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Want/Need: Our Fall Wishlists

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano

With Labor Day firmly behind us, autumn is here to rule these next few months (and we couldn’t be happier). Whether it means throwing on thick knits, pulling on a new pair of boots, or cozying up with a cup of something hot in the perfect ceramic mug, we’ve handpicked a bunch of goods we’re coveting that’ll help ring in the new fall season. What’s on your Want/Need list?

Katie’s Picks:
“Although summer is ending everywhere else, it’s really just starting in San Francisco. September and October are our most gorgeous months and I’m excited to throw some backyard dinner parties this fall, at least one using recipes out of this book from one of our Mother Stories subjects, Erin Gleeson.”
The Forest Feast: Simple Vegetarian Recipes from my Cabin in the Woods, $22.15, Amazon.

“Another creation from one of our featured mothers, these Jenny Pennywood napkins would upgrade my dinner party place settings instantly.”
Jenny Pennywood Napkins, $42, Jenny Pennywood.

“I love the idea of adult onesies, and overalls definitely fall under that category. I can see myself strolling all around town in these and getting down and dirty in the playground without hesitation.”
Lazy Sunday Denim Overalls, $55, Pixie Market.

“Of course, a nice chunky knit sweater is always a fall essential. I like this light pink hue, which sort of reminds me of Ryan Roche.”
Chunky Rib Jumper, $68, Topshop.

“To kick off my big home redecorating project, I’m going to upgrade all of the basic lighting fixtures to something more interesting. This pieces is a definite candidate for my bedroom.”
Landmark Lighting Tetra 3-Light Globe Pendant, $498, AllModern.

“In between donning those aforementioned overalls and knits, I’ll most likely be baring a little more skin than usual now that Fogust is over. Time to get my (faux) tan on!”
Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer, $5.99, Amazon.

“My son Diego has an amazing cloud-print shirt and matching pants from Hiho Batik that he’s quickly growing out of. I love the unexpected pattern so much, I think I need to buy these leggings one size up.”
Clouds Leggings, $25, Hiho Batik.

“Once the weather gets cooler, I’d love a pair of classic desert boots to combine with black leggings and an oversized sweatshirt for an everyday, around-the-neighborhood look.”
Desert Boot, $119.99, Clarks.

“I’m having quite a case of wanderlust these days, and recently found out about a place just over the Golden Gate Bridge, along Highway 1, called Slide Ranch. It has great fall activities for kids, plus killer coastal views.”
Slide Ranch Toddler Days, $30 per person, Slide Ranch.



James’ Picks:
“I have heard great things about Cherry Bombe magazine and I’m dying to get my hands on the new issue (No. 3)! The theme is ‘girl crush’ and it has so many talented woman featured in its pages—Chloe Sevigny, Amanda Chantal Bacon, and Gia Coppola to name a few.”
Cherry Bombe No. 3, $20, Shopmille.

“My friends Cary and Jenna released their Fall/Winter collection a few weeks ago and I need the Ace&Jig Dockside Top in Big Top. It’s one of my favorite prints for this season!”
Dockside Top in Big Top, $190, Les Nouvelles.

“I am obsessed with Fat & The Moon products. They are all natural and made on a little farm outside of Oakland. I have tried a handful of her goods and have yet to be disappointed. I hear wonderful things about the coconut oil and baking soda-based deodorant cream, which is next on my list.”
Deodorant Cream, $12 , Fat & The Moon.

“I’ve been coveting this beautiful bottle-opening tool for months. I think it’s time I treat myself.”
Crest Bottle Opener, $60, Shoptiques.

“How incredible is this wooden stump-like side table? It would be perfect next to our low-to-the-ground bed.”
Stump, $85, Kalon Studios.

“As you might know, I am a little bit perfume obsessed. That said, I cannot wait to give these Na Nin fragrances a try. Thanks to this sample kit, you get to test all four of the brand’s rock “n” roll inspired scents in one affordable bundle. Yes, please!”
Perfume Oil Sample Pack, $30, Na Nin.

“I need these Vans x Madewell high-top sneakers for fall! Talk about a blast from the past, I remember wearing similar ones in high school.”
Vans Sk8-hi Slim High-Tops, $75, Madewell.

“Now that summer is ending and fall is on its way, chances are we will be spending a little less time being active outdoors. I also just stopped nursing my youngest son, Sailor, and with the holidays just around the corner, I think it’s a good idea to get my workout on. A good friend of mine swears by Pure-Barre and I cannot wait to give the classes a try!”
Pure Barre, prices vary, purebarre.com.

“I received some of these little Mazama cups for my birthday last month and I absolutely love them. They are so classic and timeless. I want to get a full set!”
Mazama Small Cup, $30, Imogene + Wille.

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