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Chic Spotlight: An Explorer’s Heart

An Explorer’s Heart is a travel and style blog launched by Lauren Powers.

Cbus Chic: Tell us more about An Explorer’s Heart!
Lauren Powers, Founder of the blog An Explorer’s Heart: An Explorer’s Heart is a style and travel blog based in Columbus, Ohio. 

Cbus Chic: What inspired you to launch your blog?
Powers: I love to travel to see & experience new things. The name of the blog comes from my love of travel. An explorer is a person who loves adventure, to see new things. The heart aspect refers not only to my love of travel, but to idea of having an open mind and looking for adventure anywhere. 

Cbus Chic: Who’s behind it?
Powers: My name is Lauren Powers – I was born in California, but have lived in Columbus for over 15 years. I studied art & business in college, but I now work in law. 

Cbus Chic: When did you launch your blog?
Powers: I launched my blog a few years ago after struggling to find a job after college. The blog became my creative outlet and a place where I could connect with others about my passions. 

In addition to fashion, Powers also shares travel posts on her blog.

Cbus Chic: What topics do you cover on An Explorer’s Heart?
Powers: I cover style and travel. 

Cbus Chic: What’s been your favorite blog post thus far?
Powers: My favorite posts would have to be anything relating to New York Fashion Week. I have been fortunate to be able to go two years in a row and it was a dream come true for me. It’s so inspiring to see the artistry that goes into fashion, to be surrounded by other like-minded people, and to experience New York City. 

Cbus Chic: What makes An Explorer’s Heart unique?
Powers: I’m not into fast fashion or trendy experiences – I try to share stylish pieces that can be worn time and again. I also try to share travel experiences that are fun & exciting, but affordable and realistic. 

Cbus Chic: Is there anything new on the horizon for your blog this year?
Powers: I’m excited to continue to grow my blog and to share some fun trips. 

Cbus Chic: Where can readers go to learn more and follow along with An Explorer’s Heart?
Powers: The best place to keep up with my latest posts is on Instagram.

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