Broderie Anglaise & frills with Brora

It’s been a long time since I’ve had a piece of Broderie Anglaise in my wardrobe, especially some as nice as this. The brand Brora popped up in my emails and I was hooked, looking at all the beautiful items. Brora is famous for its top-quality cashmere. I had heard about that, but browsing online I didn’t realise how gorgeous all their clothing designs are, not just the cashmere but a really beautiful collection of clothing.

Broderie Anglaise

We spent a couple of days in London Visiting family and I also got to visit Ham House in Richmond Upon Thames. The gardens were absolutely beautiful. Haven’t we been lucky with the weather in the Uk?

It was a perfect opportunity to wear this gorgeous white blouse that has so much detail. It’s also available in the same style in green silk print. I chose white because, well it goes with everything doesn’t it? And if you’re going to have a white blouse in your wardrobe that you’re going to wear a lot then make it a good one that will last for years to come.

There’s so much detail in this beautiful Broderie Anglais Blouse

Broderie Anglaise

A beautiful double frilled cuff that’s softly elasticated. I always ruche my sleeves up! The collar is double frilled too and I love all the pintucks through the sleeves and the front of the blouse.

It felt slightly matronly to wear the blouse buttoned up to a high neck, I’ve just worn it loose like the model on the Brora website.

The gardens at Ham House were beautiful. Especially on such a lovely day.

Ham House is really lovely. If you’re ever on the West side of London it really is worth a visit. The gardens are so well manicured. There’s a lot of expert Topiary going on there!

How beautiful is the Wisteria growing up the wall? This is just outside the orangery where tea and snacks are served. It was lovely sitting outside taking in all the gardens and beautiful flowers. I filmed some of the gardens if you’d like to take a look over on YouTube. I will certainly be returning.

Just look at how perfectly manicured everything is. Hats off to the gardener!

Broderie Anglaise

I chose to style the Broderie Anglais blouse with yet another pair of Cigarette trousers from H&M I now have them in black, Navy, Beige and White.

Have you spotted the platform sandals? A big trend this year. I was glad to find these on the shoedrobe changeover! They are quite old but surprisingly comfortable.

A basket bag finished off the look. They hold so much, don’t they? Great for a day out. The Monica Vinader Pearl necklace was the only statement jewellery that I wore with the outfit. I let the blouse speak for itself.

broderie anglaise

I just had to share the detailing at the back of the Broderie Anglaise blouse. I recommend a look at the Brora brand. The summer dresses are to die for! I have my eye on this Linen one. I always collect a good piece of Linen each year for the summer months.

I’m sure you will catch me in this blouse paired with jeans or shorts maybe a skirt that I have in mind. But that’s the beauty of a good white blouse, isn’t it? It will go with everything.

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  2. May 17, 2022 / 12:55 pm

    These photos are spectacular! I love the backgrounds you chose. And the blouse is stunning on you. I love all of the detail!

  3. Jodie Filogomo
    May 9, 2022 / 6:34 pm

    That blouse is truly beautiful Laurie. It will definitely go with so much in your closet.

  4. May 7, 2022 / 6:06 pm

    What a pretty blouse, Laurie, and you wear it beautifully! The garden was lovely to see, as well. Have a great weekend!

  5. May 5, 2022 / 12:00 am

    Such a beautiful blouse! I love the platform sandals too although I couldn’t walk around in heels that high, I have to stick to trainers these days! Thanks for linking up!

    Emma xxx

  6. May 1, 2022 / 10:44 pm

    The gardens look lovely and that is such a nice statement white blouse! A really pretty piece for warmer weather 🙂

    Hope that you had a good weekend 🙂 It’s a nice relaxing long weekend here.

  7. April 26, 2022 / 4:50 pm

    The garden looks beautiful and so is your blouse. Loving the frill details.

  8. April 26, 2022 / 12:27 am

    The grounds look amazing. The blouse is so beautiful Laurie and you look lovely in it. Love your Cigarette pants, they are very stylish. I have never come across the word shoedrobe before but I love it. Have a great week ahead.

  9. April 24, 2022 / 8:45 pm

    I love that blouse and had one like it a long time ago. I wish I had kept it.

    • laurie
      April 25, 2022 / 8:41 am

      I know! It’s like going back in time with our fashion isn’t it Hilda. I used to have one similar too. xx

  10. April 23, 2022 / 10:56 am

    Wow, or looks so gorgeous there. We don’t see that much wisteria over here so I’m always enjoying it in the UK. Love your blouse!

    • laurie
      April 25, 2022 / 8:42 am

      Thanks Nancy. I loved it at Ham House. You will have to visit some day xx

  11. April 22, 2022 / 8:46 pm

    Beautiful shirt, Laurie. Love it 🙂

    • laurie
      April 25, 2022 / 8:42 am

      Thanks Claire. I love the Brora brand xx

  12. April 22, 2022 / 4:23 pm

    Stunning, both you and the venue. Looks like a super location Laurie. Jacqui x

    • laurie
      April 25, 2022 / 8:43 am

      Thanks Jacqui. It was nice to finally visit Ham House xx

  13. April 22, 2022 / 8:58 am

    Absolutely gorgeous, Laurie! And the location is simply superb. I wish we had places like that on our doorstep. When I get my new car, I’m going to start going out more and hunting down some gems! Off to have a look at that green blouse now!
    Suzy xx

    • laurie
      April 25, 2022 / 8:44 am

      I bet you have some amazing locations in Portugal Suzy. I can’t wait to explore! xx

  14. April 21, 2022 / 6:13 pm

    I do love a bit of broderie anglaise, and your blouse is absolutely gorgeous. It looks absolutely perfect with the cigarette trousers and heeled sandals.
    The photos of Ham House are stunning! xxx

    • laurie
      April 25, 2022 / 8:45 am

      Thanks Ann. It was a lovely visit. I wanted to share that gorgeous blouse in a good location. Perfect xx