Drake's Carby Musk and 10 More Candles to Spice Up Your Fall

Up the cozy factor of your space with warm musks, delicious pumpkin, apple and woody scents.

By Emily Spain Oct 24, 2021 12:00 PMTags
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While we have mixed feelings about our Hot Girl Summer coming to a close, the thought of crisp fall days, indulging in all things pumpkin spice, decorating for Halloween, and most importantly, bringing out our favorite fall scents is making us oh so excited!

In preparation for the commencement of sweater weather, we rounded up 11 of our favorite autumn-approved candles—including Drake's Better World Fragrance House candles which always sell out!—to set the mood for those days when all you want to do is stay indoors and swaddle yourself in a cozy blanket while sipping on PSLs. If that doesn't make you ready to ditch your bikinis, we don't know what will.

Scroll below for the scents that will help you usher in fall and make your home smell amazing!

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Better World Fragrance House Carby Musk Candle

Better World Fragrance House's soy blend candles are made with with Trail Air technology, which means it's made to linger in the air longer. Scents include Carby Musk, Williamsburg Sleepover⁠, Sweeter Tings⁠, Good Thoughts⁠ and Muskoka. We are partial to the Carby Musk candle (aka the Drake scent) which contains notes of soft floral, amber and marine connotations.

Fall Cashmere Candle

Let this dreamy blend of roasted almond, cinnamon bark and spiced ginger fill your space in record time. Skylar also offers a matching fragrance so you can take the autumn-ready scent with you on the go.

DW Home Pumpkin Spice Latte

This is one of the most fragrant candles we've ever experienced! It transports you to your favorite coffee shop and gives off the perfect cozy fall day mixture of warm cinnamon, golden nutmeg, spicy clove, smooth pumpkin and whipped vanilla cream. 

Voluspa Spiced Pumpkin Latte Japonica Glass Jar Candle

Voluspa's Spiced Pumpkin Latte is a quintessential candle that every home needs come September. It features Kabocha squash, a pumpkin blend and a base of coconut crema and spiced brûlée. 

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Fall Large Soy Candle - Acorn Spice

If you love Mrs. Meyer's Acorn Spice cleaning essentials as much as we do, you'll love the 35-hour burn the matching candle provides. 

Apple Cider Donut Candle by AtoZCandles

Who else wants a box of apple cider donuts like right now? This delicious-smelling candle will satisfy your cravings and fill your room with the most addicting blend of scents like apple cider accord, fried donuts, spicy cinnamon accord, tonka bean and musk.

No. 0324 Aging Spirits

Whether you're throwing a fall soirée or want to light something special for a night in, this candle is for you! It offers notes of star anise, whiskey, bitter orange, spicy notes, cedarwood, toasted oak and more autumn-approved scents.

Boy Smells Ash Scented Candle

If you're looking for a less sweet and more woody scent, look no further than Boy Smells' "Ash." Housed in a spooky season-approved glass jar, the fragrance offers notes of palo santo, firewood, dry hay, lemon vetiver and black charcoal.

Otherland Cardamon Milk Vegan Candle

Enjoy 50 hours worth of frothy milk, cardamom spice and praline wood filling every corner of your room while you're snuggled in blankets watching Netflix or reading a book.

Pumpkin Chai Latte Cube Candle by MoonLineCo.

If your TikTok FYP or Insta feeds are like ours, they are filled with these unique bubble candles in pastel hues. Now that sweater weather is around the corner, it seems fitting to get the autumn-approved version to decorate your tablescape. Notes include cinnamon, nutmeg, orange peel, clove, baked pumpkin, vanilla and graham cracker.

Nest Fragrances Pumpkin Chai Boxed Candle

We will buy anything that has pumpkin and chai in it. Not to mention, we are obsessed with Nest's home fragrances. Their iconic spicy gourmand scent has a blend of wild pumpkin, spicy masala chai, cardamom, ginger and cinnamon that will have you feeling inspired to whip up a bunch of fall desserts.

Woodsmoke Minimalist Candle

Another candle brand we are absolutely obsessed with is Brooklyn Candle Studio. We have been burning their scents on repeat for years including this woody blend of cedar leaf, labdanum, incense and leather.

Limited Edition Golden Hour Soy Candle

Run don't walk to score Grove Collaborative's limited-edition spiced pumpkin scent. Not only will it fill your room with the most yummy aroma, but the ombré glass container will compliment your fall décor.

FORVR Mood We Not Linkin Candle

Let your candles do the talking for you during Cozy Girl Fall! This warm and sweet gourmand scent from makeup artist Jackie Aina's candle brand is pumpkin infused with illuminating beats of ginger and clove and yummy sprinkles of whipped cream. 

Homesick Pumpkin Picking Candle

In addition to a 60-80 hour burn time, we love the autumn-ready mixture of notes like pumpkin, nutmeg, vanilla and clove this candle has to offer.

Ready for more fall essentials? Check out our guide to the biggest fall trends on every budget.

—Originally published Aug. 25, 2021, at 2:37 p.m. PT