Wednesday, 18 December 2013

cape at christmas in broadway

Broadway. The Jewel of the Cotswolds! That is how some people refer to this beautiful village and I agree. A charming, magical place which holds a special place in my heart. I always get quite emotional when I visit here as it is still unspoilt and very beautiful. A piece of paradise.

Broadway dates back as far as the Roman times and at one time boasted thirty three public houses which there are still signs of today. Many of the limestone buildings date from the 16th century. The front doors of these lovely houses are just delightful in themselves.

This has to be my favourite row of houses in the village. Can you imagine living in one of these? 



We came across this guy driving an Austin 7 racing car that he was restoring. He looked like he would have been at home in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'! He posed for us and we gladly took a photo of him as he said he didn't have any photos of him in his pride and joy! Then off he went with a cheery adieu in his German accent!
I wore my much loved cape for this trip. I have a real love for capes and own quite a few in different colours! I wore it with a soft, comfy pink sweater and jeans and my Zara scarf. I spotted the booties when I was out shopping with my daughter. We both fell in love with them so we both bought a pair!




We stayed all day browsing round the village and quaint, little shops. I wanted to see the Christmas lights before I went home and I'm so glad I did; just beautiful. 

Have a lovely Wednesday.

Zara cape - last seen here
Topshop jeans - last seen here
Zara scarf - wardrobe
Primark booties
H&M satchel
Primark sunnies - wardrobe


22 comments:

  1. Just lovely. I love the Cotswold's its such a beautiful place.
    Got a bit of scarf envy, fab colours xx

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    1. Awww, thank you so much. It is beautiful, isn't it! I feel like I'm stepping back in time when I visit here. xx

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  2. Looks lovely, like something from bygone times.
    Great cape.

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    1. It's a very magical place and it's always hard to leave! I've had the cape a while but I still keep bringing it out as I love it so much :-)

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  3. I just LOVE your style and these pictures are so beautiful.

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    1. Thank you so much Eliza, I'm so glad you like them :-)

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  4. Hi Rachel!
    How are you doing?
    Tks for the tour, i love and love those English villages, It's like watching an episode if Miss Marple!
    I'm stuck in the bus going to the subway lots of snow and traffic
    Your lovely post made some how enjoyable

    Hugs

    Arianexxx

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    1. I'm well thanks Ariane, it is like going back in time when you visit these lovely villages in the Cotswolds. I'm glad I was able to make your journey a little less unpleasant. Hope you are well too. :-) xxx

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  5. I haven't been to Broadway since I was a kid, I'd probably appreciate it a bit more now! Gorgeous photos of a lovely place, and of course you look as elegant and stylish as ever, your cape and scarf are a gorgeous combination. xxx

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    1. You would love it Curtise! The only drawback is having to leave to come back home!! Thanks for your lovely thoughts on my outfit, it's made my day. xxxx

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  6. That cape looks INCREDIBLE! And love the golden tones! U look AWESOME!
    kisses
    xoThe Beckerman Girls

    www.BeckermanBlog.com

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    1. Wow! What a lovely comment. That is so kind of you to say! I have a big, beaming smile on my face now xxx

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  7. The cape, scarf and jumper all look so nice and work together superbly. Lovely cool outfit

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    1. Awww thank you so much. I've been after a jumper to go under my cape for a while and I fell in love with this one. :-)

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  8. What an absolutely beautiful post. You look gorgeous in your cape and every single photo is just stunning. It was a total pleasure to read this xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my post. I'm so happy that you enjoyed reading it. There are so many beautiful photo opportunities in this lovely village xxxx

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  9. Love this post. You look fabulous in your cape and those booties are too die for! Amazing pictures, so beautiful.

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    1. I'm so happy that you enjoyed the post. Thank you so much for saying such lovely things. These booties are so comfortable as well, I'm so glad I bought them :-)

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  10. It looks like a lovely place to visit.

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    1. It is such a beautiful place to visit, Louise. I'm already planning my next visit! :-)

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  11. Gorgeous outfit & gorgeous post! I love all those doors! The first ones remind me of Tunisian doors! I love the cape & jumper! Ax

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    1. Thank you so much, I love it here. There are so many gorgeous front doors in the village it was hard to choose which ones to put on the post! xx

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