10 Reasons To Read The Summer Of Celebration Issue
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10 Reasons To Read The Summer Of Celebration Issue

Welcome to Country & Town House's Summer of Celebration special

Your July/August issue of Country & Town House is taking off on Friday, and this month it’s the Summer of Celebration special. 

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The July/August issue of Country & Town House is a celebration of summer: what to see, do eat and wear to make the most of your days in the sun. On the cover there’s the beautiful Olga Kurylenko, star of Black Widow, this summer’s hottest release (that you can actually see in a cinema!). Plus, your summer wardrobe, sorted; Simon de Burton talks us through the best new watches; the dreamiest villas to rent right now; and Mariella Tandy brings us her ultimate guide to all things weddings. There’s also Rhiane Fatinikun on her empowering initiative, Black Girls Hike, and Rebecca Cox investigates the implications of giving up flying to save the planet.

10 Reasons Why You Should Read The Summer Of Celebration Issue

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Motherhood & Marvels

Refreshingly open and with an iron will to succeed, our July/August cover star Olga Kurylenko talks to Kirsty Nutkins about her stellar career as an all-action hero but how she really wants her next role to be something her five-year-old son can watch.

Fashion Director: Nicole Smallwood

Photographer: Dan Hack

Fashion: Blazer, David Koma; bikini, Eres; earrings, Susan Caplan

Beauty: Olga wears Guerlain Abeille Royale Advanced Youth Watery Oil; L’Essentiel High Perfection Foundation; Kiss Kiss Shine Bloom Lipstick in Eternal Rose

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Let Love Bloom

It’s all about engagement rings in our sparkling Summer of Celebration jewellery shoot, which the features the likes of Harry Winston, Chaumet, Graff and more.⁠

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Just In Time

One for the horophiles; Simon de Burton clocks the watches that tick all the boxes this year. Expect some very savvy timepieces.⁠

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Far From The Madding Crowd

We bring you 27 luxury villas you’ll never want to leave, from Turkey to Tuscany, Barbados and beyond. ⁠

31 Luxury Villas We Wish We Were In Right Now

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Summer Starts Here

Long days. Balmy evenings. Sunsets that seem to last forever. There’s nothing quite like summer… and this year we’ve got to make up for lost time. Ellie Smith gives us 30 ways to make it one to remember – including meeting Teddy the Shetland at The Goring, of course.

London’s The Goring Hotel Welcomes an Unlikely Guest

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Step Up To Gen Regeneration

‘If people stopped flying to the Serengeti tomorrow… I believe that in less than ten years it would be turned into cattle ranches,’ says conservationist and founder of Stay Beyond Green, Costas Christ. ⁠Can tourism be a force for positive environmental change? Rebecca Cox explores…⁠

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Save The Date

July sees the launch of our ultimate wedding guide. From traditional to eccentric attire, a stunning engagement ring edit and the top destinations to tie the knot, we’ve got all the inspiration you’ll need to get hitched in style.

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Is it a Boat? A Plane? A Car?

Simon de Burton gawps at a bespoke Rolls Royce motorcar that would have Toad of Toad Hall in a spin.

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Treasured Islands

Sofia Tindall details the best places to stay on the Great British Riviera, from Osea in East Anglia to Hampshire’s Isle of Wight. ⁠

Summer: The Best Places To Visit In The UK This Season

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How We Eat Now

Restaurants are back on the menu, and buzzy new names are opening around the country. Ellie Smith tells us where best to book now, from Jericho eatery and wine bar Wilding in Oxford to Brighton hotspot Burnt Orange.

Best New Restaurants in the UK 2021

House Guest: The C&TH Interiors Podcast / Break Out Culture With Ed Vaizey