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Anika Ljung

Anika Ljung is a freelance fashion writer at The Zoe Report covering everything from latest trends to styling tips to industry features. She has written fashion, entertainment, and culture content for V Magazine, V MAN, CR Fashion Book, and Brides, among others, and is an assistant stylist for various independent creatives around the city.

Born and raised in Northern California, Anika graduated summa cum laude from Cal State University, Long Beach in 2020 where she was digital director of her school’s magazine, DIG Mag. While there, she was awarded second place for Best Arts or Entertainment Profile by the Los Angeles Press Club in April 2021 for her reporting on an immigrant dancer making her way in the United States. Upon receiving her B.A in journalism and B.A in dance, she moved across the country to attend New York University, graduating with her M.A. in journalism with a concentration in magazine and digital media in 2022. As a longtime dancer and lover of art and design, she now melds fashion writing, styling, and photography in her freelance endeavors.

In her spare time, she enjoys taking dance classes around the city, photographing on film, and thrifting in her Brooklyn neighborhood. You can find her at @anikamelane on Instagram and at


So You Want A New Pair Of Sandals? Here’s The Most Popular Styles This Summer

We love a delicate, strappy option.

By Anika Ljung


Dive Into Bathing Suit Season With The Biggest Swimsuit Trends Of 2023

A helpful guide to shopping.

By Anika Ljung


The Sunglasses Trends Everyone’s Talking About Wearing This Season

Such an easy to way switch up your look.

By Anika Ljung and Jess Ferguson


The Moto Trend Is Back & Cooler Than Ever

Sleek and chic.

By Anika Ljung


Inside The Inclusive Future Of Fashion Shows

From private events to public gatherings.

By Anika Ljung


Layering Outerwear Is Easier Than You Think — Take It From These Experts

How to brave the cold weather with style and ease.

By Anika Ljung