Otherland’s New Candles Smell Like A Bridgerton Garden Party

Karina Hoshikawa
·3 min read

Leave it to Otherland, purveyor of very cool candles, to make florals for spring feel groundbreaking via its new spring collection that smells much like what we'd imagine a Bridgerton soirée would. Abigail Cook Stone, Otherland's co-founder & CEO, describes the brand's Garden Party lineup as "a fresh spin on classic florals" inspired by "childhood fantasies of secret gardens" meets Alice In Wonderland.

The six new artfully designed votives feature such romantically named fragrances as Georgette (a southern magnolia, lily of the valley, and white amber) and Verdant Verve (an oakmoss, neroli blossom, and fresh thyme), each priced at $36. "We were thinking about the escapism of a candle, and how scents inspired by the outdoors can transport you at a time where we were all indoors," Cook Stone explains. Scroll ahead for a full sensory experience of each lovely new scent as we traipse through Otherland's secret garden.

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<h2>Georgette</h2><br><strong>The Inspiration:</strong> "I imagine this is what somebody’s fabulous grandmother with a big hat smells like or what she burns in her house. It’s a modern twist on white florals, very elegant and chic."<br><br><strong>Scent Profile:</strong> Southern Magnolia, Lily of the Valley, White Amber<br><br><strong>Otherland</strong> Georgette, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.otherland.com%2Fproducts%2Fgarden-party%3Fvariant%3D33175677763693" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Otherland" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Otherland</a>

Georgette


The Inspiration: "I imagine this is what somebody’s fabulous grandmother with a big hat smells like or what she burns in her house. It’s a modern twist on white florals, very elegant and chic."

Scent Profile: Southern Magnolia, Lily of the Valley, White Amber

Otherland Georgette, $, available at Otherland
<h2>Ultraviolet</h2><br><strong>The Inspiration:</strong> "All about purple flowers like violet and lavender. Tea was another source of inspiration for the collection, so there's jasmine tea in the mix."<br> <br><strong>Scent Profile:</strong> Jasmine Tea, Purple Violet, Wild Lavender<br><br><strong>Otherland</strong> Ultraviolet, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.otherland.com%2Fproducts%2Fgarden-party%3Fvariant%3D33175677829229" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Otherland" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Otherland</a>

Ultraviolet


The Inspiration: "All about purple flowers like violet and lavender. Tea was another source of inspiration for the collection, so there's jasmine tea in the mix."

Scent Profile: Jasmine Tea, Purple Violet, Wild Lavender

Otherland Ultraviolet, $, available at Otherland
<h2>Canary</h2><br><strong>The Inspiration:</strong> "I can’t pick favorites, but this is a really great one. It’s a bright ray of sunshine. I have memories of daffodils from my grandmother, who had a field of daffodils in upstate New York where she lived."<br> <br><strong>Scent Profile:</strong> Golden Daffodil, Narcissus Blooms, Cool Cantaloupe<br><br><strong>Otherland</strong> Canary, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.otherland.com%2Fproducts%2Fgarden-party%3Fvariant%3D33175677698157" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Otherland" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Otherland</a>

Canary


The Inspiration: "I can’t pick favorites, but this is a really great one. It’s a bright ray of sunshine. I have memories of daffodils from my grandmother, who had a field of daffodils in upstate New York where she lived."

Scent Profile: Golden Daffodil, Narcissus Blooms, Cool Cantaloupe

Otherland Canary, $, available at Otherland
<h2>Verdant Verve</h2><br><strong>The Inspiration: </strong>"This is really representative of the lush greenery in a garden — think climbing moss on a stone wall."<br><br><strong>Scent Profile:</strong> Oakmoss, Neroli Blossom, Fresh Thyme<br><br><strong>Otherland</strong> Verdant Verve, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.otherland.com%2Fproducts%2Fgarden-party%3Fvariant%3D33175677861997" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Otherland" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Otherland</a>

Verdant Verve


The Inspiration: "This is really representative of the lush greenery in a garden — think climbing moss on a stone wall."

Scent Profile: Oakmoss, Neroli Blossom, Fresh Thyme

Otherland Verdant Verve, $, available at Otherland
<h2>Out Of The Blue</h2><br><strong>The Inspiration:</strong> "We thought about the different color story of each scent. This one is what I’d imagine a Monet "Water Lilies" painting would smell like: Beautiful, aquatic flower notes, with some vanilla sweetness in there as well."<br><br><strong>Scent Profile:</strong> Blue Hydrangea, Sheer Hyacinth, Water Lily<br><br><strong>Otherland</strong> Out Of The Blue, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.otherland.com%2Fproducts%2Fgarden-party%3Fvariant%3D33175677730925" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Otherland" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Otherland</a>

Out Of The Blue


The Inspiration: "We thought about the different color story of each scent. This one is what I’d imagine a Monet "Water Lilies" painting would smell like: Beautiful, aquatic flower notes, with some vanilla sweetness in there as well."

Scent Profile: Blue Hydrangea, Sheer Hyacinth, Water Lily

Otherland Out Of The Blue, $, available at Otherland
<h2>Clean Blossom</h2><br><strong>The Inspiration:</strong> "We wanted to lean into the idea of crisp linens that might be at this garden party. The past year, I got really into <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/thanksgiving-tablescape-diy-decor-hacks" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:tablescaping" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">tablescaping</a>, and this is definitely inspired partially by that: An idea of clean, fresh-laundry comfort."<br><br><strong>Scent Profile:</strong> Crisp Linen, Mimosa Flower, Creamy Gardenia<br><br><strong>Otherland</strong> Clean Blossom, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.otherland.com%2Fproducts%2Fgarden-party%3Fvariant%3D33175677796461" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Otherland" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Otherland</a>

Clean Blossom


The Inspiration: "We wanted to lean into the idea of crisp linens that might be at this garden party. The past year, I got really into tablescaping, and this is definitely inspired partially by that: An idea of clean, fresh-laundry comfort."

Scent Profile: Crisp Linen, Mimosa Flower, Creamy Gardenia

Otherland Clean Blossom, $, available at Otherland

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