Founded in 2014 by Eloise Alice, ‘The Whimsical Wildling’ was originally created to acquire a voice in this black hole, commonly known as the Internet. The blog was initially born as a hobby and part of Eloise’s college fashion degree, however, this has rapidly changed and developed into something much more substantial. Overtime, the blog welcomed Eloise’s best friend and younger sister Tabitha as part of the team, working behind the camera and full of creative ideas, improving the blog profusely. In April 2016, The Whimsical Wildling was re-launched with a distinct goal: to inspire readers and preach self-love, compassion, confidence and being adventurous in all aspects of life. For the above reasons we like to think of The Whimsical Wildling as being born in 2016 and becoming an official site when it was re-launched.
Together, the two sisters chose the path of Veganism and this leads them through their content. The Whimsical Wildling encourages and guides readers towards the life of compassionate living, sharing cruelty free beauty products and fashion brands as well as vegan recipes, which, Eloise and Tabitha have created together in the kitchen. Health and wellbeing is another main focus, as The Whimsical Wildling believes in loving who you are and living life, both to the fullest and with the highest quality achievable.
Being honest and genuine is an exceptionally important part for The Whimsical Wildling as well as consistency; therefore, they try and produce three posts a week, shared every Tuesday and Sunday along with ‘Foodie’ Thursdays where a new recipe is posted or content is specific to Veganism. However, Eloise and Tabitha only blog as a hobby, consequently, the blog schedule may be unavoidably shifted, though this is not often.
What sets The Whimsical Wildling apart from the oversaturated blogging world is the unique, creative, artistic content. This is most apparent in the ‘Fashion Fables’ segment, which contains Fantasy themed fashion shoots. Here, a character from a Fairy Tale, Legend, Myth or piece of literature is taken and recreated with a combination of modernism and artistic twists.
The two partners in crime aim to create a world where, there is depth beneath the materialistic world of fashion and beauty, compassion is your strongest asset and the healthiest life is the best life. Moreover, where readers feel positive, liberated and as though they have a big sister (or in this case two!)
(All photos taken by myself or Tabitha Gallant unless otherwise stated.)