Bec Oakes is a freelance journalist, blogger and cat mum to @britishblueivy based in Liverpool, UK.

She graduated with honours in English Language in 2020 from the University of Manchester where she gained significant writing and editorial experience at the UK’s largest student publication, The Mancunion as well as other local media outlets. Her work for the publication led to her receiving multiple journalism awards at both a local and national level. She also has experience in social media management and is confident using Adobe programming, navigating CMS and writing SEO friendly copy.

Since graduating, she has regularly contributed to online publication and writing community, The Indiependent, as well as representing her country as a disabled athlete on Team England Adaptive Abilities Pom. Alongside cheerleading, her main areas of expertise lie in fashion, art and culture.

Blonde Sartorial is a personal outlet that stands proudly alongside her education and journalistic experience. Expect fashion inspiration, travel writing (if the pandemic ever ends) and a unique perspective on life as a twentysomething.