The A24 x Joya collection consists of eight candles each inspired by a different classic movie genre. Returning are the Horror, Western, Thriller, Noir, Adventure, and Musical candles, as Sci-Fi and Rom-Com now round out the assortment. Each candle is made from a soy wax blend and has a burn time of 50 to 60 hours, or, approximately 33 movies, A24 cheekily points out.
"Aromatically speaking, the movies have historically been limited to wafts of hot butter, worn velour, and failed experiments with Smell-O-Vision," A24 said in the product description, then going on to insist it is hoping to change that.
You can read about the scent of each candle below and purchase them today for $48 a piece.
Notes: mandarin, clove leaf, cypress, suede, cinnamon bark Inspiration: fangs, glowing eyes, remote lakeside cabins, foreboding shadows on walls, bloody knives, low-angle staircase shots, dilapidated houses silhouetted on a hill, black cats
Notes: fir needle, eucalyptus, saddle leather, firewood, bourbon vanilla, sweet balsam Inspiration: boot spurs, campfires, wanted posters, saloon doors, bloody arrows, horses, saddles, guns in (or out of) holsters, whiskey glasses on a bar, men walking into sunsets
Notes: blood orange, tobacco absolute, russia leather and metal, clary sage, juniper Inspiration: fingerprints, ransom notes, cover-ups, bundles of dynamite, ticking clocks, police sirens, briefcases of money, binoculars, open windows with a draft coming in, the edges of buildings and cliffs
Notes: wild honey, lemon, concrete, amber, jasmine, vetiver Inspiration: sheets of rain hitting pavement at night, a name stenciled on a frosted glass door, Lucky Strikes, face-obscuring hats, tape recorders, significant glances, typewriters, the lingering scent of a woman
Notes: rosemary, Spanish sage, white grapefruit, white thyme, juniper twig, cedar Inspiration: desert sand storms, treasure, torch lights reflected on cave walls, hand-drawn maps with burnt edges, cryptic symbols, swinging vines, machetes, precarious rope bridges
Notes: fig leaf, muskmelon, pink pepper, rainwater, magnolia, lily of the valley Inspiration: lamp posts, top hats, pianos, snapping fingers, women dancing in concentric circles, tuxedoed men moving in sync, tap shoes, a black cane with a white tip, giggling around a telephone
Notes: water lily, wild mint, heliotrope, star anise, witch hazel, ice water, nitro-musk Inspiration: weightlessness, hyperdrive, mad scientists, an astronaut falling into the infinite void, problems in the mainframe, cryogenic pods, the receding echo of a scream
Notes: wild strawberry, cardamom, crushed leaves, Peru balsam, sandalwood, dried rose, rosewood Inspiration: clawfoot tubs, breakfast in bed, love triangles, missed connections, makeover montages, fast talking women, a single red rose, walking through Central Park on a brisk fall day
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