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Article: PRESS RELEASE: The Ceramic Gold Collection

PRESS RELEASE: The Ceramic Gold Collection



Chantel Ropp 
Harlem Candle Company


Harlem Candle Company Launches Its New Ceramic Gold Collection


New York, NY:  New York, NY: Last week, the Harlem Candle Co. officially previewed the launch of its newest collection to the luxury fragrance brand’s extensive product line: The Ceramic Gold Collection. The Ceramic Gold Collection features three of the company’s customer favorite scents — Lady Day, Love, and Speakeasy — housed in gold embellished ceramic vessels with either flowers and the iconic Harlem Candle Co. logo pattern or E. Simms Campbell’s famous Nightclub Map of Harlem artwork. Each candle is designed to take you on an olfactory journey; Lady Day envelopes you in the sweet scent of gardenias like the ones she used to always wear in her hair; Love transverses you around the globe just as James Baldwin did on his search for the idea and feeling of love; and Speakeasy transports you to Harlem’s clandestine nightclubs and secret lounges of the 1920’s.  

Once the candles finish, they become beautiful reusable vessels to enjoy and treasure forever. They will be available on and at select Bloomingdale’s locations.

Ceramic Gold Collection


About the Lady Day fragrance: Inspired by the white gardenia she always wore in her hair, a luminous opening of lush green leaves, neroli blossom and sparkling bergamot lead to a velvet heart of creamy gardenia, jasmine petals and ylang ylang. Coffee flower adds a spicy nuance, and a warm, addictive base of coconut milk, sandalwood and vetiver provide the perfect finish to this intoxicating blend. This scent is vibrant and full bodied, yet graceful and delicate, just like Lady Day.

About the Love fragrance: Inspired by his book and the motion picture “If Beale Street Could Talk,” our LOVE candle opens with crisp apple and watery green notes and evolves with an unexpected nuance of aromatic elemi and spicy clove. The sensual heart of lush rose celebrates Baldwin’s deep affection for his garden in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, while a base of smoky sandalwood brings warmth and depth to this enigmatic and highly personal blend.

About the Speakeasy fragrance: Speakeasy opens with notes of cardamom, smoked incense, bourbon and pimento berry. A dramatic heart of golden saffron, licorice, plum blossom and tobacco leaves evolves beautifully to a warm, sensual base of aromatic palo santo and patchouli. Creamy vanilla and dark chocolate add a gourmand nuance to this highly addictive blend.

Lady Day Ceramic Gold Candle, Love Ceramic Gold Candle, Speakeasy Ceramic Gold Candle 


Another noteworthy detail about the collection is the packaging. Each Ceramic Collection candle is encased in a luxurious box decorated with the same beautiful, intricate pattern as its respective ceramic vessel. This design element makes the box a real keepsake.

Download high resolution images here.

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 tell 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.

Harlem Candle Company