Thursday, 9 March 2017

pastel dreams











Coat&Shirt - 2nd hand
Scarf - Grandma's old
Jeans - H&M
Shoes - New look
Rucksack - Amazon





On my most recent trip to London with my friend Emma (who took all the photos of me in this post - tah!), we visited Notting Hill and Portobello. I'd never actually been (and neither had she); there's so much of London that I still need to explore! That is definitely one of my favourite things about the city - no matter how many times you visit, no matter how long you live there, there's always something new to see and experience. We weren't actually looking to buy anything but had a nice wander around the Portbello Road Market, and ate lots of crepes and other goodies. Even though this was back in January, it was such a pretty, sunny day that we did end up buing sunglasses (that I have now already managed to break and am on the hunt for a small screw to repair them even though they, of course, weren't expensive). Even if you only go to see them, the colourful and pastel houses are just so lovely. I like how blogger-like it is to take pictures in this area, but because our day and walk here wasn't too planned, neither were the photos. If I had planned to take photos in the pastel streets I'd most likely put together a different outfit. But now I like the contast between pastels and my bolder colours. My original text for this post was merely:

"Pastels and Orwell. Such blogger. Very London. Wow."

And I feel like that is basically all I've really said and want to say. Hope you're all having a great week!

12 comments :

Joanna Joy said...

These photos are so pretty with all the pastel colors of these homes. A day wandering around Notting Hill and eating crepes sounds amazing. You are wearing a very cute scarf. Thank you for sharing your journeys with us. So lovely!

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Laura Mitbrodt said...

This is my dream photo location. I love the pastel colours
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Lyosha Varezhkina said...

very nice photos and causal look! I like your scarf - it's very useful and pretty!

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The Reader's Tales said...

What a pity you have not been to Portobello market on Saturday. You would have loved the London buzz...

Style For Mankind said...

Such a nice post!

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Constance Murphy said...

Love your outfit! The shirt is amazing and you look really pretty!

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Beautorgeous World said...

Nice blog =)
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Gail J said...

Such an iconic place to take a photo for bloggers right? lol These pastel doors really make me miss London :( And love your smile girl :)


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Ania Zarzycka said...

Wow!! You look so classy dear <33 lovely place :)
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The Fashion Folks said...

Notting Hill is just such a pretty part of London, one of my favorite places in the city! The pastel houses are so dreamy! Xx

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Hena Tayeb said...

oh wow so beautiful.

Laura Jones said...

Joanna Joy - thank you, dear! and it definitely isn't the most awful way to spend a day, ha! thanks a lot! xx

Laura Mitbrodt - it's such a blogger trap, haha! but i do love it too, hun:-) xx

Lyosha - thank you very much, love! x

The Reader's Tales - oh, i actually think this was a saturday, hon. it was really good! x

Style For Mankind - thank you, hen! x

Constance Murphy - thank you very much, chick! x

Beautrgeous World - cheers, pal! x

Gail J - haha, it certainly is! hope you'll get to be back in london soon, doll! and thank you:-) xx

Ania Zarzycka - thank you so muc, gal! it really is:-) xx

The Fashion Folks - it really is, lovely! love the pastel colours, and i need to explore the area more the next time i'm in the city! :-) xx

Hena Tayeb - isn't it though, lady! xx