Fall is finally here and with it comes some fabulous finds from all around Birmingham. Here’s what we’re doing a happy dance over this month!
Leather is always in trend, and this year we are seeing some fabulous options like this one by LaMarque. Available at Gus Mayer for $575.
Chilly autumn nights call for wrapping up luxuriously. A high-quality cashmere wrap will be a go-to staple for years to come. Available at Village Sportswear for $395.
When I visited Kendra Scott, all of the sales associates were sporting this necklace, but each had a unique way of wearing it. It looks great any way you choose, and also looks great layered with other pieces. Available at Kendra Scott for $120.
This suede bag pulls triple duty — carry it as a clutch, a cross body and even as an iPad case! Available at Ex Voto Vintage for $225.
Great pair of boots
It’s time to break out the boots! The detail on this bootie by Chocolat Blu is eye-catching, but not distracting, so we’re giving it a big thumbs up! Available at Gus Mayer Shoe Salon for $210.
Take the gloom out of rainy days with this whimsical color-changing umbrella. Available at Swoop for $40.
Quilted vest for him
This quilted waistcoat by Barbour is the perfect layering piece for this time of year. Available at Remon’s for $129.
Pink Lip Gloss for Breast Cancer
Show your support for breast cancer with perfectly pink lips with Bobbi Brown’s Limited Edition Pretty Pink Ribbon Lip Gloss Collection. Included in the set is four shimmering pink lip glosses. And best of all, with each set purchased, Bobbi Brown will donate $12 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $60 at GusMayer.
High Cotton candles capture the scents of the South with fragrances such as “Welcome Y’all” and “Clothesline.” $26. Available at The Blue Willow.
Make setting up a party station a breeze! This bar table is easy to move around and features removable top and bottom trays. Available at Granville Interiors for $625.
Add some sophistication to your bookshelves or tabletops with these white decorative books. Available at Mulberry Heights Antiques for $39 each.
BYOW in style with this felted wool wine tote. Available at Full Circle for $140.
Tailgate in style with the new Yeti cooler bag! Yeti coolers are a favorite of many, as they are known to be indestructible and have the ability to keep ice frozen for days. Available at The Pants Store for $300.
Make planning your next social gathering a snap! The Pantry is now offering a custom built grazing board perfect for all your fall gatherings. Let them know your tastes and how many people you will be serving, and they will whip up a delightful cheese board loaded with extras and provide you with a fabulously chic European reclaimed wood cheese board (sorry, you do have to return it the next day). This is not your average cheese board!
Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
A cookbook for anyone who is busy — which is all of us. Ina Garten, aka The Barefoot Contessa, has a fabulous new cookbook, Make It Ahead. Ina will share with you how to create and plan simple dinners, or even grand dinner parties, ahead of time. Kiss last-minute scrambles goodbye! As Ina says, “How easy is that?” Available at Little Professor at the end of October.Available at Little Professor, $35.
Driftwood Docking Station
No more ugly charging stations! Made in Maine from real wood shaped by the wind and sand, this driftwood docking station lets you charge your iPhone and your iPad at the same time — and it’s compatible with the new iPhone 6 and 6+. The cable is also upgradeable, so this gem will be with you for life — it even comes with a lifetime warranty! Available at Table Matters for $134.
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