As autumn unfurls around the South, bringing with it the brilliant color show and crisp, cool reprieve we await all year, we welcome this anticipated season at Southern Lady with our annual Autumn in the South special issue. These pages are a tribute to all things fall with ample entertaining ideas that range from rich-hued interiors to harvest-inspired tablescapes and, of course, pumpkin-bedecked porches. Indulge in the season’s robust bounty with menu’s spanning a refined feast influenced by the French countryside and a casual October back-porch supper. Comforting roundups of hearty casseroles and decadent chocolate treats are sure to become heartwarming favorites as chilly breezes set in. Cherish the solace of this season, and soak in all of its natural splendor.