You Better Be-LEAF It

We asked, you voted... Library in a Forest is officially here to stay as the newest scent in our Core Collection!

Dreams Do Come True

DREAMGIRL and Hellbound Heart are ready to steal hearts... again! But they're only here for a limited time.

Discover Something New

Not sure where to start? We've got you.

WE ARE queer women-owned | self-funded | slow-made in Brooklyn, NY *

We create luxe, original fragrances designed to surprise and delight your sense of smell.

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"Nilsen and Anderson are invested in nurturing and educating their growing community by decoding the olfactory experience in equal parts innovative and personal ways." read more

“After retiring from YouTube, Ingrid Nilsen got to work creating her new candle line The New Savant…” read more

“The first collection went up for sale on December 3, 2020. It sold out in seven minutes!” read more

"...the candle’s inspirations, including femme identity, lesbian pulp fiction and Ms. Nilsen’s favorite cocktail, the rosy-hued Clover Club." read more

“These sales are happening without any sales or marketing on Nilsen's YouTube channel and minimal mentions on Instagram.” read more

"They talk about capturing uncommon notes like desert air and pignoli cookies, and tell the story of the high school fantasy that inspired one of their most popular candles." read more

“The New Savant is a candle company worthy of stock-piling. Considering how involved the founders are with the brand, each The New Savant purchase evokes a sense of community.” read more

"...try lighting up a scent like The Usual and not being instantly transported to a delightful cafe filled with the aroma of fresh-brewed coffee and just-out-of-the-oven chocolate cake" read more

"The queer, women-owned brand brings imaginative scents (specially co-created with master perfumers from a storied Swiss fragrance house) into homes, inspired by personal experiences past and present." read more

Vogue Logo

"Nilsen and Anderson are invested in nurturing and educating their growing community by decoding the olfactory experience in equal parts innovative and personal ways." read more

“After retiring from YouTube, Ingrid Nilsen got to work creating her new candle line The New Savant…” read more

“The first collection went up for sale on December 3, 2020. It sold out in seven minutes!” read more

"...the candle’s inspirations, including femme identity, lesbian pulp fiction and Ms. Nilsen’s favorite cocktail, the rosy-hued Clover Club." read more

“These sales are happening without any sales or marketing on Nilsen's YouTube channel and minimal mentions on Instagram.” read more

"They talk about capturing uncommon notes like desert air and pignoli cookies, and tell the story of the high school fantasy that inspired one of their most popular candles." read more

“The New Savant is a candle company worthy of stock-piling. Considering how involved the founders are with the brand, each The New Savant purchase evokes a sense of community.” read more

"...try lighting up a scent like The Usual and not being instantly transported to a delightful cafe filled with the aroma of fresh-brewed coffee and just-out-of-the-oven chocolate cake" read more

"The queer, women-owned brand brings imaginative scents (specially co-created with master perfumers from a storied Swiss fragrance house) into homes, inspired by personal experiences past and present." read more

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Meet our Core Collection *

Smell Something New Today

Discover a scent experience that’s truly unique and delightfully unexpected. Our co-founder, Ingrid, blends her own life experience into each one of our original scents. What she offers is a distinct perspective: centering notes that are uncommon and have special significance to her — like steamed rice, desert air, or dill.

Ready to take a sniff around?

Here are some good places to start:

Ingrid and Erica together

Meet the Founders

Ingrid and Erica founded THE NEW SAVANT in December 2020. After spending the better part of their careers making things for the Internet, they set new sights on creating analog joy through the powerful sense of smell.

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Ingrid Picks Your Scent

Answer one question and see which scent our co-founder, Ingrid, thinks is right for you.

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