Exploring in Floral

15 June 2017

Eldwick, UK
Going for walks has got to be one of my favourite things to do. It’s a very basic activity, you don’t need much, but the benefits are always positive. Whenever I’m in a bad mood, not feeling well, or want to get some easy exercise in, I just go for a walk. Luckily for me, I live in quite the scenic area of Yorkshire, so a beautiful stroll is only two steps away.
What I wear on a walk depends on each day. Today, was a beautiful summer’s day so I wanted to be a little girly and threw on a floral dress from Next. Florals have been my favourite pattern since being a child. The print can come in basically any shape or size and can be worn to literally anything – which makes them awesome. Unfortunately, when I pulled up to my location, a rainstorm broke out (I knew this sudden heatwave was too good to be true) and the woods quickly filled with water. But the best thing about post-rain walks, is that everything looks SO. MUCH. GREENER. The trees and plants are even more alive!

Converse have become a big go-to shoe to me recently, and I feel like up until now, I was really taking them for granted. I’ve had this classic pair since school, and they’re still in top condition (minus the mud). I love how they add a casual twist to this look paired with a denim jacket. Converse all the way! Shop the pieces from this look below!

Into The Woods | Gallery

3 December 2016

Eldwick, UK
One of my favourite things about living in Yorkshire is the scenery that’s simply footsteps away. It’s one of the main reasons I won’t move to London, I need these kind of views every day. I live in a tiny village in the West of Yorkshire, with moors right outside my bedroom windows. However, between the moors and my house, is this huge valley which everyone just calls “The Woods”. It’s easily become my happy place, because it’s hidden, untouched and peaceful. The only sounds you can hear are from the brook that runs through the valley and hundreds of birds. It’s one of the best places to run away to, and as it’s so close to home I’m there basically every day. 

My Top Travel Destinations

8 November 2016

London, UK
Technically, we’re nowhere near the end of the year – but I’m already feeling reflective and it’s time I do something about it… write a blog post. Anyway, it’ll be Christmas before we know it and then it’s New Years’ Eve and 2017 begins. I can’t wait, I think it’s going to be an awesome year. Anyway, I haven’t done an awful lot of travelling this year, and even though I’ve experienced so much more through blogging, I still miss jetting off somewhere nice. Believe it or not, I’ve only had one beach holiday in my entire life, and it blew my mind. I also went to Oslo in 2015 – best city ever. Still, there are many more places I want to go.

Next Spring 2017 Press Day

6 November 2016

Marylebone, London, UK
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 day in London is exciting as it is, but being able to have a sneak peak and the newest trends is one sweet cherry on top. As I walked into One Marylebone, the wide variety of clothing and accessories immediately gave me a ‘jungle’ feel, as the shelves were decorated with leaves, vibrant green plants and wooden crates. The room was lively, perfect for spring.

Next's #ProjectTaxi Blogger Event

2 October 2016

Shoreditch, UK
On Thursday 29 September, I travelled from Leeds Train Station all the way to King's Cross in London to attend an event the lovely girls at Next invited me to. I've been to a few events with Next, but as always, I was feeling incredibly nervous about being around such amazing and talented people. My night was actually made much better by my new blogger friend, Monique from, who reached out to me on Twitter after I tweeted about being alone - how lovely! Check out some of the photos from the event below:
Next's Velvet Print Boots were easily my favourite shoe of the night!
Overall, I really enjoyed the event, especially the amazing cocktails that were on offer, I had two drinks and was ready to party! Not only was it amazing to see some of the stunning accessories Next has to offer, including the Velvet Print Boots which were a personal favourite for me, but it was amazing to see some of the bloggers I have looked up to for so long! From Patricia Bright to Leanne Lim-Walker, I saw so many of my favourites! As a bit of a newbie blogger, it can be really hard to meet new people and this event was no different - it's super scary to just approach people and introduce yourself, luckily most the bloggers were very friendly and flashed a smile.

Regarding the displays and accessories, Next is definitively stepping up their game as a high street store, a lot of the items on show reminded me of the type of pieces you would see in Zara; sophisticated but simple and stylish. I'm not big on clothing/accessories that's over the top, or I think an outfit should have just the one staple piece for an every day look, and a lot of the bolder shoes by Next could be that staple. The event was absolutely brilliant and I loved being back in London - thanks Next!
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