No, Diptyque has not abandoned its sample sale. The annual opportunity to get sophisticated perfumes, elegant candles, luxury skin care products, and other French home goods for less starts tomorrow and will be on for 3 days. And this year's sale is soo goood!
When you enter a helpful staff member is handing out bags for you to place your desired items, and reminding you that there is a 10 candle limit on standard candles. To the right of the entrance is a table full of valentine special edition items like Rosaviola and Primavera candles, perfumes, and ovals.
As is the norm candles are the draw. Two shelving full of mini and standard candles are available in many scents including Baies, Oranger, Figuier, Gardenia, Aubépine, Chêne, Jasmin, Mimosa, Tubéreuse, Roses, Freesia, Oyedo, Verveine, Thé, Foin Coupé, Pomander, Ambre, Cyprès, Vanille, VerveineCuir, Infini, Oud, Noisetier, Genevrier, Patchouli, Feu De Bois, Feuille de Lavande, Vetyver, Feu de Bois, Vanille, Chevrefeuille, Musc, Violette, Eucalyptus, Fenouil Sauvage,, Mimosa, Figuier, Choisya, Mousses, and Santal. There is also a shelving of large colored candles but those are depleting fast. There are no Indoor/Outdoor candles this year.
There is also 2 separate shelving of Holiday candles consisting of Oliban, Liquidambar, Sapin, Épices et Délices, Un Encens Étoilé, and Le Roi Sapin. These are also available in coffret with three mini candles.
Candle sets are available in a few different option. There are over 15 different sets to choose from. Sets include candles, some are perfumes while others are a mix of both.
Room sprays, ovals, and diffusers are available in Baies, Roses, Amber, D'oranger, Figuier, and Ginger. Accessories include candle holders, wick trimmers, and snuffers. Body care include rich butter, satin oil, precious oils, body lotion, and hand wash.
Perfume comes in all sizes and in roll ons and solids. Scents consist of Eau Rose, Oyedo, Eau Duelle, Eau Mohéli, and Eau de Lavande. Do Son, Eau Lente, Volutes, Tam Dao, Florabellio, Ofrésia, Philosykos, Olène, Vetyverio, L'Autre, L'Eau de Tarocco, and Geranium Odorata.
An entire shelving is dedicated to 34 collection candles and perfumes. The 34 candles are housed in decorative porcelain jars. The Calendar is also available. It resembles a book, and opens to reveal 25 nooks that holds the Parisian label's most-loved products.
With the expected snow storm and the last minute public notice let's see what the turnout will be tomorrow.