Bella Q

Bella Q RQ Hettrick, aka Bella Q, is the author of two personal style and fashion blogs home-grown in Sacramento: The Citizen Rosebud and Street Style SACRAMENTO.

Web Site: http://www.streetstylesacramento.com


Shoe Shine: Everyday, People

Oct 8, 2013
Shoe Shine: Everyday, People



Trust me, folks, I have a plethora of fancy shoes that would have been great to show off to you for our monthly Shoe Shine shin-dig. But, truth be told, I haven't been wearing those fancy "big-girl" shoes. Why? Because I've been sticking close to home, and there...

Soul to Sole

Oct 7, 2013
Soul to Sole

I believe that beauty can be found almost anywhere. From the humblest street corner, to the loftiest ideal, beauty is everywhere.  If you refine your palette, and delve beyond topical declarations of beauty, you'll discern the tenacious omnipresen...

Outfit Post: Hop-a-long Highlander

Oct 4, 2013
Outfit Post: Hop-a-long Highlander

#PLAIDURDAY celebrates the eternal truth of Tartan. Happy Plaidurday, peeps!Today I share yet another taste of the Tartan.The idea was a little Hop-a-long Cowboy Meets Highlander; the result seems to be Tyrolean Tourist.#SHOPSECONDHANDFIRST: This Tyrol...

Plaidurday Saints

Oct 2, 2013
Plaidurday Saints

Holy (Rock and) Rollers: BJ and O getting righteous in their Phinneywood plaid.How do you recognize kindred spirits? For me, it often they are often found through a mutual love of plaid. (See above.) That would be BeeJay and Omaima, the power couple th...

Outfit Post: Animal Overkill

Oct 1, 2013
Outfit Post: Animal Overkill

Lions and tigers and leopards, oh my! Prowling the urban jungle in animal overkill.How many animal references can you smoosh into an outfit? If you answer to the name of Bella, the answer is five.  As in three big cats and two servings of galavant...

Stripes and Dots, with Dots on Top

Sep 30, 2013
Stripes and Dots, with Dots on Top

Top This: Dotted 1960s Wool Felt Pillbox Hat in Marine c/o Trove VintageDots and stripes make for a cheerful pattern play. While this is probably more of a spring look, I'm enjoying my new-to-me vintage 1960s wool felt pillbox hat, a recent score from ...

Picture Perfect: Fall

Sep 27, 2013
Picture Perfect: Fall

Perfectly poised: a random collection of fallen Autumn leaves with the added bloom of a fabric flower, discarded and caught up in the tide of city debris. This little vignette looks like an artist's tableau all ready to be framed.  Blooming, alway...

Outfit Post: Garage #Plaid

Sep 24, 2013
Outfit Post: Garage #Plaid

You know what they say: if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. So today, on a rainy day in Seattle, I joined them. Basically I'm grunged out- long sleeve layered under a rock t-shirt, rainboots, and the pre-requisite plaid. This is me, disguised as a native....

Plaid-itude

Sep 23, 2013
Plaid-itude

Blessed are the Pattern-mixers, for theirs is the kingdom of plaid-dom. According to those in the know, and I kid you not: PLAID IS HOT THIS SEASON. I just read all about this trending trend, breaking news: plaid for in for Fall. It's um, "revolutionar...

Bloom

Sep 20, 2013
Bloom

You know what they say: One man's trash is another man's treasure, and in dealing with shopping secondhand first, I've found this to be so very true!My love of vintage clothing means I scour my favorite thrift shops for items dating pre-1980s, and I ha...



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