Outdoor Garden Furniture That Will Transform Your Space Into A Holiday Haven

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Bring your favourite vacay destination to your own home with our edit of holiday-inspired outdoor furniture. Scroll on to shop the edits inspired by a quintessentially English garden, the coastal cool of L.A, a sophisticated dining set up from the Italian Riviera or the chill out vibes of Ibiza’s much-loved beach clubs.

English Country Garden

Whether you dream of living in a rustic garden cottage or a sprawling stately home, you can still get a little slice of English country garden style even in the most modest of city dwellings. Think vintage-style deck chairs, rattan sofas and outdoor Persian-inspired rugs that will bring that indoor/outdoor feel to your exterior space.

For those lucky enough to have a larger outdoor space and are looking to invest in a serious wow-factor outdoor garden furniture piece, check out House of Hackney’s collaboration with heritage brand ODD. They have given ODD’s iconic swinging garden chairs a HoH makeover and swathed them in the brand’s signature Artemis floral print and trimmed them with quirky fringing. They might just be the chicest place to hold a tea party this summer.


Ibizan Bohemian

If your ticket to the White Isle isn’t coming through this summer, make your own little Ibizan beach bar in the back garden instead. For ultimate house goals, look to fashion editor Deborah Brett’s idyllic Balearic villa, which is based on the island itself overlooking the magical Es Vedrà and its hypnotic sunsets.

‌Deborah has thoughtfully designed an outdoor space that brings together the comforts of home – think beautiful wood and rattan furniture and luxury linens – with a colour palette of deep sea blues and sandy whites in homage to the natural environment around.


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If you’re keen to get the look here in Blighty, look for furniture in soft materials with a bohemian artisanal vibe. We love Anthropologie’s rope and rattan bench, whilst Belliani’s statement rattan peacock chair will bring the chicest of hippie vibes to your terrace.

‌Add layer, colour and texture with beach bar-inspired accessories like side tables, jute rugs, rattan pendant lights and – the ultimate chill must-have – a striped hammock.



Italian Riviera


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Imagine waking up to breakfast on a terrace like this every morning. We can’t promise the weather, the private chef, or the Italian Riviera views, but we can inspire some pieces to bring a little la dolce vita to your outdoor space.

‌Take inspiration from Portofino’s dreamy Belmond Hotel Spendido and look for bistro sets in romantic shapes and stark white shades, or cast iron dining designs with plump, plush cream cushions.

We love Seletti’s two-person set with its intricate cut-outs that look traditional at first glance but on closer inspection actually depict peace signs, dragonflies and lightning bolts for a modern playful edge.

‌Whilst Neptune’s curvaceous table and chairs is the perfect place to chill over your morning cappuccino and cornetti or watch the sun go down, aperitivo in hand.


L.A. Cool

Inject some Cali cool into your garden area with playful stripes, ice cream colour palettes and architectural outdoor furniture pieces.

H&M has seriously delivered this season with this cool set starting at just £39.99. Small enough to fill the most modest of balconies, it will add some L.A. chic to your outdoor space. We love it paired with East London Parasol Company’s pistachio coloured sun shade and Ruggable’s washable outdoor rug in palm tree print.

‌M&S also has some great architectural-inspired shapes in the form of nesting side tables – the perfect perch for a summer read and a spicy marg – as well as the Lois garden armchairs that work particularly well in softening a more industrial outdoor city space.

If you’re in the market for a sun lounger, B&Q (of all places) have some seriously cool, retro-inspired striped options that will bring a little Santa Monica charm to your back garden.

Take style notes from the iconic L.A. landmark, The Beverly Hills Hotel, and mix the signature palm tree prints with retro seersucker stripes with saccharine sweet pinks


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