Picnic in style

Sunday, 28 August 2016


Summer is drawing to an end and therefore the warm summer evenings are as well. I challenged myself this Summer to make use of them. I also challenged myself to showcase Britain's finer Summer destinations. Cambridge has some beautiful places to picnic, tourist destinations to see and of course photo opportunities to be had. The other evening I packed up all my picnic essentials and set to it. 

A picnic has the versatility to be a casual or a luxury affair. So what is the happy medium? How do you picnic in style?  Including outfit, food, blanket and wine?

The Blanket  

The blanket is the trade mark piece of the picnic and a good check never goes amiss. Instead of the usual red I've opted for a green and beige. It has a more thicker luxurious feel to it and the fabric feels long lasting.

Here are a couple of options on various budgets for your stylish blanket.
Pure New Wool Picnic Rug in Panda Tartan with wax waterproof backinghttps://www.google.co.uk/shopping/product/12768848159336183175?q=green+picnic+blanket&client=firefox-b-ab&biw=1143&bih=736&bav=on.2,or.r_cp.&bvm=bv.131286987,d.d24&tch=1&ech=1&psi=R7bCV5-QOMfzUJj5rOgE.1472378448179.5&prds=paur:ClkAsKraX_kJ_eNmpxrK8tlZxhHm_tJiGbvfwHh375rGkLEThSM5p7XWFxFHDWHAHwW0jxHK3B8_lYoVrE6NvcBDXeFHMUpuyRdweNJUORu0SbGr9R1SSzMkdxIZAFPVH73KK4LwgI3e7SOi8MFbEW7w1mbonQ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjoiujK7uPOAhWdF8AKHXSRBjg4FBDzAgiyAjAA https://www.google.co.uk/shopping/product/6625168888186582361?q=green+checkered+picnic+blanket&client=firefox-b-ab&biw=1143&bih=736&bav=on.2,or.r_cp.&bvm=bv.131286987,d.ZGg&tch=1&ech=1&psi=MLLCV_OBIIHQgAbOnZ3QAg.1472377400314.3&prds=paur:ClkAsKraXzZ0uwe1GbmnLOYTVJEFIl93BuawdEU5Z3BC7Ev1-7jKWW39Sp6Pg7dP0ZTirmenqtGoNXBFSZX9kxbikPybDCV1TsqoI2CpJtm04izsC3xRYSfRfRIZAFPVH711PvnTCB1p5RM3b6LNkDZjio-7wQ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjH39ud6ePOAhVWFMAKHcObA38Q8gIIoQQwBg

Food and cutlery

Food is obviously a vital part of the picnic. Probably my favourite part.. ha! Long gone are the days of sandwiches though. Cakes, pastries and anything sweet go undoubtedly well with an evening sunset picnic. You can bake you're own cake or if you're lazy buy it. A little bit of luxury never hurt anybody. 

The outfit 

When I think picnic, I think dress. Yes if you know me well enough I think dress for everything. But for this occasion I think A-line dress, and a more demure neck line. I paired my outfit with a see through bomber jacket. Light enough to keep me warm from the dropping temperature but not thick and bulky for a Summer night.

(They only have powder blue left of the dress)


Finally a stylish picnic wouldn't be complete without a beverage, a glass of champagne, white wine or a spirit complements the sweet treats in your hamper. Breathe, relax AND ENJOY! 
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  1. I love a good picnic in a park. It looked like you had a fabulous time.


  2. Finally a stylish picnic wouldn't be complete without hiking...

  3. Fabulous picnic party. Definitely you have a lovely time out there. And according to mine thinking, Style represent ourselves and values too. That is definitely incomplete without some photo shot in kilts like kilts for sale Scotland