2018

The way we use our gardens is changing, with cooking pots and rattan sofas replacing disposable barbecues and plastic chairs. With the market for garden products booming from £4.9 billion in 2017, what are the hottest trends for your garden accessories this summer?

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A Multipurpose Space

We no longer sit in the garden and catch a few rays. Today’s garden is a multipurpose space where we cook, entertain, grow our own food and generally de-stress.

That is reflected in the accessories that are cropping up in our gardens and conservatories, skilfully blending the inside and the outside.

Focus on Cooking

From traditional South African cooking pots to the latest futuristic solar grills that cook food in a fraction of the time of more conventional methods, eating outdoors has become a major preoccupation. The great British BBQ is embracing cooking methods from all over the word, so grab your …

With the World Cup 2018 fast approaching, sponsors Nike have revealed England’s new home kit, which is a welcome update to the one premiered in Euro 2016.

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What Does It Look Like?

Nike’s latest campaign sees first team stars Raheem Sterling, Joe Gomez and Marcus Rashford sporting the new England home kit in a series of staged photos.

The traditional white shirt features a red trim which winds around the collar to form a St George’s cross at the back. The front of the shirt has a silver star sitting on top of the crest, which is bordered by blue piping, symbolising England’s only World Cup win in 1966. It is paired with blue shorts and white socks to finish the look.

There is also a slight difference in the squad number placement, with the shirt number now appearing below the crest after previously being printed in the …