Every once in a while a sweet treat comes along that is so simple and gorgeous in its simplicity. Chevrons! Easy, simple, stripey, amazing!
As an American, I'm not super familiar with the traditional high tea ritual. Once for a bachelorette party I had tea at the Bellagio with a bunch of fancy ladies. We had champagne and lots of tiny delicious foods. This cake would have been a gaudy yet not unwelcome addition.