It's officially fall, which means it's also officially jump-in-a-pile-of-leaves, sip-a-spiced-beverage, wrap-yourself-in-cashmere, light-up-a-cozy-candleseason. We've got that last part covered with a roundup of 16 ultra-festive picks perfect for scenting the crisper, cooler months. And no, they don't all smell like pumpkins. (Although some of them sure as hell do.)
Beyond the more standard fall candle fare, we've also culled a selection of alternative sweater-weather-appropriate notes. We've found scents inspired by spiced Berkshires granola, mulled apple cider, chunky knits and all kinds of seasonal flavors (maple, caramelized sugar, rosemary, bourbon, blackberry, wild fig, black tea, rum, vanilla and orange peel — is your mouth watering?). For those with a penchant for spice, these aromas also comprise notes of anise, cumin, cloves, incense, cardamom, ginger and tobacco. Autumnal vibes, activated.