Side Street Style: About

Side Street Style

A UK family travel and lifestyle blog


 Side Street Style is run mainly by Laura, with a little help from her partner John

Laura, a South African expat living in Wales is freelance writer and photographer and is a snap happy girl with a real passion for travel.

John is a a traditional cut throat barber and together we love to explore the world, eat good food, enjoy the outdoors, indulge in our passion for fashion, homes and interiors as well as attempting to be great modern parents.

We have two sons, Mr A and Baby G.

We both love well made clothes, original ideas, practical designs, creativity, we are film and record collectors and love Scandi interiors.

This is our online inspiration board, a melting pot of everything worth saying. So get in touch and drop us an email at either

Britmums BIBS award winner 2015
MADS Blog Awards Finalist 2013 and 2014
Candis magazine Blog Awards Finalist 2013
Wales Blog Awards Finalist 2010.

The blog has been featured in

Cardiff Life magazine
Plastik Magazine
TK Maxx Cardiff Street Style Video segment
There Nibs Blog Press Page
Little Grippers Press Page
Interview on "A Village Town"
Interview on Life with a Side of Coffee
Interview on Wales Online
Brabantia Blog
The Whale and the Wasp Interview
Miss Patisserie Press
Easy jet - Short list

Laura is also a freelance writer and has written for

Buzz Magazine, The Skinny, Turn magazine, Cape Chat,,, Argos, Travelodge, Millenium Hotels, KLM city guide,
Huffington Post, Laura Ashley, Very magazine

Laura has also spoken on the subject of blogging at the Bristol WI and BlogConf 2014

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  1. Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog. Luv this b&w photo :)


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  3. hi, this is roxy from teacups and couture- I put up your link as requested- would you return the favor and link to me , as well?
    thanks much,

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  5. Such a warm, cozy blog - I love it!

  6. Hi, Laura. I have a special request and will need for you to send me an email.

    I am requesting permission to reprint a photo in a book about children's art that I am writing. I can show you which one and talk about all the details as soon as I hear from you.

    Thank you!!
    MaryAnn Kohl

  7. Laura, what a delightful family, and an equally beautiful and delightful blog! Thank you for sharing a bit of your life. It's wonderful. Kimm @married2theblog

  8. nice family blog and a cute baby!

  9. Love your blog - just discovered it through #MondayEscapes - and love the featured pic!

  10. Love your blog, it looks so fresh! Just came across your blog on the BiB 2016 finalists list. Wishing you lots of luck for Saturday and will make sure I say hi if I bump into you. Newbie blogger Sunita

  11. Hi Side Street Style Team,

    My name is Anuj Agarwal. I'm Founder of Feedspot.

    I would like to personally congratulate you as your blog Side Street Style has been selected by our panelist as one of the Top 100 Lifestyle Blogs on the web.

    I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this world. This is the most comprehensive list of Top 100 Lifestyle Blogs on the internet and I’m honored to have you as part of this!

    Also, you have the honor of displaying the badge on your blog.


  12. Hello Laura and John. I like your blog very much, you have an interesting content here. I just wonder if it is possible to submit a guest post on your blog? I couldn't find your email adress here, so it would be nice to hear from you


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