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What I Wore: Bradgate Park

Near where I live there’s a place called Bradgate Park. It’s basically just a big stretch of protected countryside filled with deer, streams and the ruins of Lady Jane Grey’s house (she was queen of England for nine days!) Because the land used to be part of a country estate it’s undeveloped and looks the same as it would have looked hundreds and hundreds of years ago. It’s weird to think that much of the English countryside used to look like this. It’s a beautiful place to go for a walk or a picnic and I have lots of happy childhood memories here.

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To walk around Bradgate Park I wore this gold vintage dress that I picked up for 5 euros in Paris. I don’t usually wear short-sleeved dresses (long sleeves or no sleeves only!) but I couldn’t resist buying this gold sparkly dress, it’s so shiny! My tights are also vintage, and I bought this vintage jacket from eBay a couple of years ago. It’s one of the warmest coats I own – the entire thing is lined with wool so it’s perfect for a blustery walk.

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Outfit details: Dress, Vintage (Paris) / Jacket, Vintage (Ebay) / Tights, Vintage / Boots, Ebay

I should go on country walks more often – it’s good for the soul! Have you got any plans for the weekend? I hope you’re having a fabulous Friday!