This one's going to be a doozy... Recently I've been contemplating whether or not I want to continue blogging. It seems most people these days see fashion related blogs to be solely about narcissism, good photos, and free clothes. I began to forget why I even started this thing. Is anyone even still inspired by blogs? Is blogging another trend that's going to fade out faster than MySpace? Is the answer no and yes? Or yes and no?
If you keep up with my blog, you may have noticed my lack of interest in 'blogging' lately. I began to feel pressured into updating regularly and noticing a change in pattern in the way I dress myself. I was infuriated when I began seeing articles online like this, this, & this (I hate that last article the most). It honestly made not want to be associated with blogging. What I'm trying to say is, I realized blogging began to change my creativity. I caught myself thinking whether or not an outfit was 'blogworthy' or shopping based on whether or not I can blog about such and such article of clothing I buy. That is NOT how I want to do things. I think that's an awful way to express yourself. When I noticed that happening, I had to take a step back and figure out if I wanted to continue blogging or how I can change what I'm doing to make it more authentically me.
When I found myself caught in this pickle, I turned to my good friend Nicola for some words of wisdom. She couldn't have said it any better: