Candles are a great way to warm up those cold, rainy nights and these days there is an amazing selection available, writes fashion blogger Indra Wignall.

Gone are the days of poking around in New Age shops for floating candles to gather dust in a bowl; candles are very much 'in'.

Both the internet and your local supermarket stock a wide range of brands, sizes and scents to suit all tastes.

Brands to look out for are Yankee Candle, Jo Malone and Wax Lyrical, however the overall quality of candles has improved in recent years so 'own brands' are worth a try too.

If you fancy something a bit different, or a last minute Valentine's gift, check out or

These sites offer high quality candles with beautiful pieces jewellery inside.

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