COOL HUNTING EDITION Kiun Incense

COOL HUNTING commissioned Kazushi Iwasa, Kiun’s fifth-generation incense-maker in Takamatsu, Japan, to craft a unique incense for our annual limited edition gift series, Omakase, using natural indigo. The earthy, woody, musky scent is light and refreshing—and the incense does not drop ash as it burns, rather, it curls inward together. Of note, the Taro Tabuchi incense plate shown is not included with this two box …

Amber + Tonka Bean Candle

Bright Endeavors’ candles are proudly made in Chicago by young mothers enrolled in a paid job training program. (They also receive 100% of the proceeds from each sale.) Available in four distinct scents—Amber + Tonka Bean, Cardamom + Clove, Juniper Berry + Fir and Pomegranate + Champagne—each hand-poured soy candle comes in a minimal glass vessel. Available in four-ounce (20-hour burn time) or 16-ounce (55-hour …

A24 Horror Candle

To evoke the sensations of film’s most frightening genre—through scent—independent entertainment company A24 (beloved for releases like The Witch, Midsommar and Hereditary) collaborated with Brooklyn-based fragrance studio Joya on a “Horror” candle. This soy-wax blend candle exudes leathery notes for its more than 50-hour burn time. They went quickly after we wrote about them in 2018, but the collaboration returns Monday 12 October at noon EST.