Marks & Spencer launches new outdoor living range

Gorgeous new garden furniture pieces, accessories and barbecues in time for summer

Now that we’ve had a taste of sunshine, the Housetohome team are even more
excited about warm summer days in the garden. So when the new Marks
& Spencer
summer catalogue 2011 landed on our desks, it couldn’t have
come at a better time.

The new Hamptons range, as the name
implies, was inspired by the chic and contemporary celebrity American
resort. A classic palette of blue, red and cream is applied across a
range of metal garden furniture, outdoor dining sets, accessories and
textiles. Expect natural textures, maritime and beachside references,
block colours, alfresco stripes, and red and blue modern geometrics.

for something a bit more modern? The new Coral Reef range captures the
energy of summer’s fashion colours in a fun and funky way. Key colours
Bright Coral, Bright Aquatic and Sunshine Yellow – are applied to fun
patterns and motifs across a range of textiles and accessories.

Finally, M&S has launched its biggest ever range of picnicware. Funky acrylic plates and bowls, chic tiffin boxes, handy picnic rucksacks and bold stripe cushions and rugs. Outdoor eating has never been easier or more stylish!

Oh, and we couldn’t possibly not mention the brand new Oxford Champagne glasses, could we? Each one has tiny etchings at the bottom to make sure your bubbly keeps its fizz. At £15 for four, these are a must-buy for luxury summer days in the garden!

Unable to choose our favourite product, we’ve picked our top 20 gorgeous new summer garden buys from M&S! Plus, visit to browse the summer catalogue now.

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