoky scent theme we've been going for in this roundup. The 7.5-ounce candle has 50 hours of burn time.
When you live for pumpkin season, you really can't have enough pumpkin-flavored or -scented things. Add this one to your collection—in addition to a pumpkin scent, it also has notes of orange zest, vanilla, and cinnamon.
You really can't go wrong with an inviting, sweet pomegranate scent filling your home. Indulge in this Jo Malone candle that's a blend of pomegranate, raspberry, frankincense, and patchouli.
This limited-edition candle will take you from fall to the holidays—its orange and clove scent is a classic cozy fragrance for the season. Buy one for yourself and one for a friend; it makes a great gift.
Another smoky scent, this Charcoal candle has a scent profile of cedarwood, sandalwood, smoky amber, and oud (which comes from an agar tree). The all-black wax and jar make for a seriously stylish combination.
You might love Mrs. Meyer's natural household cleaning products, but did you know the brand also makes candles? This package comes with two candles, so you can put one in the bathroom and one in the kitchen.