The winter solstice is upon us, and while nature closes her eyes during the longest night of all the year, the Evergreen tree stands tall, draped in snow or adorned in bright lights and candied ornaments. What else can warm our homes and spirits as gently and mightily as the Christmas tree?
As the solstice moon rises, how can we at MissArtemiss not think beatifically of our namesake? For, Artemis, daughter of Zeus and self-appointed goddess of the wilderness and protector of young girls, is also goddess of the moon.
And what better night than tonight's winter solstice for Artemis to take her golden bow and arrow and come out to play beneath her proudly shining moon?
Perhaps a deer will join her? For the deer and the cypress tree were sacred to Artemis. She is also famous for her golden bow and arrow, for this was one of her wishes she asked her father Zeus to grant her. Another of her wishes was for a knee-length tunic so that she had the freedom to move through the wild world she loved so much.
At MissArtemiss we proudly honor the wishes of Artemis! We crafted our twirling dress to match what Artemis envisioned. It hits just above the knee to grant little women the freedom to run, jump, and climb. So that when adventure strikes they are as ready as can be.
Now, what will your winter wish be this year...