Tuesday, November 2, 2010

outfit post: the Essence of Fall

The uber-fabulous Kristy Elena, of Vogue Gone Rogue is hosting a special blogging event in which the participants are entered to win a week-long accomodation at at Greek Island get-away for the last week of May 2011. That's my birthday week, folks, so I signed up, and hope to win. 

All I have to do is to base an outfit post around the theme: the Essence of Fall. And all YOU have to do is vote by liking me on Bloglovin'. The top 5 participants who get the most votes become the finalists, and one lucky winner gets a lovely mid-summer holiday. GREECE IS THE WORD! 

(EDIT: The winner will be determined by the most votes given between Nov. 10th and Nov. 13th on Vogue Gone Rogue, who will be posting all five finalists on her blog and people will vote directly in the comments for the winner.)

So PLEASE vote by liking this post on Bloglovin' and cross your fingers for me! 

Now Wearing: 
  • Thrifted, '60's round sunglasses (best $2bucks ever spent)
  • Assorted necklaces
  • Free People, brown/pink/cream floral tube top
  • Thrifted vintage wool print cardigan (Thrift Town)
  • Craft Fair, Hand-made Corn Cuff (yes made from real dried corn!)
  • Thrifted, l.e.i. short-shorts (Thrift Town)
  • Fringe, floral tights
  • Vintage floral hand-bags
  • Mia Tan espadrilles wedge sandals
REMEMBER: the person with the most "likes" on Bloglovin' wins a free getaway to Greece! Go to Bloglovin' and click "like" on my post and I may win. Vote by November 9th, 2010. You can LIKE me here.
The Citizen Rosebud: The Essence of Fall

Contest runs from November 2nd to November 9th of this year. Voting ends November 9th, midnight, Italian time. Kristy Elena will announce the winner November 13th. 
Wish me luck! -Bella Q

 Here's a list of all the participants:  

Beyond Fabric


jemina said...

Ooooohhhh I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this ensemble, it is indeed the ESSENCE of FALL look!!!!

You look AWESOME Bella Babe!!!, you go girl!!!!


feministified said...

You look amazing, as always. Consider yourself 'liked'. <3

Estefany @ The Helmet Head said...

Great tights!!
I love them =)

mispapelicos said...

What a wonderful composition of colours. Just up my alley. You know how much I love mixing and matching colours and textures. I have already voted, and I do hope you will get it.
Un abrazo muy fuerte.

Penny Dreadful Vintage said...

This, I think, is my favourite of all your outfits. I love the mix of prints and those fabulous sunglasses. Wonderful!

Unknown said...

I LOVE everything about this outfit !!!!!!!!!!!
The color combo's, the perfect layers, a MAD sweater, skirt, leggings...........
WOW, I may have to edit my outfit for tommorrow ;)
Nah, too lazy :)
I love you anyway, but will keep voting everyday :)
how many times a day can i vote?
I'll add a link to my blog too, if u want ;)

Unknown said...

how do i link your image? there are a zillion numbers and letters after all of em?

Charleston said...

the kaleidoscope of colours is incredible!


I adore Free People. And the cardi over this shirt is fantastic! Good luck!

♥ V
twitter: @gritandglamour

kristy said...

AMAZING!!!!!!!! you have an incredible flair for pattern mixing and the end result is always a quirky chic that is totally you and totally fabulous. i love that you're wearing platform sandals with awesome tights. and i adore the sunglasses. adore. ADORE.

p.s. the winner will be determined not by the most bloglovin' likes but by the most votes given between Nov. 10th and Nov. 13th... i'll be posting all five finalists on my blog and people will vote directly in the comments for the winner. =) hope that clears it up a bit. goodluck!!!

Comtesse de ferveur said...

I think this is my favourite Citizen outfit ever - you look divine, I love everything and how you've put it all together in the spirit of Autumn!
xx Comtesse xx

Comtesse de ferveur said...

Wow - this has to be my favourite Citizen outfit ever! You look absolutely divine - I love everything and how you've put it altogether in the spirit of Autumn!
xx Comtesse xx

Comtesse de ferveur said...

Ach sorry, google gremlins made my post appear twice it seems, having wiped it once - or so I thought. My apologies. But your look deserves twice the praise anyway! xxx

T said...

This outfit is totally bad ass. Love it!

Sara said...

Bella you look beautiful! I hope you win girl!!

Lisa said...


Kitty said...

Pretty Lady,

My fingers are crossed for you. I'll make a wish for you to win at 11:11 too. You are the cutest.

Fritzi Marie

Anonymous said...

Cute tights!;)

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Thank you lovely people for all your well wishes. I've edited the list of participants. Hope you pay them a visit too, and check out their Essence of Fall. xo.-Bella Q

Isquisofrenia said...

wow theres a lot of print going on here!
only you can pull that off

Anika said...

well done on this amazing mix! I adore the outfit, it is so you! you are one fab dresser beautiful Bella <3

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Thank you IsQu, and Anika! <3

Sarah said...

I love your patterns-on-patterns in such a lovely autumnal palette. I am definitely reminded of fall berries, orange and red. And those amber glasses are amazing! Good luck in the giveaway.

Porkchop Rules said...

Love the sweater and sunglasses! GOOD LUCK I will make sure to vote for you.xxoo

Marta said...

I LOVE THIS OUTFIT!!!!!!! i am jealous that i cannot combine florals in such brilliant way as you do!!!! <3

stylenuggets said...

These colours of fall are looking amazing on you. Going to do my thing to vote now.

Anonymous said...

The collaboration of prints and texture in this look is incredible. I'm crazy about your sunglasses. Like $2 for real?!? Such a steal! Thanks for the thoughtful comment on my blog. Best of luck in the competition!! xx

Heather Fonseca said...

Layer it on!!! I love all the prints and textures and craziness. Fantastic. Keep it up!

Anonymous said...

I am follower #49! And I "liked." Is there a way to repeatedly "like" you?

I like the sweater with the dress--the mix of red patterns.

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Thank you!
@ Terri: just one like per bloglover. BUT if I make it to the top 5, I hope you'll vote for me Nov 9th!

Unknown said...

I must say you do have a way with mixing prints! I love it ALL.
I am so happy to have discovered you through this contest! Thank you for stopping by the comment you left was the sweetest.

Joy said...

LOVE those tights!! Good luck in the contest!!

Annushka said...

Wow!!! Wow!!! Wow!!!

Missa said...

Oooh, I like it, I like it. AMAZING pattern mash up! I wish you the best of luck in the contest and I just read the post about your job so I wish you the best of luck with that too :)

the Citizen Rosebud said...

thank you so much.
Missa, thank you for the extra well wishes. I sure can use it. xo.

Chloe Daley said...

This is AAAmazing.
I die.

P.s. I bought my own domain name and have linked you now!

Haine accesibile Online said...

Thanks for your coment. I'm glad you like the pohotos. Goog luck!

Meghan McNally said...

hi! Thanks for visiting my blog!

and good luck to you too! :)

Ashley [Free Honey] said...

Good luck!! You've got a lot going on here, but I think you can really pull it off. Fall on!


Such a lovely put together ;)
Well done!!!

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Thank you so much! I will try to check out your blogs!