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    33 Useful Things You're Totally Going To Want When Fall Arrives

    From style to storage, we've got you covered this fall.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Bioderma Hydrabio Tonic Lotion — soak a cotton pad in this hydrating formula every morning and night for a cold-weather transformation that'll help save your drying skin.

    the blue bottle of toner

    Promising review: "Obsessed. My YouTube hero turned me on to this product and my skin is in HEAVEN. I have pale, sensitive, dry skin and this saved me after the winter months in Minnesota made my skin extremely irritated and dry. I can't recommend this enough!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    2. A portable ceramic space heater whose three levels of intensity will keep you warm as you sit by your window and watch the leaves fall.

    reviewer image of the portable space heater on a dresser

    Promising review: “For such a small heater, this puts out a lot of heat and the noise level is low. This is actually better than a tower heater we recently bought for winter that cost three times as much. Will order two more for the cold months ahead. Easy to set anywhere it is needed. Very happy with it.” —Robin F. 

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two colors).

    3. A timeless denim jacket sure to make you feel hot when it's a little cool outside. Styled with classic lines and pocket details, this is a closet staple!,

    Promising review: "I have to be honest, I didn't expect much from a $30 jean jacket from Amazon, but I'd been futilely looking for one I really liked and thought that it couldn't hurt to try given the good reviews. I now absolutely love this jacket and actually wore it almost everyday on a recent trip. One discovery I made that cemented my love for it is that it has two inside pockets that are the perfect size for your standard big smartphone, or a wallet, or a passport, and it doesn't really show. SO convenient." —Jenn

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in women's sizes XS–XL and in 10 colors).

    4. A pack of two door draft stoppers with adhesive strips that make for easy install. No more losing precious warm air when you turn your heater on!

    Promising review: "I originally bought these to keep crickets out of my house, because I have large gaps under both of my doors and a cricket problem in my yard. But after installing them (which was super easy), I realized that they were keeping my house cool during the day and keeping the cold air out at night." —Betty

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four colors).

    5. A pair of cozy, faux fur slippers from Ugg for a stylish way to keep your feet warm! I mean, these are even cute enough to run errands in.

    the black koolaburra fuzzy slippers on reviewer's feet

    Promising review: “These slippers are incredibly soft, super comfortable, and very well made. I put them right on my feet the moment I opened the box, and it was a beautiful experience. Well worth the price!” —Maggie 

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95+ (available in women's sizes 5–12 and in nine colors).

    6. A lightweight, portable campfire because your ghost stories deserve some serious mood lighting, no matter where you are. Made from recycled soy wax and paper, you'll have no embers and minimal smoke to deal with as you huddle up with your nearest and dearests.

    several campers sit around a radiate portable campfire on a beach

    If you're a camper, you need to be shopping at small biz Radiate Portable. Fresh from Season 9 of Shark Tank, Radiate Portable continues to make high-quality, portable campfires. 

    Promising review: "I love the Radiate! It's simple to light and the fire gets up to max size fairly quickly, certainly quicker than a traditional wood campfire regardless of any fire starter used. At the max, the flame gets up to a few feet high with no wind.

    "Do not be deceived. For its size, this thing puts out some heat. I’d say three to four people could comfortably sit around it and all get plenty of heat. And there's virtually no smoke and what smoke there is has a neutral to pleasant smell that certainly will not make your clothes stink. And it resolves the biggest discomfort of traditional fires: when any wind change can result in a face full of smoke and burning eyes." —Keana Z

    Get it from Radiate Portable on Amazon for $27.99+.

    7. A pair of suede Chelsea boots that'll absolutely pair well with everything in your autumnal wardrobe.

    a reviewer sits on wooden stairs wearing chelsea boots

    Promising review: “I’ve worn these nonstop for four months. Trust me, they’re great. They are true to the description and very comfortable. I’ve worn them walking around DC many times and they’ve been great. I will continue to buy these for as long as they sell them.” —Julia D. 

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in women's sizes .

    8. A '70s-inspired floral boilersuit whose fall color palette will lift your spirits. Made of organic cotton, this high-quality piece might just outlast your entire closet.

    a model wearing the carmen organic cotton boilersuit in floral tay print
    Lucy & Yak

    Lucy & Yak is a couple-owned small business based in the UK that prides itself on its ethically made inclusive clothing inspired by bold colors, shapes, and patterns.

