We love Diptyque and therefore we need these
There's a tradition within my group of friends that when you get married, you add something outrageous to your gift list and see if anyone buys. It doesn't always have to be expensive (but it helps), it just has to be bougie. Something like a chess set that costs more than your average family car or an ornamental stuffed cockatoo (that actually happened and I don't regret buying it one bit.)
Anyway, this festive season, make like me and my friends and add something bougie to your Christmas list. Might I suggest one of these fantastic Diptyque Second Life Accessories?
If, like me, you use your old Diptyque luxury candle jars for cotton buds (or dare I say it tea lights) then Diptyque is here to show us the error of our ways. As it says on its website: 'Once the candle has burned down, the jar can take on a new life. With these timeless accessories, unleash your creativity and give your Diptyque candle jars a second life.'
Diptyque The Nomad Second Life Candle Accessory - £45
The Nomad is an elegant accessory that turns your glass jar into a smart organiser for pens or make-up brushes.
Diptyque The Inseparables Second Life Candle Accessory - £45 | Selfridges
The Insperables yellow gold display stand creates a clever and attractive storage unit for things like jewellery and trinkets using your old 190g and 70g candle jars.
I don't know about you, but this is definitely one of those products that I never knew I needed, but now it's all I can think about. These pieces have been created to encourage you to reuse your candles - a little swap for sustainable living - and we are here for it.
So have fun with your list this year and add something bougie to your list.
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Katie Thomas is the Senior Beauty Editor at Marie Claire UK. With over 10 years of experience on women's luxury lifestyle titles, she covers everything from the best beauty looks from the red carpet and stand out trends from the catwalk, to colonic irrigation and to the best mascaras on the market. She started her career on fashion desks across the industry - from The Telegraph to Brides - but found her calling in the Tatler beauty department. From there she moved to Instyle, before joining the Marie Claire digital team in 2018. She’s made it her own personal mission to find the best concealer in the world to cover her tenacious dark circles. She’s obsessed with skincare that makes her skin bouncy and glowy, low-maintenance hair that doesn’t require brushing and a cracking good manicure. Oh and she wears more jewellery than the Queen.
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