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Set the Mood: LA's Seven Best Stores For Stylish Candles

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Similar to plants, candles are a great way to make a house feel like a home.  Whether you're looking to conserve energy or simply want your space to smell incredible, these local candle shops may spark inspiration.

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Candle Delirium

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Babe Walker of @whitegrlproblem says it best: "Candle Delirium has every single candle you could ever want/need, and the employees are super cute and nice and very willing to act as your personal scent sherpas if you’re feeling overwhelmed."

Diptyque

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Everyone knows that a perfect at-home Instagram always includes a cameo from a Diptyque "Baies" or "Figuier" candle, which is why the French perfumer's LA stores are wildly beloved. The feeling must be mutual, because the brand recently produced a $70 Beverly Hills-inspired candle, which can be exclusively purchased at this location.

Eric Buterbaugh Florals

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Gwyneth Paltrow's favorite florist opened his lush 2,700-square-foot space this summer. In addition to offering floral design consultations, the property also features an art gallery and a boutique with Buterbaugh's new luxury fragrance collection ($300 and up) and candles, which have quickly become a runaway hit amongst scent snobs.

Le Labo

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In addition to hosting every cool-kid's favorite scent (Santal 33), this vintage industrial-inspired boutique is also filled with its popular hand-poured scented candles. (Santal 26 is their bestseller.) If you're on the Westside, stop by La Labo's second LA store on Abbot Kinney.

Olvera Candle Shop

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Downtown dwellers know all about this famed candle shop. Founded in the 1930s, the historic spaces features one-of-a-kind Dia De Los Muertos handmade collectibles, original folk art created by local and Mexico-based talent, and of course, handcrafted candles.

Santa Maria Novella

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SMN was founded in Florence, Italy all the way back in 1221, making it one of the world's oldest pharmacies. Head here to score the company's famed pomegranate perfume candle, which has apparently been a bestseller for centuries.

Spellbound Sky

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Mystic Hippies flock to this shop to load up on ritual candles, which "are dressed and blessed under the new moon or full moon to enhance the effect, with affirmations programmed into each one. Essential oils and crystals are added to intensify the experience."

Candle Delirium

Babe Walker of @whitegrlproblem says it best: "Candle Delirium has every single candle you could ever want/need, and the employees are super cute and nice and very willing to act as your personal scent sherpas if you’re feeling overwhelmed."

Diptyque

Everyone knows that a perfect at-home Instagram always includes a cameo from a Diptyque "Baies" or "Figuier" candle, which is why the French perfumer's LA stores are wildly beloved. The feeling must be mutual, because the brand recently produced a $70 Beverly Hills-inspired candle, which can be exclusively purchased at this location.

Eric Buterbaugh Florals

Gwyneth Paltrow's favorite florist opened his lush 2,700-square-foot space this summer. In addition to offering floral design consultations, the property also features an art gallery and a boutique with Buterbaugh's new luxury fragrance collection ($300 and up) and candles, which have quickly become a runaway hit amongst scent snobs.

Le Labo

In addition to hosting every cool-kid's favorite scent (Santal 33), this vintage industrial-inspired boutique is also filled with its popular hand-poured scented candles. (Santal 26 is their bestseller.) If you're on the Westside, stop by La Labo's second LA store on Abbot Kinney.

Olvera Candle Shop

Downtown dwellers know all about this famed candle shop. Founded in the 1930s, the historic spaces features one-of-a-kind Dia De Los Muertos handmade collectibles, original folk art created by local and Mexico-based talent, and of course, handcrafted candles.

Santa Maria Novella

SMN was founded in Florence, Italy all the way back in 1221, making it one of the world's oldest pharmacies. Head here to score the company's famed pomegranate perfume candle, which has apparently been a bestseller for centuries.

Spellbound Sky

Mystic Hippies flock to this shop to load up on ritual candles, which "are dressed and blessed under the new moon or full moon to enhance the effect, with affirmations programmed into each one. Essential oils and crystals are added to intensify the experience."