    Promising review: "I had been considering this boilersuit for ages;  I've got a lot of dungarees and trousers but wasn't sure this would suit me. But what can I say? I LOVE IT! I have had so many compliments on it. Makes me feel really confident and stylish." —Jo

    Get it from Lucy & Yak for $102 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    9. A set of two ceramic travel mugs with insulated cork bottoms that won't scratch any surface you place them on. These sleek mugs come with a splash-proof lid so you can take them on a crisp fall walk when you need a break from your home office.

    one matte gray and one white dowan coffee mug

    Just be sure not to put this in the microwave or dishwasher or the cork might bid you farewell.

    Promising review: “I have been searching for something like this for A LONG time. I make myself a fancy-ish coffee/tea every morning. I am someone who when drinking a hot beverage actually likes it to stay hot. So I typically drank out of a 'travel mug' while at home. But this is so much more satisfying. The ceramic is great, as is the rich color, and the cork is not only aesthetic but functional (no ring marks on your wooden coffee table or nightstand). In fact, you could say that about the whole mug. Aesthetic and functional.” —Warrior Poet 

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four colors).

    10. A pair of ergonomically designed oversized leaf scoops to make one of fall's most annoying chores a lot easier.


    Promising review: "These scoops are FANTASTIC. They turned a rather physically daunting chore into a much easier one, not to mention we spend literally less than half of the time that we normally have spent gathering up all these leaves and acorns. We are going to purchase another pair for NEXT season!! Wonderful ingenious tool! A must-have for raking chores!" —JMB

    Get them from Amazon for $26.95.

    11. A set of soy, pumpkin spice–scented candles so your home can smell as festive as you feel.

    the feya pumpkin spice candle next to a box of matches
    The Grommet

    The Feya Co. is a woman-owned small business making all natural candles and aromas. And every purchase goes toward feeding someone in need!

    Promising review: “Candles are usually a disappointment with how fast they burn or because of an overpowering scent. This one is guilty of neither!” —Missy 

    Get it from The Feya Co. on The Grommet for $34 (available in 13 scents).

    12. A chunky striped sweater you'll be *living* in the second it arrives at your doorstep. Drape this over anything to feel like you're going for a walk down the sandy beaches of Martha's Vineyard.,

    Promising review: "My boyfriend complimented it, which I loved because this was such an inexpensive and cute find on Amazon. I never buy clothes on Amazon, so I was pleasantly surprised!" —Morgan

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and three colors).

    13. A pack of nontoxic moth traps because the alternative (watching them all live out Icarus's tragedy) is just a little too dramatique. Even for you. These traps have pheromones that attract moths, so all you have to do is lay them out, and let them do the work.

    a sequence of images showing the collection of moths over time

    Promising review: "When I say these work fast, I mean it. I got these in hopes of killing my pantry moth problem once and for all. As soon as I set these traps out a SWARM of moths came out from who knows where. I felt like I was in The Birds it was that intense. After my momentary panic I was shocked to find that the moths went straight to the traps and got themselves stuck and within a few hours the kitchen was eerily free of moths. Don’t let the price scare you, this stuff works and works well!" —Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97+ (available in two colors).

    14. A cute mushroom stash container perfect for hiding anything that need be hidden. I won't ask.

    the purple and green mushroom stash boxes on a shelf
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: “This is so so so so cute! I love it! It’s so indie vibes and perfect for my room's decor.” —supper 

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18 (available in two colors).

    15. A thermal windshield cover if you don't have time to scrape snow and ice off your car ever. This easy-to-install cover won't blow off in the night and has side wings for a smooth and tight fit.

    the windshield cover in use

    Promising review: "This is the best thing I could have ever bought! I bought one for myself, my mom, and my sister. New England just got slammed with a nor'easter, and let me tell you...this thing works! It only took about five minutes to put on my car, and like five seconds to get it off this morning. No snow or ice anywhere on the wiper well or windshield. I highly recommend this!" —Shelley

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95+ (available in three sizes).

    16. A pack of two extendable window screens that can be easily installed vertically or horizontally now that you won't need your AC blasting every second of every scorching day.

    reviewer image of a cat sitting in front of a window with a fenestrelle expandable screen installed in it

    Promising review: "I'm very happy to write this review. After searching for weeks, I finally found this package of two screens. They work exactly how I wanted them to. They don't move because they are hitting the frame of the outer window screen. If you raise to the full 15 inches, the window will sit on top and it definitely will not move. So now with Texas weather, I can have fresh air when the weather permits and save on my AC bill when it's warmer. Absolutely the perfect choice for me." —Grandma K

    Get it from Amazon for $34.89.

