Sunday, 30 October 2011

Halloween at Alnwick

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Yesterday, Halloween came a day or two early as I took a small trip to Alnwick Gardens in the North of England. Upon entry to the Treehouse Cafe & Restaurant, we found Halloween decorations aplenty in the most perfect setting. Unfortunately the heavens opened as it poured with rain and blew a cold and gusty wind, so we took shelter for a while with coffee and cake, as well as taking time to look bemusedly towards the skeleton in the cafe.

Thankfully I felt snuggly warm in The Échapeau* sent to me recently by L for Lazarus. I love the concept of this scarf and hat combination as the two can be worn together or separate. My choice was the Livvy style in tweed grey, I really like the fact that I can feel warm but still stylish, the two rarely go together!

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L for Lazarus Livvy Échapeau ~ Vintage 60's coat via Decades at Etsy ~ Jaeger breton top ~ Zara trousers ~ Jeffrey Campbell boots ~ Top Shop three quarter leather gloves (old)

*Échapeau (Noun): An elegant hat and scarf combination created and named by L for Lazraus. derived from the French word for scarf (écharpe) and hat (chapeau). Can be worn as either one stylish piece, or as a classic hat and scarf set. For women who love to use the accessory to enhance their individuality.

19 comments:

  1. Great shots! Love your coat <3 The place looks amazingly creepy! x

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  2. Spooky! Love the coat with the gloves and striped top, really nice outfit. Enjoy your Sunday, Love from London xo

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  3. Love all of these. Beautiful coat, too! x hivenn

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  4. I live in Newcastle and made a trip with my family there yesterday. I love Alnwick.

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  5. I adore that cute hat/scarf! ^^ All the haloween decorations look so lovely and spooky. Your photos bring me in the right mood for some scary movies! Hope you had a fantastic day, eventhough it rained :) x

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  6. You look super snug! What a fab idea for a hat!! XX

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  7. oooh i love the hat and scarf combo !
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  8. Looks like you had a spooky time! Great hat and scarf. Isn't it lovely when they dress the place up?

    X x

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  9. when i was looking at the images i was thinking a wonder what you call that head thing, though i don't think i'll be dropping it in convo any time soon. i can't say it. massive caramel slice!

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  10. That scarf-hat is definitely unique. I've never carved a pumpkin before! This must change some day. Looks like a lovely Halloween themed day out!

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  11. those halloween decorations are great! and that slice you had looks good as well, haha.

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  12. Love their halloween decorations, the skeleton is very creepy x

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  13. I visited Alnwick this time two years ago and absolutely loved it! Definitely plan to go back. NHG x

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  14. This is one of my fave outfits of yours to date, just perfect!

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  15. your scarf/hat looks so very cosy!

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  16. Your hat is super fun, lovely photos too! x

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