8 Reasons Florals Are Always a Win

In my opinion, florals are one of the best, if not the best, pattern to be incorporated into a fabric. I spend half my week surrounded by hundreds of rolls of materials, and often shop for new fabrics, yet my…

Simple Days

I like to say my style is very simple. I adore fashion, and I truly believe it’s a way to express yourself, but I also like to dress to suit my surroundings and personality. I’m a Yorkshire girl at heart,…

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I'm Anika, I live in Yorkshire, I was born in May, and I blog about lifestyle and street style. Sometimes I share a photography session or two on here also. Take a look around - happy reading!

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Wedding Season

Did you know September is one of the most popular months to get married? Me either. Devastatingly, I’m suuuuuper single. It isn’t fun, but going to weddings is. I’m a total romantic, hopelessly. I love anything lovey-dovey, don’t hate PDA…

New Week, New Wishlist

Wishlist time! The best time. There’s something about shopping online that makes me feel so happy. Maybe it’s the idea of being all cosy, browsing sites like Rosegal, covered in blankets, with candles burning and my favourite playlist; all while…

Running in Style with Avenue 20

Last week, there was a little meeting going on at work, and I got to meet the lovely founder and designer behind Avenue 20, Natasha Pearce. We chatted for a little while, and she showed me two products from her…

Current Faves

Parks and Relaxation

Happy Saturday! Today, I’m escaping to the local park, as at the minute – I just need some time alone (and with my photographer sister). One of my favourite things about living in Yorkshire, is the easy access to escape…

That Stripe Life

There are so many tales about wearing stripes – which direction makes you appear skinnier or slimmer? I’ll never know. Being totally honest, I don’t actually care. I like stripes no matter what direction they’re going in. I know I…

A Sprinkle of Pattern

I’m wearing a leather jacket in August. Seems weird, but with the “summer” Yorkshire’s been having at the moment – it’s completely justified. That’s one thing I will never be able to get go of. Leather jackets (faux) are the…

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The Playsuit: A Summer Essential

There have been many occasions, where I’m attending an event, going out, or heading to a party and have no idea what to wear. It’s 300 million degrees out, it’s super sweaty and I’m too lazy to find a top…

Dear Teenage Me

Dear Teenage Me,   It’s officially been two whole years since you were a teenager and so much has changed. Let’s just say I’m writing this from the future, and I have some tips to help you through those rough…

There’s Just Something About Nature

I can’t put my finger on it, but there’s something about being outdoors that does wonders for my mind. And the weird thing is, I’m not an outdoorsy person at all. I’ve been camping once in my entire life, and…