The Essence of Charlotte

We are bringing the people of Charlotte together to uplift and empower local nonprofits.
The community will vote on the signature fragrance for The Essence of Charlotte, a beautiful luxury candle inspired by our city’s generosity.

 

How to participate:

Step 1. Vote on the fragrance that best represents Charlotte.
Step 2. Select your nonprofit of choice to support.
Step 3. Pre-order your candle!

The winning fragrance will be revealed on January 1, 2021.
Orders will be shipped mid-January.

How to participate:

Step 1.
Vote on the fragrance that best
represents Charlotte.

Step 2.
Select your nonprofit of choice to support.

Step 3.
Pre-order your candle!

The winning fragrance will be revealed on January 1, 2021.
Orders will be shipped mid-January.

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Deadline: December 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST

The Essence of Charlotte

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Step 1: Vote on the fragrance

The Essence of Charlotte will be a signature fragrance designed by you, the people of Charlotte.
Cast your vote for the scent profile below that best represents Charlotte!

Huntersville

Woody

This stylish modern fougère fragrance gives life to the beautiful cities name of Huntersville. Not far beneath the surface are the hallmarks of this fragrance: deep moss, coumarin, aromatic lavender and classic bergamot. This classic beginning is then steered towards the nature of Lake Norman. Rich ambergris notes blend with a medley of conifers, cedarwood, cypress, fir and spruce. Top notes of rosemary, bergamot and grapefruit add a sparkle to this back-to-nature blend.

Vote Now Fragrance Selected

West Charlotte

Citrus

This clean and refreshing unisex fragrance explores Charlottes great beauty. As you look over the horizon you notice the gorgeous sunrise. The sensual aroma of juicy citrus notes of bergamot, are combined with a cool morning of sweet sheer sage notes. A forest blend of fir and white birch are softened by woodsy warmth of golden amber and vetiver the beautiful warmth that the west of charlotte provides.

Vote Now Fragrance Selected

NoDa

Fruity

Just like the rhythm of the art district of Noda with its fast tempo music notes, this upbeat sweet, fruity floral fragrance allows you to fantasize about various art and culture that Noda provides. It begins with four distinct fragrances of sun-ripened grapefruit, red currant, raspberry, and strawberries, slowly blends into the mid notes of warm summer jasmine and fressia. The composition of dreamy vanilla creamsicle, and sheer musk, create a harmonious scent experience.

Vote Now Fragrance Selected

Uptown

Robust

A masculine blend created to capture the unique smell of Charlottes Uptown. Zesty bright citrus of bergamot, combine to echo the cozy comforts of rich tobacco. A heart of creamy tonka bean and black tea are emboldened by the spicy floracly of dianthus. This fragrance truly represents the modern luxury and sophistication that the queen city exudes from Charlottes every growing uptown.

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Ballantyne

Gormond

This all-family fragrance brings you to the very edge of the what Ballantyne stands for which is family and community, with your senses overwhelmed by the magnificent beauty of the area. Initially you notice the vanilla crème and amber notes intertwined by sweet nutmeg. The earthiness of the walls will mingle with the scent of cedar and sandalwood. Finally, this combination blends seamlessly with classic bergamot and traces of fresh herbal notes.

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University

Floral

The heart of our beloved UNNC campus. University is enhanced by the beautiful diverse families that represent charlotte at its finest. This enchanting flora fragrance represents the beauty of a diverse floral garden, meadows of pink roses, daisies, and small orchids create this magnicifcate fragrance however with hints of other fragrance pallets this fragrance is not your average flower shop scent. Odors of juicy citrus notes of grapefruit, lemon and blood orange are combined with cool morning dew notes. are surrounded by green herbal and woody accords.

Vote Now Fragrance Selected

Step 2: Support a nonprofit

We are proud to partner with local nonprofits to build a better Charlotte community.
We donate a portion of every purchase to our nonprofit partners to support the work they do.
Select a nonprofit to support below.

Step 3: Pre-order your candle

Submit your vote and support your organization by completing your purchase.
The winning fragrance will be revealed on January 1, 2021.
Orders will be shipped mid-January.
8oz | Soy wax | 45 burn hours
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  • Organiation: Exposure Project Incorporated
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