In anticipation of the hope and sense of renewal inspired by the Spring season, Sir Elton John – Founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) – has once again teamed with NEST Fragrances, a leading luxury home fragrance and beauty product manufacturer, to create Sir Elton John’s Woodside Garden, a new scented candle to benefit the life-saving work of the Foundation.
“The projects we do with Laura Slatkin and NEST Fragrances are very special to me because they bring together two different aspects of my life – my love of scented candles as a key ingredient in home decor and my deep personal commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic,” said Sir Elton. “I am particularly excited about the debut of the Woodside Garden candle because I feel that its delicate floral scents and vibrant colors symbolize hope, inspiration and renewal, qualities we can all appreciate and that are much-needed in the lives of people affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. I just know that Woodside Garden will be a big hit this spring!”
Similar to the Sir Elton John’s Holiday candle released last fall, the source of inspiration for the striking design on the Sir Elton John’s Woodside Garden candle packaging and glass is based on an etching of a coat of arms crest belonging to a noble family that lived in Luxembourg during the 1800s. The candle features a sophisticated and unique arrangement of notes inspired by Elton’s favorite flowers from his floral gardens at Woodside in Old Windsor, England, including hyacinth, freesia, rose, and jasmine.
“I am tremendously proud of the work we have done with Elton John over the past 15 years to create beautiful home fragrances in support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation,” said Laura Slatkin, founder and CEO of NEST Fragrances. “I have such a deep respect and admiration for Elton not only as a brilliant artist and entertainer, but also for his tireless dedication to the fight against HIV/AIDS. I am confident our beautiful new candle will be yet another successful collaboration which will bring joy to many people who can also feel good that they are helping to support a critically important cause.”
Available in an 8.1 oz. candle for $38, Sir Elton John’s Woodside Garden can be purchased at shop.nestfragrances.com, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, and specialty stores nationwide.