On Saturday, in between bouts of apocalyptic rain showers, I took my husband (the Monsieur Robot who put a ring on me) to The Petersham in Richmond for an afternoon tea date. Even though we were still in London, it felt like a little adventure. Getting on the train from Waterloo and walking along the River was quite magical, especially in the strange sun after the rain light.
We were given a little table by the large windows overlooking the Thames and the gardens and I could have stayed there for hours, staring at the kids running around and boats passing by, occasionally sipping on some champagne or tea.
I urge you to take your lover, best friend, boyfriend or fiancé and head there to just sit for a few hours, disconnected from the real world.
Sure enough I had to snap an outfit photo in the totally monumental “powder room” mirror. I’ve been fantasising about trouser suits for a little while, but wasn’t quite sure how to wear one without looking too business-y (as if I could, anyway). Now I am obsessed with finding more trousers / jackets combos. That would also give a new lease of life to the gazillion blouses with Peter Pan collars I have sitting in my closet.
I am wearing a vintage bag, blazer and blouse, H&M trousers, asos loafers. Justin is wearing a Lazy Oaf tee-shirt.
For more photos of the Petersham, head over to the MCM blog (link below).
Thanks to The Petersham for a lovely afternoon.