DISNEYLAND DREAMING

Disney is “The Happiest Place on Earth” they say and I agree one hundred per cent! Standing at the bottom of Main Street with Sleeping Beauty’s Castle on view in the distance and a perfect blue sky above – all of my childhood memories come flooding back. Disney has it’s very own sights, sounds and smells and I never get tired of them. It’s no surprise then that a trip to Disneyland Paris was the perfect way to celebrate the end of A-levels. When it comes to styling and outfit for a day in the park, comfort is paramount but I didn’t want to sacrifice style for comfort entirely. Zara sale again gifted a perfect white cotton top; loosely fitted with an elasticated bardot neckline, a cute tie back and this season’s obligatory statement sleeve. I paired this with an adorable sage green, frill bottomed, double layer mini (not Minnie!) from H&M. Of course, no outfit for a day in the park would be complete without a pair of comfy trainers and a pair of sparkly Minnie Ears!

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ZARA – SHIRT (SIMILAR OPTION)

ZARA – BAG (SIMILAR OPTION)

 

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MAD HATTER’S AFTERNOON TEA

There’s nothing more British than an Afternoon Tea. In true British style as a Birthday treat I indulged in Sanderson Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea; an eccentric twist on the traditional charming style. From the moment you step into the Sanderson courtyard you feel just like you have tumbled down the ‘Rabbit Hole’ à la Alice herself. Our marble table for two was already set with themed crockery, the menu secreted inside a vintage hardback classic – such a novel idea! Sugar cubes were hidden within a child’s jewellery box complete with twirling ballerina; a sure way to reignite those childhood memories. You are offered a selection of aptly named flavoured tea’s; samples of which are displayed in miniature bottles for you to sniff along with descriptive cards to help you make your choice. I opted for the Cheshire Cat, which included flavours of chocolate infused with orange. The tea is given in a royal pot complete with a quirky crown. The waiter delivers the tiered cake stand littered with a delectable array of whimsical sweet and savoury foods. Your senses are awakened. With abnormal twists; green sandwiches, quail eggs bursting with goo, garish blue caterpillars and ice cream plant pots the Afternoon Tea goes beyond your wildest dreams. Each item confuses the tastebuds, every bite a new flavour bursting. After a variety of unique flavours the tea is finalised with a scone, clotted cream and jam keeping true to the tradition.

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SANDERSON MAD HATTER’S AFTERNOON TEA

 

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