Saturday, September 11, 2010

outfit post: Briar Rose


"She dreams, as she has often dreamt, of abandonment and betrayal, of lost hope, of the self gone astray from the body, the body forsaking the unlikely self. She feels like a once proud castle whose walls have collapsed, her halls and towers invaded, not by marauding armies, but by humbler creatures, bats, birds, cats, cattle, her departed self an unkempt army marauding elsewhere in a scatter of confused intentions." 
                                     Briar Rose, Robert Coover
Now Wearing: 
  • Fritzi, vintage rayon floral skirt, worn a top, thrifted
  • Tapestry floral vest
  • RL dark rinse short-shorts, thrifted
  • Floral lace net leggings, Target
  • Flaming Hag Folkwear, floral locket cuff, C&C
  • Aldo, black leather brogues, Aldo.com

16 comments:

Anika Sweetfaced Style said...

Hi Bella, what a beautiful post! I love the layered roses mixed with the shorts and tights, and the ballets is wonderful. thanks for sharing!

xx Anika

Eye said...

Rock ´n roll!!! You look great!!!! The thights are very pretty!

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Thank you Anika Sweetheart and Eye the Amazing! xo. -Bella Q

Heather Fonseca said...

Oh my gosh, I think I'm going to have to break down and buy a pair of lace tights. Seriously, I had some when I was 12 and I'm kinda scared to try the trend the second time around!

Dyanna Pure said...

It's a 90s babydoll! So very grunge. <3

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Heather you would rock the lace leggings!
Dyanna: <3 u 2!

sacramento said...

You have inspired my blog today my dear Bella.
I love your flowery top, and the complete creerful outfit.
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The Photodiarist said...

You look beautiful, Rosebud!!

Thanks for your comment by the way!

Isquisofrenia said...

love the floral pattern on this one
and i really wanna wear this outfit
head to toe

jemina said...

Bella darling, how I have missed you.... you look amazing and One of A Kind as always, you are the embodiment of perfect personal style. LOVE, ADMIRE and RESPECT
Jemina (((HUGS)))

the Citizen Rosebud said...

thank you so much my darlings! I've had a horrible day at work, and it was sweet to come home to your kind words.

Nathalie Maggiori said...

This post gave me a nice inspiration ... flower and lace combo ... such a great match!

Santina said...

Well, well, well...aren't you a mix master of florals?!? I am loving this look!

Santina

Ashley [Free Honey] said...

Love all the different florals. You always have such a bold look, its awesome. If you're gonna wear something, wear it loud, right?

the Citizen Rosebud said...

thank you! Ashely my sentiments exactly. Be bold or go home.

Elaine said...

Love the floral top with the floral leggings!!

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