Smart Buy - Cire Trudon Candle

We're entering the gift-buying period, which means it's time to start looking for gifts that benefit you as well as people around you. Founded in 1643, Cire Trudon was created when Claude Trudon opened a store in Rue Saint-Honore. A wax merchant, he made candles for homes and churches before his son Jacques later took over the business, becoming the official wax provider for King Louis XV. And all this means that while their candles are relatively pricey, they're worth it. They're also the perfect gift that you can steal back without the original gift receiver noticing. And that's all important. (£55, Net-a-porter)

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