October 2015, on sale 17th September

Homes and Antiques’ October issue is out now!

There's a chill in the air telling us that autumn is around the corner and here at H&A we’re feeling invigorated and ready to embrace the trends taking us through the colder months. There's plenty to get excited about.

In our latest issue you’ll find our guide to the latest homeware fashions and how they fit into the history of interiors, the story behind the abundant trend for fruit and vegetable ceramics and five timeless houses to whet your appetite for the new season.

Don't let the chillier temperatures confine you to your sofas though. Cinead McTernan got her wellies out to go stomping through the best arboretums in the country. Take a look at her favourites to decide where you’ll be heading this month.

We’ve got antiques aplenty too. Inspired by the Bonhams sale of Richard Attenborough’s incredible movie memorabilia, H&A takes a look at the ever-popular collecting area of silverscreen souvenirs, while Rosanna Morris delves into the story of Edgar Degas' charming bronze ballerina which sold for £15m at auction. We also meet interior designer and fashion icon Iris Apfel – a quick-talking 93 year-old with no sign of slowing down – for a chat about her beloved European antiques.

Finally don't forget to take part in our reader survey for the chance to win a £250 John Lewis gift voucher!

Homes & Antiques’ October issue, available in shops and in digital format now.


Take your pick of timeless trends

H&A guides you through the new season’s collections and discovers some interesting historic predecents

Discover the wonderful world of fruit and vegetable ceramics

Ellie Tennant delves into the 200-year history of produce-inspired ceramics with tips on the best way to display them

Explore the home of a vintage shop owner

Apothecary bottles, dolls’ heads and antique paintbrushes – nothing about Shelly Elson’s house is ordinary. Take a look at her world of intriguing objects


The beauty of atmospheric arboretums

Explore a scenic arboretum and enjoy the seasonal change as leaves turn from fresh green to crisp reds and oranges

Throw the spotlight on silverscreen souvenirs

From the silent films of the early 20th century to the blockbusters of today, cinema memorabilia is more sought after than ever

The story of The Little Dancer

Edgar Degas’ Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans was ridiculed when it was first unveiled in 1881, yet this year it sold at Sotheby's for £15m. Find out why

Iris Apfel’s beloved antique collection

Alice Hancock talks to the American interior designer, fashion icon and businesswoman about her favourite European antiques





Buy your copy of Homes & Antiques in shops or in digital format today 

On Sale Date: 
17th September 2015
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