behind the brand…
Apothenne Los Angeles is an independent candle and apothecary studio based in Los Angeles, California. Our candle collection is handcrafted with 100% non-GMO soy wax, beeswax and lead-free cotton core wicks. We use a blend of essential oils and phthalate-free fragrance oils. Our products are ethically produced and are free of preservatives, additives, dyes, phthalates, lead and petroleum. The collection is cruelty-free and 100% vegan. Each Apothenne Los Angeles candle is developed, hand-poured, packaged and shipped from our LA studio to you!
It is a collection that speaks to the imaginative alchemist, the makers, the retailers and consumers who desire and deserve cleaner, artisan focused, luxurious candles.
We hope to awaken your senses, evoke nostalgic memories and add a little love and light to your space. We believe in giving back to our community and inspiring change one flame at a time.
About Apothenne Los Angeles Founder, Jacqueline Bradley
At 23 years old, Jacqueline founded her first company and has been a buyer for over 12 years. She has owned and operated multiple stores and parlayed these ventures into a subscription box services that specialized in women’s clothing, accessories, apothecary and lifestyle goods.
Her years in the retail and wholesale world (and lifelong obsession for fragrance and apothecary) led her to this passion project, now business—that she is proud to share with the world!
Philanthropy is a huge driving force for her, often using her brand as a platform to bring awareness and funding to numerous organizations over the years. She has worked to create events that empower female makers and artists and provide them a platform to showcase and sell their wares, while spotlighting the social and economic importance of women in business.