Yankee Candles Lauches "Man Candles," Thus Insinuating That Candles are Intrinsically Feminine

5.17.2012

By Out.com Editors

Forgive us, but if we're going to buy "man candles," they'll be from Diptyque.

America's self proclaimed "best loved candle"—Yankee Candles—just introduced their latest product, a line of votives that skew more masculine called Man Candles. Scents include Riding Mower, 2 X 4, and First Down...you know, dude things. Well, no offense, Yankee, but manly fragrances don't have to play into such stereotypes of suburban dads on lawnmowers or building sheds. Plenty of guys, straight and gay, have a bit more sophisticated idea of how they would like to smell...they don't necessarily want to remind others of freshly cut grass or recreate the smell of a recently completed shed. In fact, we have a few suggestions for those looking for the perfect masculine scent for summer. 

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