At last! It’s fall!!! We’re SO thrilled to welcome a change of seasons and a slew of new fun FINDS from around the South. Here’s what we’re loving this month from our favorite Southern retailers. Happy fall!!

FASHION

Brackish feather bow ties

These uber-cool bow ties, seen on red-carpet heartthrobs like George Clooney, are made in the heart of the low country in South Carolina. Each feather on a Brackish bow tie is hand selected, making each tie a one-of-a-kind work of art. Find them for $185 at brackishbowties.com.

Golden Arrow Boots

Inspired by Kacey Musgraves’ hit song, “Follow Your Arrow,” these boots are crafted out of marbled white leather and feature gold stitching, piping, inlay and two arrows. These boots are part of a collaboration between Kacey, a Texas native, and Lucchese. Until October 12, these boots are sold exclusively at lucchese.com/kaceymusgraves and countryoutfitter.com, and at Lucchese’s retail store in Nashville, TN. Snag a pair for $399. Check back at Lucchese for product details on November 1, when the collection officially launches.

Lucchese Boots are a great fall find!

Golden Arrow Boots, $399 at Lucchese

Necklace

This statement piece at Poppy’s in Atlanta, GA, is an astounding combination of artistry and nature. The necklace, $298, features a large, dazzling druzy stone pendant hanging from smaller, polished stones. Each locally made piece varies slightly in size, color and shape because of the 100 percent natural stone.

Poppy's druzy stone necklace

Poppy’s druzy stone necklace, $298, seen here with an eggplant-hued pendant.

Blanket Wraps

Blanket wraps are a needed addition to your wardrobe, especially a plaid one for fall and winter. These are sold in many different plaids and solids, too. The best part about this piece is that it buttons together and can be worn as a scarf, a wrap or a poncho. Sold for just $39 at Apricot Lane in Louisville, KY. Click here for a complete list of Apricot Lane locations.

Louisville SB Finds: October 2015Plaid Blanket shawl at Apricot Lane for $39.

Plaid blanket shawl at Apricot Lane for $39

Bracelet 

Support breast cancer awareness this month by purchasing a Blessing for a Cure bracelet by My Saint, My Hero. Not only is it beautiful, but it has a great message to serve as a reminder that each person has a mission to live life to the fullest and make the most of each day by finding the good in it. Proceeds from the sale help fund breast cancer research. Available at Raine in Nashville, TN, for $32, or online at mysaintmyhero.com.

My Saint My Hero bracelets from Raine support a beautiful cause.

My Saint, My Hero bracelet. $32 at Raine

Totes

We love these small totes we found at J.McLaughlin in Louisville, KY (find them online at J.McLaughlin’s website), first because they are small and secondly, because they are nylon and easy to maintain. Even better are the colors, with navy, black and then the bright citron. This Juliette Nylon Tote is sold at J. McLaughlin for $138.

Louisville SB Finds: October 2015Juliette Small Nylon Totes at J. McLaughlin for $138.

Juliette Small Nylon Totes at J. McLaughlin for $138

HOME & DECOR

Earthborn Pottery pedestal bowl

This small pedestal bowl is perfect for serving bite-size appetizers or simply use it as a candy dish. This eye-catching piece comes in many different glaze colors and its rustic, yet graceful, lines mix well with formal and casual soirees alike! Find it for $74 at Earthborn Pottery in Leeds, AL, or find an Earthborn Pottery retailer near you.

Small pedestal bowl, $74, at Earthborn Pottery in Leeds, Alabama Small pedestal bowl, $74, at Earthborn Pottery in Leeds, AL, or at another Earthborn retailer.

Buffalo horn-handle letter opener and magnifying glass

This matching buffalo horn-handle letter opener and magnifying glass by Riverbend Office Accessories are not your average desktop accessories. Escape the doldrums of the office with this chic set that will not only look super stylish on your desk, but will also infuse your office with the spirit of adventure! Find the set at Stock & Trade Design Co. in Birmingham, AL, or online for $55.

Buffalo-horn-handled letter opener and magnifying glass set, $55, at Stock & Trade Design Co.

Buffalo horn-handle letter opener and magnifying glass set, $55, at Stock & Trade Design Co., with locations in Alabama and Florida.

Hot Skwash

Jazz up your season’s decorations with these silk velvet pumpkins topped with natural stems. These pumpkins come in a variety of shapes and sizes and will last from season to season. They are sold at Willow Tree in Nashville, TN, and are some of the most unique fall items we have come across for fall. Prices start at $13 and go as high as $160, depending on the size.

Hot Skwash pumpkins from The Willow Tree are great decoration.

Hot Skwash pumpkins, $13 to $160 at The Willow Tree

Seating

Check out these eye-catching stools at Lewis & Sheron Textile Co. in Atlanta, GA. The chairs, from Vinoture, are made from French oak wine barrels and hand-forged steel. The pieces fit that cool aesthetic of industrial meets rustic. There are three different sizes, ranging in price from $595 to $995.

Lewis & Sharon Textiles wine barrel stools

Recycled wine barrels become charming seating. The dining stool (Mighty Mini) is 18″ and retails for $595; the counter stool (Mother’s Little Helper) is 25″ and $695; and the bar stool (Wide Boy) is 30″ and $995. All are available at Lewis & Sheron Textile Co. in Atlanta, GA.

Glass Lanterns

Rose is a hot color for fall, in both decor and fashion. These rose lanterns emanate warmth and light, but are truly art, as well. Sold at Merridian Home Furnishings, with locations in both Louisville, KY, and Nashville, TN, for $59 each, they will illuminate your porch or your home.

Louisville SB Finds: October 2015Rose colored lantern at Merridian, sold for $59.

Rose-colored lantern at Merridian, sold for $59 each.

Fireplace, meet form and function

If we learned one thing from last winter’s ice storms and power outages, it’s that we can never have enough firewood. Keep yours handy in this cask basket, $79, from Pottery Barn Outlet in Memphis, TN.

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Cask basket, $79 at Pottery Barn Outlet

Smart women, great books

Memphian Amy Howell teams up with writing partner Anne Deeter Gallaher to inspire movers and shakers with their newest book, The Future Belongs to Students in High Gear. Tell your friends and kids! It’s never too early to think big. This practical guide for college students who want to start planning early for a career is available now for $13.50 at Amazon.com.

Appetizer Bowl

We eat queso year round, but it seems to have an affinity with football games, which makes this season all the more queso prevalent. Go ahead and get this “Just in Queso” bowl and cute “So Cheesy” spoon at Cartwheels in Louisville, KY, to have on hand for games and tailgating. It sells for $20, chips not included.

Louisville SB Finds: October 2015"Just in queso" bowl and "so cheesy" serving spoon at Cartwheels for $20.

“Just in queso” bowl and “so cheesy” serving spoon at Cartwheels for $20

Chemo Relief Kit 

October is breast cancer awareness month, and if you have any friends or family who are enduring chemotherapy, you should treat them to this sweet gift set from Kelly Spalding in Franklin, TN (you can also find it online here). Filled with shea creme, cuticle balm, lip balm and goat’s milk bath soap from 1818 Farms, it’s a reminder to treat yourself to a bit of much-deserved pampering! Available for $37 (Thirty percent of the proceeds go to the purchase of more kits.)

 

 

 

 

Treat a dear friend to a chemo relief kit from Kelly Spalding

Chemo gift set, $37 at Kelly Spalding

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Have a fantastic October, friends!