Whether it's musky, woody, beachy, or rosy, the fragrant notes that greet you at the door speak volumes about what you'll find inside--and more importantly, help to set the ambiance for your own personal corner of the world. We've rounded up the most aesthetically and sensory-pleasing offerings out there, each with much more than meets the eye (and nose) than your run-of-the-mill plug-in. Shop our favorite finds below.
|AMBER BALL SCENT DISPENSER
VIBE: A terracotta objet d'art that's musky, and mysterious: think patchouli, vanilla, and tonka beans. $355, Jenni Kayne
||PALO SANTO WOOD
VIBE: A heady, foresty scent of Ecuadorian "Holy Wood"--with a looker of a leather strap.
$15, Love Adorned
||MAD ET LEN CUIR DE RUSSIE LAVA ROCKS
VIBE: A leathery, bonfirey take on the much-maligned home scent genre of pot-pourri.
$110, Sloan Hall
VIBE: Like your "Do Not Disturb" sign got a fresh laundry scented makeover--powdery and clean with a slight floral undertone.
||FREDERICK MALLE ROSA RUGOSA PERFUME GUN
VIBE: Wild rose in an industrial spray bottle disguise--befitting a modern-day Cleopatra.
$150, Frederic Malle
||MR HULOT'S HOLIDAY
VIBE: A complex take on Coppertone with a hint of leather and nostalgia.
$45, CB I Hate Perfume
|PLANT THE FUTURE
VIBE: Straight from nature--like a hike in a bottle.
$60, Plant The Future
||COMMES DES GARCONS
VIBE: The essence of Haute Couture: cypress oil, coffee and Virginian cedar. $55, Lucky Scent
VIBE: Windswept Cape Cod beach grass, Atlantic Ocean mist, star anise and Texan cedar.
From $83, John Derian
|KOBO WILD TOMATO
VIBE: Fresh--like Meryl Streep's garden in It's Complicated. And the packaging is seeded and plantable. $28, KOBO
||KELLY LAMB EVER CANDLE
VIBE: Bracing, like a craft cocktail: with white tea, gunpowder and citrus. And when the candle has burnt down, its handmade ceramic holder can be repurposed as a decorative vessel. $80, Steven Alan
VIBE: An hourglass that emits the brand's beloved scent of black currant leaves and roses when turned from one side to the other. $145, Diptyque