August 2014, on sale 3rd July

Welcome to Club Tropicana! Our August issue is filled from cover-to-cover with hot fabric prints and patterns, high summer houses, antiques for holidays and many, many pineapples - this season's 'it' motif

Buy your copy now (digitally or in the shops) for a wealth of high summer living inspiration

Club Tropicana

With bright palm prints, cane furniture and raffia fringing, you can bring a bit of paradise into your home

Blazing the trail

This year British retail giant John Lewis celebrates 150 years. We delve into the shop's compendious archive

 

Auction price guide: holiday style

We round up antique and vintage travel-related treasures from all the recent auctions

 

Here comes the sun

Kate and Charles Napier's business Sunbeam Jackie is all about creating exuberant parasols from vintage fabrics

 

Feeling groovy

Katherine Sorrell reveals why bold and beautiful flower-power fabrics from the Sixties and Seventies are highly sought-after

 

Tutti-frutti jewellery

From glass grapes to Bakelite cherries, fruit has long been an inspiration for costume jewellery. Lisa Lloyd picks the best of the bunch

 

The house that Jack built

The design of Jack Konynenburg and Jan Morgan's house in Chippenham is as interesting as the antiques and collectables that lie within

 

 

On Sale Date: 
3rd July 2014
Issue Number: 
259
Available