Burn Baby Burn: Astier de Villatte

It’s fall—oh sorry, autumn—and that means it’s time for artisanal lighting and wafts of wisteria. Enter Astier de Villatte. The haute French candle-makers (among furniture, glassware and lots of other home things) have just launched five little numbers in their trademark handmade ceramic containers ($120). The fragrances are inspired by scent-specific locales around the world: the seaside French resort of Cabourg; the rainforests of Yakushima, an island teeming with ancient cedar trees and wild azaleas; the licorice-tinged alpine village of Zermatt; the secret gardens of Old Quebec; and, perhaps best of all, Broadway, with a curious effervescence that promises to sting your nose. How do they know that?

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