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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

outfit post: Pillar Box Red

Call Waiting: Pillar Box Red gets YOU to the Front of the Line.
Use your imagination. Does my outfit remind you of anything?
Something you might step into to make a phone call? 
Maybe drop off a letter? Well, look again. 
Now Wearing: 
  • Red Knit Cap- thrifted
  • Grey Over-sized T-shirt with "capped" sleeves
  • Vintage Inspired Wool Jacket- Target 
  • Felted Wool Blossom Pin- Worf (Midtown Bazaar)
  • Grey Twill Shorts- Target
  • Wool Bracelet- TactileQuality (Etsy)
  • Pillar Box red tights- We Love Colors
  • Strappy Black Leather Wedges- Target



RETRO REVA said...

this outfit makes me happy!
You rock the reds!

Please may I? said...

Love the outfit! Red is one of my favourite colours even when I had a work uniform that was red I didn't mind. My favourite red item has to be a stunning pair if high heels, combining two of my favourite things.

Looking hot my dear.

X x

Michelle's Style File said...

Love all the RED!!


The Elegant Bohemian said...

Red should be your signature color!!! Looks FABULOUS and I'm all over your little flower pin! ~Serene

Veshoevius said...

hahahaha! How did they get there? So funny to see these iconic English landmarks over there. Did you know with mobile phones that the red telephone boxes are in danger of extinction?
Love the red tights and hat!

Anika said...

I love your ode to the red classics :) warms my British heart to no end, and you look so fab. And, you shot the pics outside! So glad the weather is working with you :)

Another curious fact consering phoneboxes: In Norway quite a few people got married in them before it was deemed unchristian a few years back. I don`t get that, it is basically a direct line up! :)

QueenVII said...

I looove your outfit. You look so great in red/black/gray. So funny you referenced the phone booth! I was sooo excited to see one when I visited London. those doors are SO heavy! kinda ridiculous. love the wedges and tights!

Pull Your Socks Up! said...

I'm foaming at the mouth Bella - those shots of red have given this very rainy day the shot of adrenalin I needed!! Thanks for your lovely comment sweetie:))) xo

Pam @ over50feeling40 said...

I did not think of a phone booth, but I did smile and think, I LIKE THIS!!

Collette Osuna said...

Love you in all this is where its at chickie!!!

The Daily Fashionista said...

I love your mix of colors. You wear red tights very well, and I love your source of inspiration! That was a stroke of genius:)

Ofelia said...

Bella, its been said that those who love red live life to the fullest and are tenacious and determined in their endeavors!!!
A perfect fit for you!

Vintage Vixen said...

Rocking the red, Bella! Love it on you.
What are you guys doing with our phone boxes and letter boxes? Send 'em back! xxx

Franca said...

a postbox and a phonebox right next to each other???? In california??? Love!

I also love your outfit, of course!

Sal said...

Can't go wrong with black and red!

sacramento said...

You always look wonderful. I love, love outfit posts so much.
Mil besos, GUAPA!!!!

Courtney said...

Katy did this color combo today, too! My two favorite fashionistas are leading the pink train. Must try.

My Heart Blogged said...

Those rights look amazing on you. Red is your color hot stuff!
My Heart Blogged

Fashion Momma said...

Dear Hottie,

When you asked if this reminded you of anything, I immediately thought, "YES! ME!"

We're twinsies, today.
Because, you know... great minds and all.

Puffy Heart,

Marie @ Lemondrop Vintage said...

I love those old booths, but you are far too stylish to remind me of one! Love the tights, mine are hot pink today but I am liking that color even better.

Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge

seƱora Allnut said...

love all that red color!, love your tights and beret!, and your awesome style!

Yvonne said...

Ah Bella - you know what RED does to me!! I love it and that hat too!! Divine! The Brits really have some things right don't they? Love those iconic phone booths.
You look great!!

Terri said...

I bought the red tights...but haven't worn them yet. I think you've given me an idea.

The Closet Shopper said...

I'm sorry, you don't look like a phone booth. haha. Holy beep. That made me guffaw.

You look fabulous. I love it all.


Arash Mazinani said...

I love the bold red, where did you find the telephone box? didn't think you had those in cali!

Pearl Westwood said...

The red tights look fab! I have a pair but never wore them, time to dig them out x

Frenchy said...

Very fun ! I love all the colors in your outfit ! XO

Casee Marie said...

Loving the red! It's funny, when my sister and I were quite little one Easter our uncle took us on the train (he's a conductor at Grand Central in NYC) and one of the guys he worked with was showing us all the sorts of things people leave on the train - including a bright red umbrella. The guy gave it to my sister and said, "Here, it matches your personality." We never quite figured out what he meant by that!

P.S. Completely loving that jacket, so cute!

Kerry said...

meow baby, meeeooow!

Elle Enchanted said...

You are a vision in red bella, and too funny! and if you're a telephone box that's the most stylish telephone box i've ever seen ;) haha

La Historiadora de Moda said...

I adore this take on shorts + tights!

Laura Connell said...

OMG OMG Sharon Jones and the DapKings! I discovered her in a CD shop in Greenwich Village then I saw her LIVE at the Beacon Theatre. So awesome! She is amazing and wonderful. I love her version of "This Land was made for you and me". Have you heard it?

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Thank you all for the sweet comments! I am telling folks, wearing red tights is just about the happiest thing ever. EVERYthing looks good with red tights!
@laura: I love Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and no, haven't heard that song- but I promise you I will by this evening. Thanks!

WendyB said...

Yay! Red legs!

Louise said...

What a genius idea for an outfit! You look so amazing... the red tights with those wedges make me happy.

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Thank you Louise. They've been making me happy too!

Angeline said...

This is an awesome outfit! I love red and neutrals. The layering of blacks and grays is so pretty here. ANd love the inspiration--I have one of these outside my apartment and it makes me happy just to look at it.

Plami said...

Gorgeous!!! I love reds so much! And this is a very very beautiful song!


Heather Fonseca said...

How is it that you go to Target and find all this rad retro stuff and all I find are t-shirts? Love that jacket!



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