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Article: PRESS RELEASE: Harlem Candle Company X Architectural Digest Design Show

PRESS RELEASE: Harlem Candle Company X Architectural Digest Design Show







Sebastian Lee
Harlem Candle Company


Harlem Candle Company Officially Launches Their Luxury Collection at the Architectural Digest Design Show

New York, NY: The Harlem Candle Co. is pulling out all the stops to officially launch its luxury collection at the Architectural Digest Design Show taking place March 17 – 20, 2016. Selected as the exclusive home fragrance brand to exhibit at the show, the Harlem Candle Co. will create a 1930’s boudoir style shop with their Harlem inspired candles on display and available for purchase.

Included in the current collection is the “Lenox” candle, named after Lenox Avenue, a prominent street known as Harlem’s heartbeat. Also performing is the “Ellington” candle, inspired by the style and richness of Duke Ellington’s music. The “Holiday” candle will be featured, which is influenced by fragrance notes from Billie Holiday’s favorite perfume, and lastly is the “Savoy” candle, named in honor of the nightclub known as the world’s finest ballroom during the 1920’s to the 1950’s.



 Lenox – Essence of Seductive Flowers

Ellington – Essence of Vibrant Woods

Holiday – Essence of Winter Spruce

Two new candle fragrances which will be unveiled during the show include “Josephine” which is inspired by Josephine Baker with warm, sensual ambery notes and “Sugar Hill” inspired by the sparkling summer sunrise in this gorgeous Harlem neighborhood.

 “After a successful soft launch of our luxury collection at a private event in Harlem this past December, I knew we were ready to introduce the rest of the world to our Harlem inspired home fragrance. Exhibiting at the show gives us the opportunity to let thousands of consumers, designers and buyers know what makes the Harlem Candle Company so special. Our one of a kind fragrances inspired by the Harlem Renaissance and their ability to take you on a journey through time and place is what makes what we’re doing truly unique. We also love honoring Harlem’s rich cultural legacy.” says founder Teri Johnson.

 Another noteworthy detail about the collection is the packaging. Each Harlem candle comes in a black box with their signature “H” adorned throughout and features the vintage nightclub map of Harlem on the interior. This design element makes the box a real keepsake.

The “Ellington” Candle

Vintage Nightclub Map of Harlem by artistE. Simms Campbell – 1932


The Architectural Digest Design Show will take place at Pier 94 on 12th Avenue at 55th Street from 11am – 7pm, March 17 – 20, 2016.

About Harlem Candle Co. The Harlem Candle Co. is a luxury home fragrance brand specializing in scented candles inspired by the richness of Harlem. Founded in 2014 by travel and lifestyle expert Teri Johnson, the Harlem Candle Company is the manifestation of her love affair with fragrance, jazz, and Harlem. Each candle is specially handcrafted using top grade soy blend wax and infused with one of a kind fragrance oils designed by a team of globally recognized expert perfumers.

Like music, the top, middle, and base notes of each Harlem candle tells a story while taking you on an olfactory journey through time and place.  Drawing on inspiration from legends like Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday, the subtle scents and soft glows from Harlem candles instantly enhance your space while creating a sense of comfort and luxury.