August 2011, on sale 6th July

This month in a new-look Homes & Antiques

 
* Vintage special
* Free print to collect
* Fresh new-look magazine
* How to accessorise with a 1950s handbag
* Best 50 vintage stores in the UK
* Four beautiful homes
* Exclusive antiques coverage
* Cycle chic

 

 

 

 

The August issue of Homes & Antiques is packed with real homes, vintage buys and expert advice, along with all the latest news from The Antiques Roadshow.

 

More antiques coverage!
We bring you the best antiques events around the country with our new fairs and auctions sections. Plus, we take our camera out and about to see what you’ve been buying!

 

 

 

1950s American handbags

From picnic hampers topped with strawberries to bags shaped like houses, Roadshow expert Madeleine Marsh opens the clasp on the history of novelty clutches.
 

 

 

Four beautiful homes
Be inspired by the startlingly different homes of artists, fabric designers, the founders of a fashion label and an ‘all things vintage’ fanatic

 

 

 

Antiques of the future

We visit the idyllic Suffolk studio of ceramacist Alice Garland.

 

 

 

Free print for every reader
Start collecting the first of four free prints coming up in the next issues of H&A. There's beautiful botanical illustrations on one side and fab Fifties fashion on the other.

 

 

 

50 best vintage shops

Where do you find the best G-Plan sideboards, Ossie Clarke dresses or pineapple ice buckets? We’ve grilled our vintage experts on their favourite haunts so you can be sure you’ll never miss a thing.

 

 

Cycle chic

We look at how traditional bicycles are enjoying a revival and meet three people for whom cycling is all about the grace rather than the race.
 
 

 




The August issue also features Lea Stein’s characterful brooches, your antiques queries answered by the Roadshow experts, mid-century style decorating tips and much, much more!

 

Warm, inspiring and informative, Homes & Antiques is the must-read glossy for people who love great design and beautiful objects from every era. The official magazine of the long-running BBC TV series Antiques Roadshow, readers enjoy advice from their favourite experts along with inspiring, achievable interiors, sizzling style and decorating ideas, and up-to-the-minute shopping guides to help make their design dreams a reality.

On Sale Date: 
6th July 2011
Issue Number: 
223
Available