DL & Co Limited Edition Holiday Gift Box Review

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DL & Co has a new limited edition Holiday Gift Box, available now!   The Limited Edition D.L. & Co. Holiday Gift Box is $99 with a $250 retail value and is shipping now.  D.L.& Co. carries luxe candles and other curiosities – many of which are decorated with skulls or other alternative imagery.

If you recall, there’s a DL & Co candle in the Winter FabFitFun box – sadly sold out, but you can check out the FabFitFun Editor’s Box too!

The box has a flip top magnetic lid and everything is wrapped in black tissue.

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DEAL: Buy one gift set and get the second 10% off. Use code GIFTBOX. May expire at any time.

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Love it but don’t want it all for yourself? Or to one gift recipient? You can totally break this up into individual gifts – everything is retail, giftable packaging.

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So gorgeous and luxe, with just a nod to the macabre!

The box includes:

  • Maison D’Argent 4Pc Gift Set, 3Oz Each
  • Dl L’Homme Candle, 7.4Oz, Scent: Chilled Vodka
  • Thorn Apple Signature 2Oz Scallop
  • Set/12 Thank You Stationery
  • Box Of Love Matches
  • Flourished Skull Journal
  • Scented Ceramic Disc W/ Refresher Oil, Scent: Black Dahlia
  • Belle Epoque Sunflower Glass 9Oz Candle, Scent: Winter Blossoms

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Flourished Skull Journal ($35) This came wrapped up and sealed – I just love this company’s logo!

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The butterflies on the skull really capture the light. It’s so pretty!

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Here’s a closer look at all the detail – there’s lots of flora and fauna on this skull!

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The edges are gilt and the book is bound with a satin bookmark. The pages are creamy and wide ruled. Capture something delicious in this journal – it will be a delight to rediscover down the road!

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Box Of Love Matches ($7.50) D.L. & Co: Modern Alchemists and Purveyors of Curious Goods!

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These black-tipped matches are the perfect pairing for the candles in this box.

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Belle Epoque Winter Blossoms Candle ($35)

Fragrance notes: an opulent blend of pink peppercorn, white peony and cool cypress are elegantly blended with notes of iced rose and frozen citrus. A soft blend of patchouli and amber provides a touch of warm contrast.

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The candle is part of their Sunflower Glass collection and is really striking – there’s so much detail that each little nubbin really catches the light.

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The candle smells great and has a 55 hour burn time.

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There’s a sort of odd imperfection in this candle – you can see it above…

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And in this dark spot. I’m not sure what happened with that!

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You can see that I can barely hold it – it’s huge!

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Dl L’Homme Chilled Vodka Candle ($31.25)

Fragrance notes – like a high-end vodka chilled to perfection and enjoyed in its pure form, this carefully orchestrated blend of lemon, honey, ginger and birch leaves just leaves us to say: cheers!

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I absolutely adore the packaging for this candle, and will absolutely reuse it.

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This scent is so unusual, and yes, it does conjure Chilled Vodka! It has all the scents that you might find in a very lovely vodka drink.

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I love the vessel for this candle too – it’s a slightly metallic grey smoked glass.

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Thorn Apple Signature Scallop ($19)

Thorn apple’s clean bouquet is enveloped by the trill of sharp, bright notes, partially obscuring its lush, verdant interior. Like the horn – shaped blooms that seem to sound its arrival, thorn apple’s crisp scent foretells the sweet surrender to come. Fragrance notes: prickly pear, thorn apple, anjou pear, caribbean vetiver, south sea patchouli, oakmoss

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The unboxing experience for every candle is so complete!

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I wouldn’t be upset if every candle I owned smelled like this one.  I can’t describe it better than their own fragrance notes.

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But I can tell you that this two-ounce candle is petite and chic and will look fabulous tucked in a shelf. Want to see something really luxe? Check out this scent in a Swarovski encrusted red apple! Or black!

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Maison D’Argent Gift Set (nearly identical set is $38)

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The scents are Ambre Epice, Lavande Citron, Vanille Peche, and Cedre Noir.

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Each of these is delightful, from the vessel to the scent!

Ambre Epice: Ginger, Pepper, Rosemary, Cardamom,, Cinnamon, Myrrh, Amber, Patchouli, Vanilla, Moss

Lavande Citron: Lemon, Grapefruit, Lavender, Peach, Vanilla, Heliotrope

Vanille Peche: Peach, Bergamot, Jasmine, Rosewood, Vanilla, Cinnamon

Cedre Noir: Cedarwood, Oakmoss, Ylang-Ylang, Vetiver, Tonka Beans, Amber

I was happy with how these scents moved from spicy to botanic, warm gourmand, and mysterious!


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At 3 ounces each they are like an oversized votive, and will look fantastic on the mantel in a holiday display!

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Scented Ceramic Disc with Refresher Oil in Black Dahlia Scent ($25) So pretty, and the medallion bears the stamp of DL & Co (which is really gorgeous.

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The romance of “the black dahlia,” a legendary Hollywood temptress, inspired this sensual and dramatic combination of black pepper, jasmine absolute, amber, and mysore sandalwood. A gorgeous, lush, and spicy blend pits the sweetness of jasmine against the fire of pepper.

This scent wasn’t for me – it immediately inspired visions of a head shop, though it contains no patchouli! I love ceramic fragrance disks, so I’ll pass along this scent and use my own.

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Set of 12 Thank You Stationery ($50 $25) I admit, it hurt my heart a little to unbox this for you! It was just so lovely all wrapped up! I admire a beautiful wrap!

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But it was worth it – these notecards are so pretty!

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My favorite part – the envelopes are scalloped and use self-stick seals! No licking! That would be far too gauche for these notes!

DL & Co is really perfect for anyone who swings toward a darker yet still elegant and luxurious aesthetic! I calculated a $215.75 value for this box – while fantastic, still quite far short of the $250 advertised retail value. Even if I used the original price of the notecards that only gets us to $240.75. It’s not that it isn’t worth it, just a little annoying when it’s all from the same company, who is perfectly capable of calculating the prices of the individual items.

But lets get back to these candles – they are so beautiful and so opulent – and so is the stationery.  For the most part I absolutely loved all the highly crafted scents. And the look of the items? Totally perfect for holiday!

What do you think of this limited edition box?

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  • Sara

    Ugh I’m trying to so hard to avoid getting this box. It’s so beautiful and luxe looking!! I don’t need a $35 journal or $25 stationary. I’m just afraid I might not like the candle scents in person.

  • Virginia

    I would get this just for the boxes but I am saving for the Swarovski apple. Can’t decide if I want red or black.

  • Valerie

    I Loooooove D&L! I got one of their votives in a White Willow Box and the packaging is just so gorgeous.