What will blogging will be like six years from now? Will this medium still exist? Will we be reading posts off our wrists? All I know for sure today -- the sixth birthday of the Style Maniac blog! -- is this: unexpected inventions, apps and networks will catch our eye; but the root remains the same: it all starts with a story, and wanting to share it in some way with the world. Thank you for reading my stories, all 632 of them over the past 72 months, and helping make my vision of a happy pretty oasis come to life and grow beyond the screen in ways I never could have imagined 2,190 days ago. What will blossom next? Tangled, wild, beautiful -- whatever it is, I hope we continue to experience it together.
Floral typography by Anne Lee Designs
As winter wraps her icy shawl around my part of the world, I wonder: Do you embrace the cold, sled on a snow day, snuggle up with a loved one in front of a fire? Or do you daydream of sunny isles with balmy breezes, and perhaps plot an escape? Tell me: how do you feel about winter?
Images: Winter Night - New York City by Vivienne Gucwa via Pack Light Travel Far. Mykonos Town, Greece via Coastal Living. See more on Style Maniac's Pinterest boards Winter Wonderland and Wish I Were There.
Robert Tabor for the Stuart Weitzman, fantasy shoe collection, a decades-long project celebrated in Jane Weitzman's book, Art & Sole. I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Jane about this project, her book and life with the iconic shoe designer. If you love art, fashion, books and Stuart Weitzman shoes you'll love our talk. Look for the Style Maniac interview plus a very special signed book giveaway, coming soon.
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