I’m amazed at how a bicycle can have an influence on a persons wardrobe and style… Since making the decision that a Pashley Princess was the bike for me, a wardrobe revolution was put in motion & is gathering pace! Some of this style inspiration has come to me in many guises, including: the visual romance of the bicycle itself: a traditional loop-frame like this conjures up images of classic style & grace. Add to this the quintessential Britishness of a Princess, and you get the idea of the style direction it may point you towards international cycle-fashionistas, thanks to the excellent blogs/sites that I’ve come across. From those listed […]
I am now the proud owner of a Pashley Princess Classic! The day started off on a good note: no rain & bright sunshine – which is exactly what I’d hoped for… not to say that I’m going to be a fairweather rider, but I really didn’t want my 1st experience of riding through the city to be in the wind and rain. As the weather was nice but stil pretty cold, I went for the cycle-outfit that I thought would be practical for the weather, but still stylish (it was really too chilly for one of my new tea dresses): Coat: Warehouse Jeans: Topshop Vintage Saddle Bag: Absolute Vintage […]
So, lets get this started… Even at 20something, I’m nowhere near as accomplished as the bloggers I’ve listed as my inspiration here. I’m essentially a new girl to the world of Cycling – both as an adult & in this City. The last time I actually owned a bike was years ago: I’d been given my sister’s BMX, which had been lovingly restored by our older brother. It was simple (if not a little boyish), but I loved it. He taught me how to ride on it & used to take me to Gloucester Park on a weekend to go cycling & build up my confidence on 2 wheels. As […]
About Lady Vélo
I started Vélo-City-Girl when I got my Pashley Princess in March 2010, after a ten year absence from the saddle. VCG is all about cycling and the many different forms it comes in, there is something for everyone.