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The World's Most Stylish Candies

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Though plenty of our friends suffer from severe Francophilia, we're endlessly obsessed with the Swedes. For whatever reason, the Scandinavian nation just appears so stylish, so perfectly designed to our rough American eyes. They've got fashion down pat and furniture made simple, so it's no surprise that Stockholm is home to what has to be the most stylish candy shop in the world: Pärlans.

Pärlans not only uses a recipe from the 1930's and 1940's to make their handmade and handwrapped sweets, it also extends the aesthetics of those decades into everything they do. "We all came from swing dancing, the people who work here and the girl who started it," explains a perfectly-coiffed Candy Maker in a short video. "Many of us are very into quality rather than quantity and it's easy, when you are looking for quality to look backwards in time, because quality of everything has really gone a bit downhill."

See the full video by clicking the link below. But be warned: It might cause a serious case of employment-envy.

Video Portrait of Pärlans from NotCot