The prismatic beauty of autumn reaches its pinnacle in our October issue, where fruits of the season shine in fall floral arrangements and natural adornments grace lovely abodes with charm. Acclaimed interior designer James Farmer opens the door to a rural retreat perfectly suited to homeowners who enjoy escaping to the countryside. Savor harvest bounty in a delectable alfresco meal, and sample an array of recipes highlighting the sweet pairing of pumpkin and chocolate. Among the dreamy destinations featured, journey to the shores of Wisconsin and visit ateliers in New York City. Plus, discover an enclave of Central Park inspired by The Secret Garden, our latest Victoria Classics Book Club selection.