If you follow me on Twitter and/or on Instagram, you’ll know that Vix and I went to Lily and Anna‘s Picnic Meetup in Grosvenor Square last week.
It was a gorgeous sunny day and we had a blast having our giggly catch-up over salads, hummus, crisps, cookies and delicious Lemon Drizzle cake (cheers Anna!).
The girls started off butterflying from blanket to blanket for chats, but soon people started forming a queue to meet them (how English!) and it became a sort of receiving line that seemed to have no end.
About half-two we realised the queue had got a bit out of hand and, as Vix had to leave at 3pm, we gave in, cleared up our stuff and wandered off on our own to take some outfit photos.
So what does one wear to an English Summer picnic?
Well when the weather is as hot as it’s been this last week: preferably as little as possible!
Enter this beaut of a dress. I got it way back in the January Sales from H&M at an absolutely canadian pharmacy no rx bargainous £5. Seriously. A fiver.
Made from pale blue denim (or maybe it’s chambray? What’s the difference between the two anyway? #rhyming), it’s a size bigger than I’d usually buy but it was the last one and I just couldn’t resist!
The back is open and ties in a knot, it has an elasticated waistband (perfect for foodie events!) and (wait for it) IT HAS POCKETS. I really do love pockets on a dress. Makes my life so much easier when I can just pop my Oyster card in a pocket and don’t have to dig through my massive handbags for it…
Oh and another plus point? No need for a bra. Hurrah!