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2. Collector's Item
For us, Diptyque has always been synonymous with luxurious, exotically scented candles. The French company began, though, as a shop on Paris's Boulevard Saint-Germain that traded in all kinds of curios: German lanterns depicting farm animals, Indian temple masks, Japanese kites. Almost 50 years later, Diptyque's new bodycare line is infused with this same sense of eclectic charm—and, of course, incredible scents. Apothecary-style bottles hold lotions, butters, and—our favorite—an oil that instantly softens skin ($78; Barneys.com
). Its rich scent was inspired by the woody irises Florentine tanners once used to perfume their leather. Smooth it on after a shower, or drop a little in the bath—you'll be charmed, we're sure.