There’s a little thrill the first time you pull on a cozy 1 sweater Topshop sweater, $75, Lenox Square
or a great pair of 2 boots at the beginning of fall. Ilana boots, The Frye Company, $348, Ponce City Market
As the days grow shorter and colder, it’s also a time for nesting. Spruce up your space with 3, 4 warm lighting Little Artefacts table lamp, $750; Rewined Candle in Cabernet, $28, West Elm, multiple locations
and 5 soft textures. Hermès blanket, $1,525, Buckhead Atlanta
Sinking temps also demand a shift in your skincare regime. Lately I’ve been slathering on sweet-smelling 6 honeysuckle body oil Little Barn Apothecary honeysuckle body oil, $34
and an easy-to-carry 7 balm for chapped lips. HollyBeth Organics orange peppermint lip balm, $15, Atlanta Made, 1189 Howell Mill Road
Finally, it’s officially the arrival of snuggle weather. I’m preparing with some 8 toasty tunes on vinyl (nothing like that rich tone and crackle) Miles Davis Kind of Blue on vinyl, $25, Criminal Records, 1154 Euclid Avenue
and a 9 mug of cocoa to warm my bones
—unless, of course, we’re watching football, in which case my primary need will be 10 beer. Lots of beer.
Photo credits: All photographs courtesy of the company; Lamp, mug, candle, record: Caroline C. Kilgore; Boots: The Frye Company; Lip balm: Elizabeth Musick
This article originally appeared in our October 2015 issue.