wear this there: no197 chiswick fire station london.
merry olde england is about the best place i can think of to celebrate the holidays. let's pop on over the pond, shall we?
i’ve been missing jolly old londontown. it’s definitely one of my favorite cities, exuding charm everywhere you look, and it’s oh so merry at christmas time. there’s a darling abandoned fire station that’s been reimagined into a hot (no pun intended) posh hangout by architectural firm red deer, so if you’re seeking swanky cocktails and a hearty meal, head to no197 chiswick fire station — it won’t disappoint. the plush interiors are aesthetic perfection, from the pomegranate and pale pink velvet chairs to the casually cornered cacti. it’s the holidays, after all, so i say we bring out our very best in a vintage-inspired, feminine sheer pink blouse, paired with a very british navy blue pin-striped blazer, flared dark denim jeans, and some mod ankle boots. london’s chilly this time of year, so don’t forget a warm cashmere beanie and scarf. and oh, don’t forget the brellie either.
i think an appropriate read before heading out for the evening would be i was told there’d be cake — a sardonic, hilarious, and profoundly genuine read chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life by new york writer sloane crosley. her debut collection of essays is a charming and often laugh out loud celebration of youth and haplessness in all its unpredictable glory. i’ll cheers to that.
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