August is a turning point. It might still be peak summer, but all the summer Fridays in the world are not enough to keep our fall fantasies at bay. We dream in deep hues of red, orange, and blue. Organizing suddenly sounds like less of a chore and more of a goal. And we're looking around our apartment for something to do, to change, and to add.
Rebecca Atwood knows our struggle. The Brooklyn-based designer has been thinking about fall for months, preparing her own line
as well as her collection of seasonal soaps with method
. Ahead, she's rounded up eight easy and affordable home finds — both from her own collections and beyond — and tells us why she loves each piece. They allow us to be excited for fall without taking a drop of summer for granted. And isn't that what August is all about?