Another town, another hat, and some great street photography – thanks Mr Frugalfashionshopper!
I’d decided to leave my lovely straw hat (see previous post) behind as the airline I was flying on has very strict rules about what you can and can’t carry-on. Actually, as soon as you start gathering to board you see everyone has much larger cabin-sized suitcases than you have, and are also trying to get as much as they can into a ‘small’ handbag, so maybe I could’ve taken my hat with me.
We spent most of that last day hanging out in Toulouse, visiting the world famous food market. Wow, don’t the French know how to eat and, moreover, display their food! We had lunch outside with the sun high and hot in the blue cloudless sky and then mooched around the shops sitting outside (again) for a last minute coffee. Here I am with our friend who’s lived in France for nearly 30 years. And yes, I’m wearing my black clothes in readiness for the grey British weather, which it was – grey, that is!
But I felt that urge – I needed to take a hat home with me.
And here it is. I spotted it in one of those chic boutiques that only France does so well. Not cheap, not second-hand, but I just loved it. That hat spoke to me so I had to buy it! And btw, remind me to buy another bra.
In fact, I loved it so much I wore it all through that last day, and on into the airport and on the flight (the rules) and all the way home.
That’s a good ad for the clothes company Toa.st
I like that the brim of the hat isn’t too large and floppy.
And here we are taking a final stroll back to the car and on to the airport.
I shall be back next year – can’t wait!
With love and thanks to our friends for being such wonderful hosts and to Mr Frugalfashionshopper for the photos
Penny, the frugalfashionshopper