I love everything about Cire Trudon candles. I bought my mum this one for her birthday a couple of weeks ago, and I am going to choose one for myself this afternoon for Christmas, oh joy! The stories behind each candle (a few above) are as good as the fragrances, especially when you have the lovely Irish lady from World Beauty in Ponsonby telling them.
P.S. I chose this candle. Despite the description, to me it has a hint of masculinity so it should appeal to the husband. My brother loved Ernesto (story above). Masculine, think cuban cigars, leather, jazz clubs, smokey air. Denise was in the shop too, not sure if she usually is but nice to see the creator of World pootling about there. Have you read her book yet? I found it both hilarious and quite sad; she's a strong woman.