Unlike some bargain wicks, which, when they burn smell like someone has sprayed an entire can of orchid Febreze, the scent of expensive candles is subtler but no less potent. Instead of choking the air, it floats on it. I also find that, with the recommended care and maintenance, that expensive candles last significantly longer, too. The premium products used to create the wax are designed to be longer-lasting than more affordable blends, and while I have my high-street favourites, I buy them knowing they won’t, um, hold a candle, many of the high-end options I’ve tried. I don’t fully subscribe to the saying “You get what you pay for,” but when it comes to the below, it certainly applies. Keep scrolling to see and shop the best expensive candles from some of the Who What Wear team’s favourite candle brands.