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July 15, 2017

Old York

Outfit details:

Outfit 1: Club Monaco shirt, Club Monaco culottes (similar here), Hermes silk scarf (similar here), Lack of Color Spencer boater hat, Rayban round sunglasses, Coach borough bag (similar here), Aldo tassel sandals (similar here)

Outfit 2: Zara red striped dress, Dior Mohotani sunglasses (similar here), Gucci Lady Web bag (similar here), Zara suede platform heels (similar here)

If you followed my Italy posts, you’ll know that I was so surprised to have fallen madly in love with Florence. Similarly, I fell in love with York in a matter of minutes despite being pretty unenthusiastic about the small city. After checking into The Judges’ Lodgings, Dad and I headed out to find beautiful architecture, double fried fries, and fabulous live music in the cutest city square.

I wore this ruffled top and culottes from Club Monaco paired with the Hermès scarf I bought in Glasgow. You know that I love finding little vintage shops, especially in Europe (if you’re going to Paris, you need to check out Réciproque!), so when I stumbled upon Isabella’s Wardrobe in Glasgow I was thrilled. This place is an absolute gem. In fact, I also picked up the Lady Web bag that I wore with a striped Zara dress during our second day in York. Thankfully, you don’t have to travel all the way to Glasgow because she ships internationally!

We then went to see “The Shambles”, which is a street dating back to the fourteenth century that used to house butcher shops. Now, you can shop for anything from fudge to Harry Potter wands. Basically, it’s a must-see spot in York. 

We finished the day with the best dessert ever: sticky toffee pudding. We were riding on a tram in London and an English couple told us that if we were going to have dessert that it had to be sticky toffee pudding. It’s this moist cake, soaked in warm toffee, and covered with either custard or ice cream. We tried it for the first time at the Catherine Wheel in Bibury and ate it almost daily after that!

Day two took us for a walk around the city walls- a great way to see the city!

Finally, we took a boat cruise along the river and enjoyed our last few moments of peace and sunshine before taking the train back to London to catch our flight to Canada.

I hope I’ve inspired your fashion choices and ignited a wanderlust that you didn’t know you had! I had a blast touring around the United Kingdom with my Dad and can’t wait to share my next adventure with you.

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12 Comments

  • Mina

    I’d love to read more about the city, it looks so cute and chill. And that sticky pudding looks so delicious!
    Thanks for sharing your experience 🙂

    July 16, 2017 at 12:18 pm Reply
    • The Fashionable Physician

      It’s such a chill city! A total must-see.

      July 16, 2017 at 1:16 pm Reply
  • Lauren

    I’ve been wanting to do a weekend trip in the UK for a while and I think you have sold me on York! What a beautiful town!

    July 16, 2017 at 2:39 pm Reply
    • The Fashionable Physician

      You absolutely should! I’d love to hear about it too!

      July 16, 2017 at 8:47 pm Reply
  • Fiona Mai

    I love your outfits here! And all those lovely photos of York really reminds me of my trip to this town last year. York is beautiful and I want to go back already 😀

    July 16, 2017 at 2:57 pm Reply
    • The Fashionable Physician

      Thanks! It is just so beautiful. I wish I lived closer and could go more often.

      July 16, 2017 at 8:47 pm Reply
  • Rosalie

    I love your photos, you make York look so beautiful! I went there once for a couple of hours a few years ago, but I think I’ll have to go back again soon. How much did you love Betty’s Tea Room?

    Rosalie // rosaliegoes.co

    July 16, 2017 at 10:34 pm Reply
    • The Fashionable Physician

      I hope you do get to go back! It was wonderful- as all of the restaurants were!

      July 16, 2017 at 11:12 pm Reply
  • Richelle

    Okay, I need to try myself some sticky toffee pudding. hahaha But seriously, I need to go back to the UK as an adult. The last time I was there was when I was in high school!

    July 17, 2017 at 2:21 am Reply
    • The Fashionable Physician

      Any chance you get, you so need to try it!

      July 17, 2017 at 2:24 am Reply
  • Jewels

    I love the old town feeling of York. Your outfits are gorgeous!! They complement the scenery so well.

    August 6, 2017 at 10:36 pm Reply
    • The Fashionable Physician

      Thanks so much! I just love York, the architecture was so inspiring!

      August 6, 2017 at 10:57 pm Reply

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