The cool September breeze coming through your window and blowing your sheer curtains around is a reminder that it’s time to officially put away the candy-colored pillows and light bedspread. Prep your place for the cooler temps ahead with these autumn-approved furnishings.




1.Wooly rugs make walking around barefoot so much more comfy.JC Penney Agra Plaid washable cotton rug, $15, www.jcpenney.com (above) ;West Elm Bello shag wool rug, $104-$699, www.westelm.com



2.Swap out bright, sunny pillows for some plush jewel-toned ones to match your permanent glass of cabernet.H&M pillow, $12.95, www.hm.com

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3.No fireplace? Candles add a warm glow to any room. And Diptyque’s new Noisetier boasts a woody autumn scent.$60, www.diptyqueparis.com


4.We know that you plan to do a lot of reading (and hosting) in the cold months. Ikea Strandon wing chair, $279, www.ikea.com


5.Another way to bring fall into your home is with metallic hues. Crate and Barrel Cleo table lamp, $255.20, www.crateandbarrel.com

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6.You’ll be spending many a night on the couch. A textured throw will be your snuggle buddy. BoConcept mixed striped throw, $59, www.boconcept.com