Every Sunday in East London a magical place pops up - Columbia Road Flower Market. It's a paradise of greenery where stall owners cries fill the air and the perfume of a thousand flowers waft towards you. It's everything I could ever wish for. There's so much going on it's hard to concentrate on one thing and bright colour grabs your attention from all angles. There's a frenzied, chaotic atmosphere - that's actually a whole lot of fun! All in all it's just fabulous.
As it's been around for over 100 years you do feel like you're in a favourite spot of history and some of the seasoned Londoners selling have taken over the family business from generations before them. And they definitely do make you smile as they entice you with their wares.
The whole place has a really friendly feel to it and old Victorian shops and little cafes line the street along the market. Set just off the street is a little square that's filled with antiques and there was even the best little band playing jazz music. Can you think of anything better on a Sunday morning?
Flowers are one thing that will always make me happy. The boy got it easy, ooooh you've got me a big bunch of flowers, all is immediately forgive and forgotten! I'm not fussing what kind they are or where they're from. They could have been picked up from the bargain bucket because they'll start to droop tomorrow, but I'll still love them. So I think this is why the Flower Market goes down as one of my favourite mornings of last year! It was everything I could ever dream of.
And all that was left to do was pose with posy of flowers!
I love this frilly white shirt. I've been wearing it constantly since I got it and it's the perfect, pretty top to pop on for a Sunday with the flowers. I like how I can wear it in the office, but how it also look great tucked into boyfriend jeans for a more relaxed vibe.
A pair of sparkling shoes and a classic trench are all you need for a morning amongst the petals! Just make sure you have a big bunch of flowers to totter off home with!
Coat - Zara
Shirt - Primark
Jeans - 'Mom' Topshop
Shoes - River Island
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