Sunday, 13 October 2013

Up, up and away: An escape to Hogwarts

So most of you already know that I’m a total nerd, but did you know that I’m a total Harry Potter nerd?! Well, I am – a huge one!

I’m not going to bore you with the whole “when I first read Harry Potter” story, but the books were (and still are) part of a series of books which will live with me forever. Books have always been an escape for me, and J.K Rowling captured the essence of childhood escapism in all of us. I also love the movies, so was deliciously thrilled to head the Harry Potter Studios with my gorgeous friend, Hanna.

If I talked about how much I loved the tour and all the little intricate touches, this post would be a mile long, so I’m just going to say this: If you love Harry Potter as much as I do and are yet to visit the studios, it will be the best money on any tour you will spend. It was everything I could have wanted it to be and I can’t wait to go again (hopefully later this year)!

I felt I needed to wear something that said ‘escape’ to me, and I went to my old faithful, Lady Vintage London for the inspiration. This dress is so gorgeous! The hot air balloon print and silky, light material was perfect for such a day. I kept the rest of the outfit simple with my usual light cardigan and ballet flats:
Cardigan: South (via Very)
Belt and Shoes: Primark
Tights: Boots
Bag and Snood: Dorothy Perkins
Print is cute!

For those not as obsessed as me, I'll leave it there, but for all my fellow nerds, I have posted some pictures below.

Hope you're all well and like the new blog name!

'til next time :)

*waves* to all my fellow Harry Potter pals! Now, I took over 300 photos during the tour and had the hardest time whittling them down, but here are a few snippets – cue Harry Potter Nerd-Out!

Hanna posted a pic of our arrival :) (@fattyschallenge on Instagram)

I know I've been accused of being a member of the lollipop guild, but this is ridiculous!

Trying not to grin like a goon

Because we're just TOO cool ;p

The detail is just incredible! 

So happy with the pictures although, I'm not sure what I'm going to do with all of them....

'til next lovelies!



  1. Ah I love Harry Potter, your pics are great! I really want to go! xxx

    I left my heart in Miami

    1. Hi Sophie. You really should, I had the best time! It'll exceed your expectations for sure :) xx