Next Spring 2017 Press Day

The lovely people at Next invited me down to London on 02 November to check out some of the pieces that will be features in the Spring 2017 collection, from Womenswear right through to the stunning Homeware range. Spending a…

Back to the Office

 A few months ago, I would be the last person to show even the slightest level of enthusiasm for the workplace. The idea of being in an office drives me nuts, but with my current job, working as a marketing…

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I'm Anika, I live in Yorkshire, I was born in May, and I blog about lifestyle and street style. Take a look around - happy reading! Contact: anikamay@outlook.com

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That Khaki Coat

As you may know, I love a good coat. In my ‘Blue Marshmallow’ OOTD, I mentioned how much I really, really like coats – and that’s still true. On occasion, I have to avoid the coats and jackets section of…

Stila Cosmetics Face Haul

There’s always one brand you go back to, no matter how much you try to experiment with different products. For me, Stila has become that brand. As the frugal person I am, spending money on makeup is one of my…

Let’s Go to the Gym

A year ago, I would never be seen at a gym. I always assumed gyms were for the super-fit, exercise enthusiasts. However, after one massive kick, and a spur-of-the-moment burst of motivation, I decided to try at least a whole…

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10 Perks of Being a Tall Girl

Growing up tall was something I always saw as a challenge. It can be awkward and uncomfortable, especially if you don’t like the spotlight. I used to always wish I was short, just because that seemed to be the idea…

50 Blog Post Ideas for a Rainy Day

It’s incredibly easy to hit blogger’s block. Every so often, I find myself stuck for ideas and it can become quite discouraging, especially when I’m eager to post. So rather than sitting in a blogging drought, I occasionally jot down…

Fantastic Faux

I happen to be one of those people that are always freezing cold. No matter what I wear, if I spend a certain amount of time outside, I’ll get cold. A fresh spring breeze is hitting Yorkshire, and I think…

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My Top 5 Reality Shows

I have a guilty pleasure. It’s low-brow and I’m not proud of it, but I love cheesy reality shows. The cheesier the better. They’re good, cheap entertainment and a good distraction on a lazy day at home. Whenever I’m unwell,…

It’s Still Wellie Season

So technically, it’s spring. Honestly, there’s been very little snow and I’m quite disappointed as 2015/2016 was expected to have one of the worst winters ever. Actually, there’s only been two days of traffic-stopping snow in West Yorkshire, and the…

Six Ways to Make Your Lunch Break More Exciting

Lunch could easily be described as the best part of a working day. There’s no stress and there’s food – what else do you need? However, a lunch break can be boring if there isn’t much to do. I’ve read…