    17. A classic, oversized scarf to protect your neck from blustery winds and make you look like you stepped right off of a fall-themed fashion runway.

    a model wearing the brown plaid oversized shawl

    Promising review: “We ordered this scarf for a fall photoshoot for our son. When I opened the package to look at the full scarf, I fell in love with the quality of the scarf and how soft it was. I'm now going to use this scarf for the photos AND everyday use. It's just so warm and comfortable.” —Kristin 

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in 12 colors/patterns).

    18. An AeroGarden so you can easily grow your own herbs indoors! The control panel will tell you when it's time to water or feed your plants, so you don't have to worry about not having a green thumb.

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend's sister-in-law who lamented not having a green thumb. In the two months that the sis-in-law has had the AeroGarden, the growth has been tremendous. I'm constantly in awe when she sends me pix of the new growth." —Mary A. Walls

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99+ (available in three colors).

    19. A durable pull-up bar for an indoor workout. It'll fit perfectly in your doorway for the occasional (or heavily regimented) set of chin-ups on your way to the kitchen!

    reviewer image of the CEAYUN pull-up bar installed in a doorway

    My roommate has a pull-up bar installed in our hallway. It fits the bill for unobtrusive and sturdy. The foam grips help ensure comfort and proper positioning during your workout.

    Promising review: "Oh my god!!!! I have been training for more than 10 years, and this pull-up bar is the easiest to install, easiest to put away and the strongest portable bar I've ever used. Not to mention the ring in the middle for resistance bands. Love the fact that even the resistance bands have good strengthening pulling resistance for workouts. I love this product!!!" —Omar G

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two styles).

    20. A blow-dryer holder because it's getting too chilly for air-drying your hair. Easily mount this to your bathroom wall for a hands-free hair-drying and styling experience!

    reviewer image of the adjustable stand mounted to the wall holding up a blow dryer

    Promising review: "I LOVE this hair dryer holder. It used to take me 15 to 20 minutes to dry my hair in the morning. Now it takes me eight because I don't have to put my arms down to rest them anymore. I placed it high on my bathroom wall and tilted the arm down because I wanted to straighten my wavy hair. My hair was sleek and straight because I brushed it while drying, which was so much easier to do without holding the dryer. I'll tell all my friends about this!" —Jon Wagner

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    21. A long-sleeve beaded blouse that might as well be added to your jewelry collection, because these pearls are to die for.

    A reviewer wearing the blouse in red

    Promising review: "I get so many compliments on this blouse! I love the feel and fit. I will admit the sides are cut a ride high, but I often find myself wearing either an undershirt in the winter or high-waisted pants. It's flowy, comfortable, and a great pop of color!" —Kristina

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in women's sizes 0X—3X and four colors).

    22. An oversized faux-fur jacket to keep you warm on breezy days *and* keep you on-trend for a fraction of designer costs.

    image of reviewer wearing the khaki prettygarden faux shearling jacket

    Promising review: "I love this jacket! I wasn't sure what the quality was going to turn out to be, but it's super soft and exactly what I wanted. It fits in the oversized way that I wanted/expected. And it's soooo warm!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in women's sizes S-3XL, two styles, and 33 colors and patterns).

    23. A pack of BootRescue cleaning wipes — those fall boots might be made for walking, but not covered in dirt and stains they're not.


    Promising review: "Worked perfectly on black suede booties. Splattered some creamy soup on them two months ago. Couldn't find anything that removed the stain. Tried these wipes as a last-ditch effort. I can't believe it; they look brand new!! Stains came right out with very little effort." —AAD

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49 (available in a resealable pack).

    24. A pack of three large-capacity storage bags if you're looking for a way to store your summer clothes. Double-layered with reinforced seams, you can be sure your favorite crop tops stays safe when you're not wearing them.

    reviewer image of blankets stored in a bag

    Promising review: "I really like these storage bags. I was able to store extra blankets, pillows, seat cushions, sweaters, and more. I was rather amazed at how much they hold. The quality appears to be good; sturdy stitching, strong-enough zippers, sturdy handles, so I imagine they will hold up well as they reside in my closets." —Whimsy 1

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two colors).

