As we slowly head into the month of October, the autumn season appears to have taken full effect. Everywhere we look, the once lush and green forests and parks are now transforming into a picturesque, rusty landscape resembling that of a fairy tale. However, it’s not just the stunning orange hues that captivate us during this time of year- it’s the onset of harvest season. The aroma of freshly baked pumpkin pies fills the air, adding to the enchanting atmosphere of this magical season. Or maybe it’s a good time to write a letter to an old friend in the comfort of your own home? And because I’ve always been fascinated by the wonderful palette of colours that autumn has to offer, I’ve chosen FIVE ink colours to match the season.
Pilot Iroshizuku Yama-budo
Coming in a beautiful, rich purple shade, Pilot’s Yama-budo has always reminded me of dark, ripe grapes in a vineyard. It’s one of my favorite inks and I feel like it’s a great fit for the fall season, although lately it has become my everyday ink.
Price: € 23,90
Ferris Wheel Pumpkin Patch
Autumn is definitely Pumpkin Season. Whether we’re talking pumpkins for pies or for carving (because Halloween is fast approaching), pumpkins have long been a symbol of autumn. If you like their beautiful shade of orange as well, then this ink from Ferris Wheel might be for you! Write a few fall quotes on a piece of paper while indulging in a pumpkin custard pie or a creamy pumpkin spice latte.
Price: € 24,00
Sailor Shikiori Waka–uguisu
Before reaching their rusty, autumn splendour, the leaves of the trees turn brownish-green, a lovely shade that is best captured by Sailor’s Shikiori Waka-uguisu. For me, this shade inspires the beginning of autumn when the temperatures are still pleasant but the surrounding scenery becomes much more charming.
Price: € 14,50
Pennonia Chestnut Brown
Chestnuts hold a special place in my heart since childhood. As a child, I would often walk down one of the neighborhood alleys filled with chestnut trees picking handfuls of chestnuts because I was fascinated by their color and shape. Chestnuts are always reminiscent of my childhood and autumn being the reason why I mentioned this gorgeous shade of brown from Pennonia (soon in my collection).
Price: € 11,90
KWZ Old Gold
Every time I put this ink to paper I imagine myself strolling down a park with golden trees on a lovely Sunday afternoon. It’s not that yellow ink you’d expect, as it has some dark tones that give it a unique charm. While I’m not a huge fan of yellow inks, this one has won me over.
Price: € 10,90