    25. A '70s-inspired shaggy cardigan because no closet is complete without something Austin Powers would call "groovy, baby!" Layer this over a silk cami or midi dress to feel like a shagadelic babe.

    close up of model wearing the gray shaggy parka over a white tee and distressed jeans

    Promising review: "I LOVE this jacket. It is ADORABLE. I wore it on my anniversary and even my boyfriend complimented it. I get multiple compliments on it when we go out to dinner as well. It is extremely soft and I want to get it in more colors!" —Emily Scherer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.55+ (available in sizes S–XL and in seven colors).

    26. A warm and adjustable satin-lined beanie from Grace Eleyae that'll keep your bedhead safe and tamed.

    a model wearing the gray grace eleyae satin lined wool beanie

    Grace Eleyae is Black woman–owned small business caring for Black women's hair!

    I have a Grace Eleyae beanie and it is so so cozy! And even when I'm rocking a protective style like knotless braids, I know I can wear this without worrying about frizzing or damage.

    Get it from Grace Eleyae on Amazon for $29.99.

    27. A fierce pullover sweater to accentuate your feisty feline nature!


    Promising review: "It’s so soft and feels well made. This is the cutest sweater I’ve ever owned, and it feels and looks much more expensive than it was. If you’re hesitant, just go for it! It's unique and will never go out of style." —Leslie L

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 14 colors).

    28. A minky weighted blanket made using recycled plastic bottles that still manages to be super soft and snuggly. You'll want to live under this warm and relaxing blankie forever!

    a model snuggles up under the blue weighted minky blanket
    Comma Home

    Comma Home is an eco-friendly small biz on Long Island that wants everyone to enjoy guilt-free rest. Upgrade your bedsheets, throws, and blankets with goods from Comma Home because besides being making high-quality products, they also donate 10% of their sales to local organizations that help their houseless communities.

    Promising review: "I'm in love with this blanket! It's incredibly soft and feels amazing when I wrap myself up in it. It feels like a gigantic hug." —Bobbie

    Get it from Comma Home for $119+ (available in two weights and two colors).

    29. A fluffy oversized sweatshirt everyone will think came from a bougie athleisure brand they've never even heard of. But really, this cozy fleece hoodie could easily be theirs too.


    Promising review: "This is great! Gonna order again in different colors! It fits great; it's oversized so if you want a tighter fit I’d suggest going a size down. The price is great! Not very thick fabric, but it is very plush." —Mandi Calvillo

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 23 colors).

    30. A set of hoodie hangers if your growing collection of hooded sweaters has been taking up too much closet space. These convenient hangers were designed to make storing your hoodies less of a headache.

    Venalli Builds/Etsy

    If you're in need of hoodie hangers or purse holders, then small biz Venalli Builds out in Kansas is the shop for you!

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with these hoodie hangers!! I have a really small closet, but I find these hangers are a great way to save space! They also make it super easy to throw your hoodie up in a rush or grab it on the go. I will definitely be buying more." —Sara

    Get it from Venalli Builds on Etsy for $20+ (available in three colors).

    31. A long and lightweight down puffer jacket from Quince that can easily be packed up for when it gets chilly on the go. The perfect outer layer!

    a model wears the black lightweight down long puffer jacket

    Get it from Quince for $69.90 (originally $248; available in women's sizes XS–XL and in three colors).

    32. A 5.5-foot metal blanket ladder — display your very sophisticated throw blankets while also keeping them within reach when the temperature drops.

    reviewer image of the black metal leaning ladder with three throw blankets on three rungs

    Promising review: "Got this for our new home and absolutely love it! It took me but five minutes to completely assemble it. It's incredibly sturdy for the price and material, and it's angled well to fit up against the wall completely evenly!" —Savannah Toller-Call

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in four finishes).

    33. A splurge-worthy folding electric treadmill you can slide under your desk for a mini workout while you're typing. Or, lift its bar for a fully extended run! Because soon it'll be getting a little too brisk for a brisk walk outside.,

    Promising review: "I was looking for an under-the-desk treadmill for use when the weather isn't that great outside and to get a workout in as we are locked in during the pandemic. I was able to unpack, lift, move, and set up the treadmill with ease. The wheels definitely help to move the treadmill from workout location to under the couch or its storage location. So far this seems like a really good product that's worth its value." —Sandeep Konchavy

    Get it from Amazon for $352.99.

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.